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vMiss.net was founded as a blog about virtualization and VMware technologies.  If you are looking learn about VMware, this is the place for you!  I have over ten years of VMware experience, and became a VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) in 2016.

Upgrading VMware vSphere

Remember, end of general support for ESXi 5.5 is coming, and you cannot directly upgrade from ESXi 5.5 to 6.7.  You must upgrade to ESXi 6.5 as an intermediate step.
How to Upgrade to ESXi 6.5 Using VMware Update Manager
How to Upgrade to ESXi 6.7 Using VMware Update Manager

Is VMware ESXi Free?
melissa • November 06, 2019 • No Comments

When it comes to VMware vSphere as a whole, VMware ESXi, or the VMware vSphere Hypervisor is a critical component.  Often people ask me "Is

How to Set up NetApp NFS and VMware vSphere Datastores: A Quick Guide
melissa • October 15, 2019 • No Comments

I recently was setting up a lab, and my goal was to get it up and running as quickly as possible to do some testing.

How to Patch a VMware ESXi Host Using Update Manager
melissa • September 09, 2019 • No Comments

Keeping your VMware patches up to date is a critical aspect of maintaining your VMware vSphere environment.  Luckily, VMware  First things first, before patching ESXi, or

How to Upgrade the vCenter Server Appliance to vSphere 6.7 U3
melissa • August 23, 2019 • 1 Comment

I wrote this quick post to talk about how quick and easy it is to upgrade your VMware vCenter Server Appliance to vSphere 6.7 U3.

VMware from A to Z
melissa • July 30, 2019 • No Comments

Welcome to the VMware alphabet!  When we think about VMware, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the VMware vSphere data center virtualization

What is VMware Cloud Foundation?
melissa • July 09, 2019 • No Comments

One of the biggest barriers to cloud adoption has always been complexity on a number of fronts.  IT administrators are worried about new processes and