Monthly Archives: March 2018

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22 03, 2018

VMware launch patch Spectre & Meltdown

By | 2018-03-22T20:52:22+02:00 March 22nd, 2018|Virtualization|0 Comments

VMware launch patch Spectre & Meltdown to fix these security issues with CPU. The upgrades (vCenter) and patches (vSphere) were launched this week. We have discussed this subject HERE on the blog; now we have some updates to fix this problem finally. The VMware Security Advisories webpage displays the latest remediation for security vulnerabilities VMSA-2018-0004.3. [...]

19 03, 2018

Updated: Microsoft launch patch to fix ReFS issues

By | 2018-09-20T18:12:51+02:00 March 19th, 2018|Backups, Virtualization|0 Comments

Finally, Microsoft launch patch to fix ReFS issues KB4077525. This patch will fix some of the issues that users were getting while using ReFS. Mainly when using significant Volumes and big files like in backups (particularly if ReFS is formatted with 64K, but we can find memory issues when the is formatted with 4K) ReFS [...]

16 03, 2018

Fix wrong vSAN Cluster partitions

By | 2018-09-20T18:13:36+02:00 March 16th, 2018|Storage, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

My vSAN was getting some warnings about vSAN cluster partitions. Checking my vSAN partitions, I notice vSAN has some Cluster partitions. As we can notice in the above image, we have two different partitions. To understand why we need to check in each ESXi vSAN Cluster. Connect to ESXi trough ssh and starting to run [...]

15 03, 2018

vSAN remove host vpxa agent

By | 2018-03-16T19:06:31+02:00 March 15th, 2018|Backups, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

Today in my nested vSAN I had a dead ESXi host with a PSOD. Since I had some issues with one of my Storage disks, I think is the cause of this nested ESXi issue. I restore the nested VM with a Veeam Backup. Afterward, the ESXi host was not possible to connect to the [...]

11 03, 2018

Selected as vExpert 2018 for third year

By | 2018-03-11T23:41:12+02:00 March 11th, 2018|Olher, Virtualization|0 Comments

Is again with great honor that last Friday I receive the confirmation that I have again been awarded the vExpert for 2018. I have been select as a vExpert 2018 for the third year in a row with the award. What is the vExpert program? You can check HERE VMware announcement and read all about [...]

6 03, 2018

Selected as a Veeam Vanguard 2018

By | 2018-03-06T23:02:20+02:00 March 6th, 2018|Backups, Olher, Partners|0 Comments

Is with great honor that I announce that I have been selected as a Veeam Vanguard 2018. I am excited and humbled by this selection. In the last three years I have been nominated but never able to get the selection, and this year surprisingly (because I was not counting that I will get it) [...]

4 03, 2018

New ProVirtualzone Blog Partner: Runecast

By | 2018-03-06T22:51:29+02:00 March 4th, 2018|Partners|0 Comments

Is with great pleasure that I welcome my new ProVirtualzone Blog Partner: Runecast. As a Partner and sponsor in the Blog, we will work together in the next months providing reviews and testing their products. Runecast company was founded in 2014. Runecast Analyzer is an infrastructure intelligence solution that exposes latent issues within your environment [...]