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VMware ESX and ESXi administrative tips News
March 11, 2016
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talked about where the security world stands, where it can go and how NSX fits in.
September 29, 2015
A new version of vSphere wasn't announced at VMworld, but the new technologies that were left users excited for the future
August 28, 2015
It's not a rebirth of the VMware Technology Network, but VMUG Advantage gives subscribers a trial period of a year for several VMware products.
February 16, 2015
VMware's origin started with five employees and an idea to abstract hardware. Now the company is evolving faster thanks to a rapid succession of acquisitions.
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Some situations call for remote access to the vSphere Data Protection appliance. This walk-through will show you how to enable SSH login so you can access it remotely. Continue Reading
Upgrading a stand-alone host to ESXi 6.5 is as easy as downloading the offline bundle update, starting Secure Shell and running a few commands with the ESXi software command tool set. Continue Reading
VMware vSphere Replication can help copy virtual machines from one host to another, or even one data center to another. Here's how to install and configure it. Continue Reading
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You can use the free edition of VMware vSphere to build a virtualization platform, but remember, you get what you pay for. Continue Reading
VMware wants to cash in on the hyper-converged trend with tighter integration of its products, and vSAN is no exception. Check out these tips to see what's new in vSAN 6.5 and 6.6. Continue Reading
Introduced in vSphere 6.0, the Content Library was a nifty tool, but had some serious limitations. VSphere 6.5 changes that with a number of new capabilities. Continue Reading
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DR in large virtualized environments can be a challenge. Use VMware DR tools like vSAN, vSphere Replication and vCloud Air Disaster Recovery to ease planning. Continue Reading
VMware added vRealize Log Insight NSX in version 6.2.3. This central logging system receives log entries from ESXi hosts and helps identify issues in your NSX deployment. Continue Reading
VMware introduced a lot of new features that focused on security in vSphere 6.5. But, beyond those features, you can follow these practices to improve security. Continue Reading
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Storage I/O control can be an effective way to handle occasional storage sharing issues, but it is not always suitable for every virtual machine. Continue Reading
Configuring ESXi time sync should be a top priority for admins once installation is complete -- failure to do so could result in application failure, VM issues and more. Continue Reading
A remote code execution vulnerability in Apache Struts 2 affected four VMware products. Keeping a VMware environment secure goes beyond basic features and tools. Continue Reading