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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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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
VMware Identity Manager is an Identity as a Service (IDaaS) offering that provides single sign-on (SSO) capabilities and user-based controls for web, cloud and mobile applications. Continue Reading
Learn how to set up and run the new VMware vSphere 6.5 VM Encryption feature to improve security by bringing encryption to the hypervisor level. Continue Reading
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With revenue stagnation in the virtualization market on the rise, VMware has a target on its back. Is the company willing to make the right decisions to remain on top? Continue Reading
There are a few ways to collect vSphere log files. If you have access to vCenter, you can use the vSphere Web Client. Continue Reading
Test your knowledge on the new vSphere 6.5 features as well as all of the other changes that came with the VMware's latest release of its core virtualization product. Continue Reading
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Maintaining consistent host configurations is essential to the security and stability of your environment. Create a host profile to help make sure your settings remain consistent. Continue Reading
Shell scripts can improve speed and automation for sys admins beyond what's possible with graphical user interfaces. Dana French's books cover advanced shell scripting for experienced users. Continue Reading
You upgraded vCenter to version 6.5; what comes next? Upgrade your ESXi hosts to gain access to new features and functionality by following these steps. Continue Reading
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Data center admins often run into problems when it comes to snapshot removal. The best way to avoid these issues is to prevent them in the first place. Continue Reading
The upgrade from ESX to ESXi hosts can be difficult; no current tools convert hosts for you and you can't preserve manual configurations. But there are ways to ease the process. Continue Reading
In order to successfully log in to vCenter Server with vSphere Web Client, start by figuring out which version of vCenter Server you're running. Continue Reading