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vSphere 6.5: Additional considerations when migrating to VMFS-6 – Part 2

In the Part 1 of this series, I was writing about the most common cases which might prevent a successful migration to VMFS-6. There is another one to cover. For ESXi hosts that boot from a flash

‘Response with status: 401 Unauthorized for URL’ while performing Update Manager tasks on Firefox in vSphere 6.5

Updating to vCenter Server 6.5 Update 2d has brought long-awaited support for the vSphere Update Manager (VUM) functionality to vSphere Client. However, you should be aware of some incompatibility between a VUM plug-in in vSphere

IMPORTANT: Removing a virtual machine folder from inventory deletes the VMs within it from disk when using the vSphere Client

VMware has recently released a new KB 65207 warning about this issue. Normally, all powered off VMs would be unregistered from vCenter when you remove a parent folder that includes those objects using the vSphere

VMUG: It’s official – VMUG UserCon 2019 on March 19 in Sydney!

What is a UserCon? Deep-dive sessions and hands-on trainings Unparalleled access to VMware experts Networking with other IT and security professionals Exclusive previews of what’s coming next from VMware Resources to support you on your

PowerCLI: Housekeeping after upgrading to the latest version of PowerCLI

With a new version of VMware PowerCLI 11.1.0 released, it is time to plan for an upgrade. Even if it is simply a matter of one command in PowerShell, you need to remember that the

vCSA 6.x: WinSCP fails with the error ‘Received too large SFTP packet’

Back to basics… When you try connecting to vCenter Server Virtual Appliance 6.x (vCSA) using WinSCP, the error message ‘Received too large (1433299822 B) SFTP packet‘ might appear. This is due to the configuration of

[URGENT] vSAN 6.6.1: Potential data loss due to resynchronisation mixed with object expansion

Last week VMware released an urgent hotfix to remediate potential data loss in vSAN 6.6.1 due to resynchronisation mixed with object expansion. This is a known issue affecting earlier versions of ESXi 6.5 Express Patch