Yearly Archives: 2016

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25 08, 2016

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

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:07+01:00 August 25th, 2016|VMware|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 | 2017-12-30T02:50:08+01:00 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 | 2018-03-13T12:46:36+01:00 August 16th, 2016|VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

Veeam has launch also a new update to is Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0. This new Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0 Update 2, 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 [...]

16 08, 2016

VMware – Important FIX/Patch

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:08+01:00 August 16th, 2016|VMware|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 [...]

3 07, 2016

ESXi 6.0 fix corrupted host imageprofile

By | 2018-12-03T15:07:03+01:00 July 3rd, 2016|VMware|12 Comments

In a previous article, we have fixed some issues regarding the VUM errors and also with ESXi profile. Again we had some issues with on host when applying updates and was not possible to remediate the updates. In the initial reboot(after applying the updates) host did not power up, it freezes with this error: We [...]

20 06, 2016

Warning: VMware Express Patch 6 (build 3825889) can deliver CBT Bug again.

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:08+01:00 June 20th, 2016|Backups, VMware|3 Comments

Unfortunately VMware did it again with ESXi 6.0. Another bug regarding CBT in ESXi 6.0 and this a second in 6 months. In my opinion this have a big impact in VMware image. For the last year, year and a half, not many people are happy with VMware. Even some are thinking to move from [...]

12 06, 2016

How to create and use VMs TAGs in Veeam Backup Jobs – TAGs Part 2

By | 2018-10-28T20:40:44+01:00 June 12th, 2016|Backups, VMware|0 Comments

In the last article we focus in how to VMware: How to create and use VMs TAGs – Part 1 so before following this article and perform the next tasks, you should read the first article how to create the TAG before using them in Veeam Backup Jobs. As we seen in the previous article, [...]

10 06, 2016

VMware: How to create and use VMs TAGs – Part 1

By | 2018-09-20T19:00:54+02:00 June 10th, 2016|Backups, VMware|1 Comment

Today we will explain how to use the VMware feature TAGs in the VMs and create Veeam Backup Jobs using TAGs. Since this article is too long, I will create the second article for this Veeam tasks. In this article we will focus how to create and use TAGs (and category TAGs), in a second [...]

6 06, 2016

ESXi host issue: VMs doesn’t start, Insufficient Resources

By | 2018-11-26T00:37:39+01:00 June 6th, 2016|VMware|3 Comments

We had an ESXi host with an issue when powering any VM.  When users click the start button, always have an error "Insufficient Resources." Was a strange error, since we know that this ESXi host has enough resources to run more VMs. So we need to troubleshoot the issue and check what is triggering this [...]