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Month: June 2016

vCloud Networking and Security (VCNS) to NSX for vShield Endpoint Upgrade

vCloud Networking and Security (VCNS) to NSX for vShield Endpoint Upgrade

Are you using Shield Endpoint to manage your offloading anti-virus solution? It is time now to update your vShield Manager to NSX Manager. vShield Network and Security (VCNS) is end of support September 2016. Your “old” vShield Endpoint manager is actually part of VCNS. You should start your upgrade asap, to have a supported solution in the future. NSX will be used to manage your vShield Endpoint environment. You don’t need any additional NSX licenses if you are using NSX…

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How to keep VMware TOOLS up-to-date?

How to keep VMware TOOLS up-to-date?

Update VMware Tools? You might have heard in autumn 2015 that VMware is de-coupling VMware Tools from virtualisation solutions. This means VMware Tools will be released separately and the latest VMware Tools will be compatible with all platforms, this means the latest VMware Tools will work with Workstation, Fusion, and all ESXi versions (5.X, and 6.X). This is especially useful if you are in an upgrade scenario, with rolling upgrades – so you can update VMware Tools even before you…

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Change OS (update from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012 R2) of vCenter 5.5 – Change vCenter 5.5 SSO architecture, virtualize a physical vCenter 5.5

Change OS (update from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012 R2) of vCenter 5.5 – Change vCenter 5.5 SSO architecture, virtualize a physical vCenter 5.5

1. Summary The following checklist describes the process of migration (update) the vCenter 5.5 OS (for example from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012 R2) by actually re-installing a fresh vCenter 5.5 – using the exsisting vCenter database, inventory database and certificates. A following step could be to update this “refreshed” vCenter 5.5 to vCenter 6.0. – And yes I am talking about Windows vCenter to Windows vCenter I am not talking about vCenter appliance. I had various questions from customers…

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