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 ESXi free?” The answer may surprise you, because it is “Yes!” Let’s take a closer … Read More
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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
If you are talking about a vSphere host, you may see or hear people refer to them as ESXi, or sometimes ESX. No, someone didn’t just drop the i, there was a previous version of the vSphere Hypervisor called ESX. … Read More
VMware’s PowerCLI can come in quite handy in a vSphere environment, especially when you are managing a large number of hosts. Sure, you can find sample scripts on the Internet to run, but it is also a good idea to … Read More
Kali Linux is a popular and powerful Linux distribution that comes with many security tools built right in. If you have ever head of BackTrack, BackTrack became Kali Linux in 2013. It is a Debian based distribution. A distribution like … Read More
When it comes to VMware in your datacenter, you’ve probably heard a number of terms thrown around when talking about it. Some may call it vSphere, some may call it the ESXi environment, or some may just refer to everything … Read More
vSphere 7 U1 is now available. Let’s take a closer look at what this vSphere update brings to the table, and and some of my favorite features vSphere 7 U1, along with the other VMware software products that were released … Read More