VMware: VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 2 released

VMware has just released vSphere 6.0 Update 2. Together with the Updates, the following product updates were released today: VMware ESXi 6.0 U2 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware vCenter Server 6.0 U2 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware vCloud Automation Center Application Services 6.2.4 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware … [Read more...]

How to deploy vCenter Server Appliance with external Platform Services Controller

In one of my previous posts we had a closer look on how to upgrade the vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.5 to version 6.0. This upgrade procedure described the upgrade process of the vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller (PSC) but doesn’t provide an upgrade or migration process if … [Read more...]

Invalid credentials message when registering vCenter Server with external Platform Service Controller in vSphere 6

When vSphere 6 was released, I decided to delete my RTM version of my external Platform service Controller and vCenter Server appliances, to replace them by the GA versions. Installing the PSC went fine, but when installing the vCenter appliance, I was not able to register it to the PSC. I kept getting the message … [Read more...]

vSphere 6 Feature Walkthroughs

Explore the features of VMware vSphere 6, the industry-leading server virtualization platform that lets you virtualize applications with confidence. vCenter Server Install - This series provides to instructions on installing various vCenter 6.0 components. vCenter Server Upgrades - Seamlessly … [Read more...]

Realtek NIC on vSphere 6

During the beta fase of vSphere 6 I was looking for a c […] … [Read more...]

What’s new in vSphere 6 – Content Library

The Content Library is one of the new features in vSphere 6. The Content Library provides simple and effective management for VM templates, vApps, ISO images and scripts for vSphere Administrators collectively called “content”. The Content Library can be synchronized across sites and vCenter Servers. … [Read more...]

VMware: What’s new in vSphere 6.0

Install & Upgrade Enhanced Install and Upgrade Capabilities – Windows vCenter installation experience has been enhanced with additional capabilities including custom ports, custom paths, uninstall and error messaging improvements. Furthermore, all upgrade paths from Windows vCenter 5.0 and up are now supported. … [Read more...]

VMware: Upgrade vSphere ESXi 5.5 u2 to ESXi 6.0

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VMware: Install VMware vCenter Server 6.0.0

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What’s new in vSphere 6!

Today, at a live (web) event, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger unveiled the release of VMware vSphere 6 ! Since I participated in the vSphere 6 beta program and also have a beta test environment running in my home lab, here are the features and enhancements found with VMware vSphere 6 that are, in my opinion, some of the most … [Read more...]