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New HPE Customized ESXi Image Not Supported on ProLiant BL c-Class Servers

HPE has released the supported ESXi versions as customized images for ProLiant and other HPE server products. There is bad news about HPE ProLiant BL460c. Which Version Have Released? The below versions of HPE Custom Images for VMware Released in January 2021: VMware-ESXi-7.0.1-17325551-HPE-701.0.0.10.6.3.9-Jan2021.iso VMware-ESXi-6.7.0-17167734-HPE-Gen9plus-670.U3.10.6.3.8-Jan2021.iso VMware-ESXi-6.5.0-Update3-17097218-HPE-Gen9plus-650.U3.10.6.3.8-Dec2020.iso Which Hardware Products Not Supported? The mentioned images don’t support installing on the below server products: HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen10 Server Blade HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen9 Server Blade HPE ProLiant BL660c Gen9 Server Blade Which Versions Are Supported on ProLiant BL c-Class Servers? The below versions must be used on ProLiant BL c-Class Servers: VMware-ESXi-7.0.1-16850804-HPE-701.0.0.10.6.0.40-Oct2020.iso...

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vSphere 7 is Available to Download

VMware vSphere 7 is now available to download. The new version of vSphere is available with the below licenses and components: Licenses and Components Essentials VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 7.0.0                           VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0                                                              Essentials Plus                                              VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 7.0.0                            VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0                                                              VMware vSphere Replication 8.3.0                                       Standard                                                       VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 7.0.0                            VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0                                                              VMware vSphere Replication 8.3.0                                       VMware vRealize Orchestrator Appliance 8.0.1 Enterprise                        VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 7.0.0                            VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0                                                              VMware vSphere Replication 8.3.0                                       VMware vRealize Orchestrator Appliance 8.0.1 Enterprise Plus                VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 7.0.0                            VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0                                                              VMware...

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Last HPE Pre-Gen9 ESXi 6.5 U3 Custom Image

HPE has released the last custom image for Pre-Gen9 ProLiant servers. Actually, the Pre-Gen9 was just Gen8! Seems, HPE Gen8 ProLiant is retiring. HPE released ESXi 6.7 U3 custom image as well and it does support Gen9 and Gen10. What’s Changed? Same as all previous custom images, there were some changes on device drivers, management bundles and also ESXi image. All the custom images have been created from latest ESXi image. Also you can find the other changes via the below links: ESXi 6.7 U3: Driver Versions in HPE supplied VMware ESXi images ESXi 6.5 U3 (G9 Plus, Pre-G9): Driver...

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HPE FlexFabric 650FLB Adapter May Cause PSOD on ESXi 6.x

Seems, there is an issue on HPE Blade Servers when a specific adapter is installed on server. If there is any server of the below models in your virtual environment that you should consider to this post: HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen10 Server Blade HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen9 Server Blade HPE ProLiant BL660c Gen9 Server HPE servers running VMware ESXi 6.0, VMware ESXi 6.5 or VMware ESXi 6.7 and configured with an HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter with driver version 12.0.1211.0 (or prior), a “wake NOT set” message is logged in the Vmkernel logs. Then after 20 to 30 days...

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Latest VMware ESXi Patche #5

VMware has release patch for ESXi 6.5, critical issues are fixed on that. There is one security issue which addressed in this patch for ESXi 6.5. Fixed Issues ESXi contains a denial-of-service vulnerability in the shader functionality. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2019-5536 to this issue. See VMSA-2019-0019 for further information. PR 2374268: Upgrading NSX-T fails with an error that VSIP filters are not cleared PR 2417371: ESXi 6.5 Update 3 hosts take long to complete tasks such as exit maintenance mode Further Reading Latest VMware Patch #4 Latest VMware ESXi Patche #3 Latest VMware ESXi Patch #2 Latest VMware...

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Kubewise, Multi-Platform Desktop Client for Kubernetes

Kubewise is a simple multi-platform desktop client for Kubernetes. In the same way the kubectl command requires only a valid kubeconfig file to run commands against a Kubernetes cluster, Kubewise requires you just to configure one or more valid kubeconfig files to interact with the corresponding Kubernetes clusters. Main features: Support for multiple kubeconfig files. UI-driven interaction with the most frequently used Kubernetes entities. One-click terminal with the proper KUBECONFIG env variable set. Generation of custom kubeconfig files for a given namespace. Highlight sustaniability and security-related data. Requirements Kubewise is a desktop application built with HTML, JavaScript, CSS and Node.js, and it...

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New Release, VMware Tools 11.0

VMware Tools is critical components for virtual guests in vSphere environments. VMware Tools includes drivers for virtualized devices and other components. What’s New in VMware Tools 11.0? First of all, you may know that VMware Tools 10.3.5 was final release for Linux, so there is no new thing for Linux. Better integration with Microsoft Update Service. Updated drivers (pvscsi, vmxnet3 and vmci) will be made available through the same service for Windows Server 2016 and later when the driver publication process completes. Upgraded compiler for VMware Tools drivers to Microsoft Visual Studio 2017. VMware Tools is notarized for MacOS 10.14.5 starting with...

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Latest VMware Patch #4

VMware has released ESXi600-201909001 for ESXi 6.0 to resolve lot of important and critical problems. I think, the new update should apply as soon as possible. ESXi600-201909001 The patch is 566.1 MB, build number will be 14513180 ( Security only: 14516143) after applying the patch. Image Profiles Image Profile ESXi-6.0.0-20190904001-standard (Build 14513180) includes the following updated VIBs: Name Version Vendor Summary Category Severity Bulletin cpu-microcode 6.0.0-3.125.14475122 VMware Updates the ESX 6.0.0 cpu-microcode security important ESXi600-201909102-SG esx-base 6.0.0-3.129.14513180 VMware Updates the ESX 6.0.0 esx-base bugfix critical ESXi600-201909401-BG esx-ui 1.33.4-14110286 VMware VMware Host Client security important ESXi600-201909103-SG lsi-msgpt3 06.255.12.00-9vmw.600.3.129.14513180 VMware Updates the ESX 6.0.0...

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VMware’s Tool for Find VMware’s Products Ports and Protocols

VMware’s products needs to communicate together or communicate with other components of services via network, administrators must know that components will communicate via which ports and protocols. VMware has provided a tool to find port and protocol of popular VMware’s products which called ” VMware Ports and Protocols”. Currently, you can find ports and protocols which the below products used: vSphere vSAN NSX for vSphere vRealize Network Insight vRealize Operations Manager vRealize Automation Note: The recent versions of the mentioned products and not out of support products. External Links VMware Ports and Protocols

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Latest VMware ESXi Patche #3

VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 3 has been released this week also VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 3 was released last month. VMware has released new patch to fix bugs in vSphere 6.5. Which Bugs Have Been Fixed? This patch updates the esx-base, esx-tboot, vsan and vsanhealth VIBs to resolve the following issue: PR 2379650: An API call to configure the number of queues and worlds of a driver might cause an ESXi hosts to fail with a purple diagnostic screenYou can use the SCSIBindCompletionWorlds() method to set the the number of queues and worlds of a driver. However, if you set the numQueues parameter to higher than 1 and...