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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

All About VMSA-2022-0021

When we think about VMware products, many tend to immediately think of the flagship product VMware vSphere. VMware vSphere quickly becomes a critical part of your infrastructure once you begin to use it. What many don’t consider when they hear the term VMware is the numerous products that essentially ride on top of VMware vSphere …

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How to Use Cross vCenter vMotion

Cross vCenter vMotion has been one of my favorite VMware features since it was released. Like almost everything within the vSphere suite, it has also been improved over time. This is one feature that can make a huge difference in planning and operations, so let’s take a closer look. If you aren’t familiar with motion …

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How to Rebuild (Recover) VMware vSphere After A Ransomware Attack

Ransomware actors are targeting VMware vSphere environments. Are you ready to recover? Notice I do not call this a VMware vSphere ransomware recovery operation, this is a rebuild operation if we are talking on prem. If vSphere has been compromised it is ALL TRASH. Throw it all away and start over. I am also working …

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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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