Category: vSphere 6.5

Critical Patches for vCSA v6.5

If you have already transitioned to the Virtual Center Server Appliance v6.5 (vCSA) please review the release you have installed and the information below. There are some issues with these releases that could impact...

Start planning your vSphere 6.5 migration today!

Below is an updated list of URLs and tools to review as you are planning your migration to vSphere 6.5: vSphere VMware Compatibility Guide – https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php VMware Product Interoperability Matrices – https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/sim/interop_matrix.php Supported and...

Optimizing SQL Server on vSphere

Here is a list of URLs that I have comprised on the topic of optimizing SQL Server on vSphere:   The SQL on vSphere Best Practices Guide: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/solutions/SQL_Server_on_VMware-Best_Practices_Guide.pdf   Microsoft SQL Server on VMware Availability and Recovery Option:  http://www.vmware.com/content/dam/digitalmarketing/vmware/en/pdf/solutions/sql-server-on-vmware-availability-and-recovery-options.pdf...

New vCenter Server Appliance Deployment…

New vCenter Server Appliance Deployment Walkthroughs – via VMware vSphere Blog vSphere 6.5 takes the VCSA deployment experience to the next level. The VCSA 6.5 installer no longer requires a plugin, making it browser...

Join VCSA 6.5 to AD Domain

Join VCSA 6.5 to AD Domain – via EnterpriseDaddy Join VCSA 6.5 to AD Domain In one of my vSphere 6.0 posts, I mentioned how to join vCenter Server appliance to an AD Domain,...

Update ESXi to v6.5 via CLI

Working in my lab and figured I’d outline the steps I used to update my ESXi 6 host to 6.5: Enable SSH on your host Run this CMD to display the list of available...