Monthly Archives: August 2016

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31 08, 2016

VMware vExpert 2016

By | August 31st, 2016|Virtualization|0 Comments

With a week delay I was very proud to be announced as vExpert 2106 for my my work in the VMware area. It a great honour to be selected by VMware. Even I do this type of work(blogging and writing some technical articles) for some years, this was the first time that I apply for [...]

31 08, 2016

How to move your VMs from a dead ESXi host

By | August 31st, 2016|Virtualization|0 Comments

This weekend we lost a ESXi 6.0 host from a Cluster of 8 hosts(with shared Storage between them). This is a particularly ESXi host/Cluster, since HA is not enable and vMotion between hosts is not possible since the VMs needs to run in a particularly host and local network. There is also some VMs that [...]

25 08, 2016

VMware ESXi/vCenter 5.0 and 5.1 reached End of General Support

By | August 25th, 2016|Virtualization|0 Comments

Yesterday 24 of August was the end of support for VMware ESXi/vCenter 5.0 and 5.1. Check link for End of support of ESXi/vCenter HERE It means that VMware will not provide more updates(bugs or security), but also VMware support. "End of Support Life (EOSL) A product has reached its end of support life when it [...]

22 08, 2016

Veeam Backup & Replication Best Practices for VMware e-book

By | August 22nd, 2016|Backups|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago Veeam launched a great e-book created by  Veeam architects regarding Best Practices guide for Veeam Backup & Replication. This is a great book for how-to and how to configure and use Veeam Best Practices in your Veeam Backup environment. This great e-book was written by: Preben Berg (@poulpreben) Andreas Neufert (@AndyandtheVMs) [...]

16 08, 2016

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0 Update 2

By | August 16th, 2016|Virtualization|0 Comments

Veeam has launch also a new update to is Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0. This new update 2 to version 9.0 will fix some issues(over 300 enhancements and bug fixes) that we all notice in the last year. Also some improvements. Main improvements: Support now for this products/versions Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series support for Direct NFS [...]

16 08, 2016

VMware – Important FIX/Patch

By | August 16th, 2016|Virtualization|0 Comments

Back from vacations is time to inform some VMware and Veeam updates. VMware launch a big(file has more than 700Mb) and new patch / update in the last days. https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145667 This patch will fix most of the issues found after the last Update. Main fixes: CBT / Snapshots issue with taking quiesced VM snapshots with [...]