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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

Designing for Disaster (VMware vSphere Disaster Recovery Guide)

I happen to have a background in both VMware vSphere design and disaster recovery, however these two things are not often talked about in tandem.  In this guide, I’m going to walk you through some of the most important considerations when it comes to designing and building a vSphere based disaster recovery environment.  I’ll also …

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VMware ESXi Ransomware: What You Need to Know

Lately I’ve seen a several instances in the news talking about ransomware targeting ESXi servers.  While it doesn’t surprise me much at all, it has been gaining a lot of attention.  With the amount of environments that are virtualized today, the focus seems to be on recovery of virtual machines versus the recovery of the …

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