Author: Piotr Tarnawski

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Posted in vCenter

Resolving SHA-1 Certificate Error During vCenter Server Upgrade

How to Remove CA Certificates from the TRUSTED_ROOTS store Introduction Upgrading to VMware vCenter Server 8.0 update 2a from version 7.x can sometimes present challenges,…

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Posted in Virtualization

End Of General Availability of the free vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 7.x and 8.x)

In an announcement that caught many by surprise, VMware has declared the end of general availability (EOGA) for its widely used vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) free…

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Posted in PowerShell

Embracing UEFI Booting and Secure Boot in ESXi Environments

Transitioning from BIOS to UEFI booting in ESXi environments is a pivotal step toward enhancing system security and performance. UEFI, with its advanced features like…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Critical Vulnerability in VMware Aria Automation: Understanding and Mitigating the Risk

Impacted Products VMware’s product lineup, specifically VMware Aria Automation (formerly known as vRealize Automation) and VMware Cloud Foundation (incorporating Aria Automation), are currently in the…

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Posted in Virtualization

Unleash the Power of Virtualization Virtuoso: Your Ultimate VMware Expert Chatbot

As a seasoned professional well-versed in VMware products, I’ve always been on the lookout for ways to streamline my workflow and enhance my expertise. That’s…

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Posted in Virtualization

Snapshots 101: A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals

Why “Snapshots 101” is a Must-Have for IT Pros Written by an expert in the field, this book delves into the world of snapshots –…

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Posted in Virtualization

Broadcom’s VMware Streamlines Product Range and Adopts New Licensing Approach

Broadcom Completes VMware Acquisition: A New Era for Infrastructure Technology Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware marks a significant step in the tech industry, uniting two forward-thinking,…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Decoding the FBI’s Takedown of BlackCat: A Global Fight Against Ransomware

In an unprecedented move, the FBI, along with the Justice Department, has launched a formidable campaign against one of the world’s most notorious ransomware groups,…

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Posted in Virtualization

The Evolution of Carbon Black: A New Chapter Under Broadcom

In a significant development in the tech industry, VMware announced in December 2023 that Carbon Black, a leader in endpoint security, would become a standalone…

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Posted in vSphere

Introducing VMware Converter 6.4: Elevating Virtual Machine Conversions with Cutting-Edge Technology and Enhanced Security”

VMware has announced the release of its updated VMware Converter, version 6.4. This latest iteration introduces a host of new functionalities, including the capability to…

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