Davoud Teimouri

Virtualization & Datacenter

Category: News

[News]: VMware Tools HGFS Vulnerability

VMware Tools HGFS Out-Of-Bounds Read Vulnerability VMware Tools contains an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in HGFS. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers to escalate their privileges on guest VMs. Note: In order to be able to exploit this issue, file sharing must be enabled. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures […]

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[Review]: Xen Project Hypervisor 4.11

Xen Project

What’s New in the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.11 The Xen 4.11 release has followed this approach by delivering more PVH related functionality: PVH Dom0 support is now available as experimental feature and support for running unmodified PV guests in a PVH Container has been added. In addition, significant chunks of the ARM port have been […]

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[Review]: Introducing Windows Server System Insights

Microsoft Windows Insight

As an IT admin, one of the responsibilities you have is to ensure systems continue to run smoothly. That is true for a number of activities and components, such as monitoring if a disk is going to run out of space, determining how much memory and processing a Hyper-V host is consuming so you can plan for new VMs, and many other examples.

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[Review]: Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3a

Veeam has release update for Backup & Replication 9.5 regarding to support vSphere 6.7, there is also other new platform support:

VMware vSphere 6.7: Includes the new HTML5 version of vSphere Web Client plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication, and asynchronous NBD/NBDSSL support for improved read performance of network transport mode with ESXi 6.7.

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[Review]: HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.06.0 (HPE SPP)

HPE Service Pack For ProLiant (HPE SPP)

HPE has release “HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.06.0 (HPE SPP)” for production servers and it’s available to download. The Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is a comprehensive systems software and firmware update solution, which is delivered as a single ISO image. This solution uses Smart Update Manager (SUM) as the deployment tool and is tested on all HPE ProLiant Gen9 and Gen10 servers as defined in the Service Pack for ProLiant Server Support Guide found at www.hpe.com/servers/spp/documentation.

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[Review]: vSphere 6.5 Update 2

vCenter 6.5 Update 2

Today, VMware has announced vSphere 6.5 U2 with lot of new features and fixes on components specially on ESXi and vCenter. vSphere 6.5 U2 has some new features that backported from vSphere 6.7 . VMware recommended upgrading vSphere 5.5 to vSphere 6, 6.5, so vSphere 6.5 U2 is good choice for upgrade virtual infrastructure with less impact, because many hardware that supporting vSphere 5.5, don’t compatible with vSphere 6.7 . Upgrading to vSphere 6.5 Update 2 from vSphere 5.5 requires a minimum version of vSphere 5.5 Update 3b prior to performing the upgrade.

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[Download]: HPE Integrated Lights-Out 2 (iLO 2) Vulnerability

HPE iLO

HPE iLO 2 Vulnerability  There is new detected vulnerability on HPE Integrated Lights-Out 2 (iLO2) that related to TLS protocol 1.2 and earlier. The TLS protocol 1.2 and earlier, when a DHE_EXPORT ciphersuite is enabled on a server but not on a client, does not properly convey a DHE_EXPORT choice, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to conduct cipher-downgrade […]

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[Download]: HPE Microprocessor Vulnerability ROM Updates

Microprocessor Vulnerability ROM Updates HPE has released ROM update to preventing Side Channel Analysis Method vulnerability on the below servers and operating systems: Product Category  Description  Version  Upgrade Requirement  Filename  BIOS – System ROM  Online ROM Flash Component for Windows – HP ProLiant ML110 G7/DL120 G7 (J01) Servers  2018.02.22  Critical  cp035115.exe   BIOS – System ROM  […]

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[Review]: HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.03.0 (HPE SPP)

HPE Service Pack For ProLiant (HPE SPP)

HPE has release “HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.03.0 (HPE SPP)” for production servers and it’s available to download. The Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is a comprehensive systems software and firmware update solution, which is delivered as a single ISO image. This solution uses Smart Update Manager (SUM) as the deployment tool and is tested on all HPE ProLiant Gen9 and Gen10 servers as defined in the Service Pack for ProLiant Server Support Guide found at www.hpe.com/servers/spp/documentation.

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[Update]: EMC Unity Storage Systems – Drive and OE Compatibility Matrix (Feb 2018)

EMC Unity

EMC Unity Drive and OE Compatibility Matrix EMC Unity storage systems supporting the below disk drives: Unity SAS Flash 2 Drives – For use in FAST Cache, FAST VP or all-Flash-pools Unity SAS Flash 3 Drives – For use in all-Flash-pools only Unity SAS Flash 4 Drives – For use in all-Flash-pools only Unity Spinning […]

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[Update]: EMC VNX2 Storage Systems – Drive and OE Compatibility Matrix (Feb 2018)

EMC VNX

EMC VNX2 Drive and OE Compatibility Matrix The document will help you to know that the minimum compatibility between VNX storage system OE and disk drives. The supported part numbers and minimum version of software are listed. Before installing a new disk in a storage system, use the EMC Unisphere Manager to determine the VNX […]

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[Download]: Microsoft Windows Server Monthly Update – February 2018

Windows Update

Microsoft Windows Server February Updates Same as previous months, Microsoft has released updates for Windows Server and those are available via Windows Update or offline packages. The updates are cumulative that it means, you don’t need to install the previous updates. Windows Server 2008 R2 This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part […]

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[Review]: Oracle VM Server for SPARC 3.5.0.1

Oracle VM

Oracle VM is Oracle virtualization platform designed for x86 and SPARC architectures. Linux, Windows and Solaris can be run as virtual machine on this virtualization platform. In addition to solutions that are hypervisor-based, Oracle also offers virtualization built in to hardware and Oracle operating systems to deliver the most complete and optimized solution for your entire computing environment.

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[Review]: RVTools 3.10

What’s RVTools? RVTools is a Windows desktop application to collect and display useful information about VMware vSphere platform. Interacting with VirtualCenter 2.5, ESX Server 3.5, ESX Server 3i, ESX Server 4i, VirtualCenter 4.x, ESX Server 4.x, VirtualCenter 5.x, VirtualCenter Appliance, ESX Server 5.x, VirtualCenter 6.0, ESX Server 6.0, VirtualCenter 6.5 and ESX Server 6.5. RVTools […]

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[Review]: VMware PowerCLI 10.0

VMware PowerCLI 10

At 10th PowerCLI’s birthday, VMware announced new release of PowerCLI with new name and new features.

vSphere PowerCLI name has been changed to VMware PowerCLI because after 10 years of evolution, PowerCLI is automation tools for many of VMware’s products.

Also PowerCLI version number has been jumped to 10 because of celebrating 10th birthday.

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