VMware Gets Its Mojo Back At VMworld 2017
VMware has finally stopped apologizing for existing and also acknowledged that cloud is something customers want to use.
VMware, Pivotal and Google Cloud Collaborate to Unveil New Kubernetes-based Container Service – Pivotal Container Service (PKS)
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VMware Cloud on AWS Technical Overview
Yesterday we launched the VMware Cloud on AWS service. VMware Cloud on AWS allows you to run your applications across private, public, and hybrid cloud environments based on VMware vSphere, with optimized access to AWS services. The Cloud SDDC consists of vSphere, NSX and vSAN technology to provide you a familiar environment which can be […] The post VMware Cloud on AWS Technical Overview appeared first on frankdenneman.nl .
Understanding VMware AppDefense: A Tom Corn Perspective
VMware AppDefense is a new security solution that allows organizations to create least privilege environments around their applications running in virtualized or cloud systems, a key feature according to VMware’s senior vice president for security products, Tom Corn. Watch VMware’s Tom Corn illustrate how VMware AppDefense significantly enhances application security when working across clouds in this light board presentation.
VMware Unveils New Security Model VMware AppDefense ( Link Here ) . vmware also had several partners join them on stage to discuss how they use vmware’s portfolio of platforms, including the Red Cross. The Red Cross discussed efforts underway in Texas to help those affected by the storm. Finishing out the presentation, vmware hinted at more exciting announcements tomorrow when Michael Dell joins the stage.
Goodbye, vSphere Web Client!
VMware plans to deprecate the Flash-based vSphere Web Client with the next numbered release (not update release) of vSphere. The next version of vSphere will be the terminal release for which vSphere Web Client will be available. The vSphere GUIs, including the vSphere Web Client and HTML5-based vSphere Client, are tools that are used every day The post Goodbye, vSphere Web Client! appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .
It’s that time of year again, time for VMworld in Las Vegas. I will make every attempt at updating my blog throughout the week. See you there!
We use NSX to serve up the edges in vCloud Director environment currently running on 8.10.1. One of the important caveats to note here, that when you do upgrade an NSX 6.2.4 appliance in this configuration, you will no longer be able to redeploy the edges in vCD until you upgrade and redeploy the edge first in NSX. Then and only then will the subsequent redeploys in vCD work. The cool thing about that though, is VMware finally has a decent error message that displays in vCD if you do try to redeploy an edge before upgrading it in NSX, you’d see an error message similar to:
“[ 5109dc83-4e64-4c1b-940b-35888affeb23] Cannot redeploy edge gateway (urn:uuid:abd0ae80) com.vmware.vcloud.fabric.nsm.error.VsmException: VSM response error (10220): Appliance has to be upgraded before performing any configuration change.”
A little prep work goes a long way:
# service vmware-vcd stop
# service vmware-vcd status
# service vsphere-client restart
12. In the vsphere web client, go to Networking and Security -> Installation and select the Management Tab. You have the option to select your controllers and download a controller snapshot. Otherwise click the “Upgrade Available” link.
13. Click ‘Yes’ to upgrade the controllers. Sit back and relax. This part can take up to 30 minutes. You can click the page refresh in order to monitor progress of the upgrades on each controller.
14. Once the upgrade of the controllers has completed, ssh into each controller and run the following in the console to verify it indeed has connection back to the appliance
# show control-cluster status
15. On the ESXi hosts/blades in each chassis, I would run this command just as a sanity check to spot any NSX controller connection issues.
esxcli network ip connection list | grep 1234
16. Now in the vSphere web client, if you go back to Network & Security -> Installation -> Host Preparation, you will see that there in an upgrade available for the clusters. Depending on the size of your environment, you may choose to do the upgrade now or at a later time outside of the planned outage. Either way you would click on the target cluster ‘Upgrade Available’ link and select yes. Reboot one host at a time that way the vibs are installed in a controlled fashion. If you simply click resolve, the host will attempt to go into maintenance mode and reboot.
17. After the new vibs have been installed on each host, run the following command to be sure they have the new vib version:
# esxcli software vib list | grep -E 'esx-dvfiler|vsip|vxlan'
# service vmware-vcd start
Check the status after :
# service vmware-vcd status
VMware Fun Facts 2017
VMware started with 5 people in 1998 and now has over 20,000 people. Take a quick tour of VMware’s history with this fun facts animation. Learn more about life at VMware: https://careers.vmware.com/ http://facebook.com/vmwarecareers http://twitter.com/vmwarecareers http://instagram.com/vmwarecareers https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/2988/life/
vSphere 6.5 Update 1 is out, here’s why you want to upgrade | Itzikr’s Blog on WordPress.com
Hi VMware have just released the first major update to vSphere 6.5, normally, I don’t blog on these but this update is so big and it fixes some really annoying bugs I saw using the GA version of vSphere 6.5..thankfully, we worked hard with their support to overcome some of the issues I highlighted in…