Tag: ESXi

Evolving the VMware vSphere Security Configuration Guides

If you’ve watched any of my YouTube videos over the last year or so you know that I’m fond of Bruce Schneier’s essay “The Process of Security.” He wrote it in the year 2000, and

11th Gen Intel NUC – Which is the best candidate to run ESXi?

Intel has finally announced their 11th Generation NUCs. For the first time, all three product lines are announced at the same time. The NUC series is very popular to be used in homelabs or for

What’s New with VMware Cloud on AWS: Improved Compliance, Workload protection and Enhancement in scale, usage and migration capabilities

With 3+ years in the market, VMware Cloud on AWS is helping customer accelerate their hybrid cloud journey in a fast, cost-effective manner with minimal risk and has garnered real-world satisfaction among customers and partners

Hands-on-Lab: Google Cloud VMware Engine Overview

To support their applications’ complex needs, organizations are moving to the public cloud to achieve greater scale and agility, lower TCO, and develop new cloud-native services and applications to support their customers. Google Cloud VMware

VMware vSAN on Consumer-Grade SSDs – Endurance analysis

When you are running an ESXi based homelab, you might have considered using vSAN as the storage technology of choice. Hyperconverged storages are a growing alternative to SAN-based systems in virtual environments, so using them

vSphere 7.0 Performance Counter Description

This is a list of all available performance metrics that are available in vSphere vCenter Server 7.0. Performance counters can be views for Virtual Machines, Hosts, Clusters, Resource Pools, and other objects by opening Monitor

Advanced Cross vCenter Server Migration Integrated in vSphere 7 U1c

The latest vSphere patch is released. Next to various improvements and fixes, the Advanced Cross vCenter Server vMotion (XVM) feature is also part of this patch release! Make sure to check out the release notes

NSX-T 3.1 Enhancement – Shared ESXi and Edge Transport VLAN with a Single Uplink

With the release of NSX-T 3.1, improvements to inter-TEP communication within the same host have been implemented. The Edge TEP IP can now be on the same subnet as the local hypervisor TEP. This feature reduces

Heads Up: VMFS6 Heap Exhaustion in ESXi 7.0

Posted by Florian Grehl on November 20, 2020 In ESXi 7.0 (Build 15843807) and 7.0b (Build 16324942), there is a known issue with the VMFS6 filesystem. The problem is solved in ESXi 7.0 Update 1.

Tanzu Kubernetes Licensing in vSphere 7.0 Update 1

With the release of vSphere 7.0 Update 1, VMware introduced a new licensing model for its Tanzu Kubernetes integration. Basically, the licensing has been changed from an ESXi-Host license to a Cluster license that looks