VMware vSphere+ is the multi-cloud workload platform that brings the benefits of the cloud to on-premises workloads. vSphere+ delivers high-value cloud services for IT admins and developers to centralize management, supercharge productivity, and accelerate innovation for traditional and next-gen applications.
Well, if you thought that Spectre and Meltdown (security nightmare blasts from the past) were dead, think again. There is a new data-leaking Retbleed Spectre variant that is yet another Spectre-based speculative-execution attack that allows attackers to expose secrets within the kernel memory […]
A very cool solution for standalone ESXi hosts used in production or home labs that I want to report today. In fact, I have received a quick email from Horst Fickel, which is one of our readers, letting me know that he and his friends have released a lightweight VIB package for VMware ESXi which […]
New Release – PowerCLI 12.7
The PowerCLI team has some exciting news this week! PowerCLI version 12.7 is out and it’s packed with lots of new and exciting features. We have made a long requested module available on PowerShell Core, extended many cmdlets and added some new ones, and also improved the performance of others. PowerCLI 12.7 comes with the … Continued The post New Release – PowerCLI 12.7 appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.
I had an interesting question this morning asking whether it was possible to add a vTPM (Virtual Trusted Platform Module) to a Nested ESXi VM? The user was interested in testing a particular scenario with the new vSphere Trust Authority feature that was introduced in the vSphere 7.0. […]
My buddy Alan Renouf had pinged me earlier today and asked whether it was possible to emulate a USB storage device that could aide him in the testing the installation of ESXi from a USB device but without having to use a real USB device. I honestly was not aware of any mechanisms that would […]
Although the purpose of server certificates is simple, understanding and decoding them can be challenging. This blog provides information about self-signed certificates, exporting the signing chain, and validating that certificates, private keys, and certificate signing requests correspond to […]
Guys heads up. There is a new vCenter Server update and ESXi hosts update to take note of. The new vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3f release and ESXi 7.0 Update 3f release take care of quite a few security vulnerabilities. Let’s dive into this release and see what security vulnerabilities are […]
In this technical overview blog, I will cover some of the new features packed into the latest release of vRealize Network Insight that will enhance your visibility into your virtual and physical multi-cloud infrastructure. If you missed our announcement blog for vRealize Network Insight 6.7, […]
Today, VMware is proud to announce the general availability of VMware vSphere+™ and VMware vSAN+™. Originally announced on June 28, vSphere+ and vSAN+ deliver the benefits of the cloud to on-premises workloads. vSphere+ combines industry-leading cloud infrastructure, an enterprise-ready […]
vSphere+ and vSAN+ was just announced this week and if you have not heard the news, I recommend checking out this blog post (includes a nice video with testimonials from early customers and partners) that goes into greater details for the new vSphere+ and vSAN+ offering (hint, it is more than […]
Some of the basic fundamental concepts were looked at in a previous blog. If you haven’t had the chance, take a look at it. We will dig even more profound into vSAN and we’ll see how its components internally interact with each other. First of all, there are certain terminologies that need to […]
Cross vCenter vMotion has been one of my favorite VMware features since it was released. Like almost everything within the vSphere suite, it has also been improved over time. This is one feature that can make a huge difference in planning and operations, so let’s take a closer look. […]