VMWare vSphere

Securing Your vSphere Environment from Ransomware Part 2: Rubber Meets Road — Thinking Out Cloud

In Part 1, I may have scared the crap out of you introduced protecting your vSphere environment from Ransomware attacks using some resources from VMware. But, that was an iceberg-level introduction to the concept. Here, we are going to talk about what you can actually do to protect your vSphere environment. My focus here is […]

Securing Your vSphere Environment from Ransomware Part 2: Rubber Meets Road — Thinking Out Cloud
External, Nutanix, VMWare vSphere

Performance Considerations when running Nutanix on vSphere — vcdx133.com

Here are some performance considerations for running Nutanix AOS 5.10 or higher on vSphere 6.7 U3b. In vSphere 6.7 you may have noticed the introduction of Skyline Health (vSphere Client, vCenter Server object, Monitor, Skyline Health) and the reporting of the Compute Health Checks. You may have also noticed the informational alert in the ESXi […]

via Performance Considerations when running Nutanix on vSphere — vcdx133.com

PowerShell, VMWare vSphere

Matching VMDKs to Windows drive letters using PowerCLI — Virtually Sober

Recently one of the largest Zerto customers (10,000 protected VMs) reached out to me asking for help. It was early Friday evening, I already had a beer open, so I thought why not? Using PowerCLI they needed to match VMDKs to Windows drive letters in order to mark them as SWAP disks in their VM…

via Matching VMDKs to Windows drive letters using PowerCLI — Virtually Sober

External, Rubrik, VMWare vSphere

Introducing Rubrik + VMware Cloud on AWS — Rubrik

At Rubrik, we prioritize customer engagement and focus on tailoring our roadmap to our users’ specific needs. When speaking with our customers, we discovered that many are investigating or using VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) for a variety of use cases. Most commonly, users leverage VMC as a Disaster Recovery site or a place to […]

via Introducing Rubrik + VMware Cloud on AWS — Rubrik

External, Hyper-V, PowerShell, VMWare vSphere

How to create Hyper-V Dashboard using Windows PowerShell? — vembu.com

Have you ever wanted to create a real-time IT dashboard for your Hyper-V environment? It can be difficult to monitor and assess resources in large Hyper-V environments. On top of that, reporting is essential for IT managers but you cannot provide a basic Excel report. Using Windows PowerShell, you could be able to create reports…

via How to create Hyper-V Dashboard using Windows PowerShell? — vembu.com

External, VMWare vSphere

Runecast 2.0 milestone — vInfrastructure Blog

Runecast is a company that provides actionable predictive analytics for VMware vSphere environments. Runecast Analyzer is a solution that provides software-defined expertise to mitigate service outages, increase security and compliance and reduce time in troubleshooting. Runecast Analyzer is deployed in VMware environments across the globe within enterprise and SME customers. This solution can discover hidden issues…

via Runecast 2.0 milestone — vInfrastructure Blog

External, VMWare vSphere

L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) – VMware vSphere patches — vInfrastructure Blog

The L1 Terminal Fault (aka Foreshadow) bug is another speculative execution side channel attack that affect Intel Core processors and Intel Xeon processors only. For VMware vSphere there are some patches available as described in this document: VMSA-2018-0020. All patches have been released on August, 14th 2018. VMware Product Product Version Running On Severity Replace_with/Apply_Patch Build…

via L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) – VMware vSphere patches — vInfrastructure Blog

External, VMWare vSphere

Warning “esx.problem.hyperthreading.unmitigated” after installing ESXi patches. — Kalle’s playground

This warning may appear after installing patches contained in release ESXi650-201808001 (14 Aug 2018) and you have not updated your vCenter Server. After upgrade of vCenter Server you will see a following warning – “This host is potentially vulnerable to issues described in CVE-2018-3646, please refer to https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/55636 for details and VMware recommendations.” Link to KB55636 […]

via Warning “esx.problem.hyperthreading.unmitigated” after installing ESXi patches. — Kalle’s playground

External, VMWare vSphere

VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Master Replica with HA Installation & Configuration Steps — Siva Sankar Blogs

vRealize Operations Manager provides operations management with great visibility across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures. vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS) uses data collected from objects and sources and identifies issues in any monitored system component. It also provides great analytics along with recommended ways to address an issue. This is a great helpful resource for systems…

via VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Master Replica with HA Installation & Configuration Steps — Siva Sankar Blogs