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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

The Sphere is Solid: vSphere Hardening, the Right Way

Whether we embrace it or not, IT Security organizations have become key players in our organizations over the years.  Sometimes they get a bad rap, they have to be come the enforces for various policies and compliance requirements our businesses must adhere to.  Audits can be met with enthusiasm or dread, but they aren’t going any place soon.  I think much …

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#VCAPorBUST Objective 3 – Implement and Manage Host Clusters – DRS

Welcome to the latest installment of the #VCAPorBUST series – aimed at preparing for VMware VCAP certifications.  You can see the rest of the articles in this series here.  Today we are going to talk about VMware DRS.  If you are looking for a more general, easy to understand overview of DRS, be sure to …

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From ESX to ESXi, or Where’s My Service Console?

I still remember my thoughts when we were first told that there would be no more ESX classic, and no more service console.  They were pretty much a string of obscenities, and I wasn’t impressed at all. (Needless to say this made the rounds) You see, when I was a customer, I worked with a …

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