Author: Piotr Tarnawski

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Posted in Security Advisory vSphere

VMware fixed Security Token Service (STS) error with new patch – VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3g

As we reported in this article, there was a bug in VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3f, causing installation hung on 93%. An issue with…

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Posted in vCenter

How to reset the administrator@vsphere.local password

As for security standards, passwords should be kept in a secure vault, and admins should have access to them. Sometimes however passwords are getting lost…

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Posted in PowerShell

PowerCLI 12.7 is here and packed with a lot of new features!

The new version of PowerCLI has been released. The release has number 12.7 and is packed with new and exciting features. Along with improving the…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Patching time! VMware released an update for vCenter Server and ESXi -> 7.0 Update 3f.

vCenter server: NOTE: If your source system contains hosts of versions between ESXi 7.0 Update 2 and Update 3c, and Intel drivers, before upgrading to…

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Posted in Security Advisory

New ransomware is targeting Windows and Linux VMware ESXi servers – RedAlert/N13V

The ransomware was discovered by MalwareHunterTeam, who tweeted images of the malicious actor’s data leak webpage. The ransomware was called RedAlert as it has this…

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Posted in vRNI

VMware vRealize Network Insight 6.7, Universal, and Cloud

VMware announced the latest version of vRealize Network Insight 6.7. This version also includes the same updates for vRealize Network Insight Universal and vRealize Network…

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Posted in vROps

vRealize Operation and Telegram integration! – Get alerts on your mobile!

As you know, vROps is a great tool for monitoring the virtual environment, but it can also monitor the health of our hardware. vRealize Operation…

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Posted in vSAN vSphere

VMware announced vSphere+ and vSAN+ to simplify operations with infrastructure management

vSphere+ VMware with the announcement of vSphere+ promises to bring the benefits of cloud to on-premises workloads by deploying high value cloud services to easily…

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Posted in Virtualization

Check TLS versions used on a VMware vCenter Virtual Appliance

My security team asked me if vCenter Virtual Server Appliance is using TLS and if so, what would be the version of TLS. I answered…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Black Basta Ransomware is now actively targeting VMware ESXi servers – Protect your environment!

What is Black Basta? Researchers from Uptycs reported that Linux version of Black Basta ransomware is now actively targeting ESXi servers, previously targeting Windows systems….

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