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vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3c has been released.

Finally, VMware released a new update for vCenter Server addressing all the issues documented in KB86281, also including Apache log4j version 2.17. IMPORTANT: VMware removed ESXi…

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End of support for vCenter Server 6.0, ESXi 6.0 within 3 months

There are 21 VMware products where the end of support is going to the end within 6 months or sooner. Some like NSX Advanced Load…

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Additional step for vCenter Server CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046 workaround.

VMware just updated their KB adding additional step which needs to be run even if someone already did apply workaround. This additional step is to…

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Error when uploading files to vCenter Server Appliance using WinSCP

If your vCenter server has Appliance Shell set as default then transferring files via WinSCP will not work. To fix this you need to change…

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vSphere 7.0 U3b has been recalled!

VMware just recalled their latest update for vSphere and vCenter Server 7.0 U3b is no longer available for download.  If a vCenter has already been…

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VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3a

It has been not even a month since VMware released vSphere 7 Update 3, and not everyone including me implemented that update, yet today (23/10/2021)…

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How I lost and recovered my vCenter server

My network team is doing tech refresh and they decided that along with hardware change, they want to change IP range. Hence I was tasked…

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How to remove stale (orphaned) snapshots in the datastore on which the virtual machine resides

One of my servers went into a hung state. We tried to reboot it but the reboot filed and the task eventually timeout. The same…

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VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3 released!

I am happy to announce that on October 5th VMware released Update 3.You can read and watch everything you need to know about this update…

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How to add domain search to DNS settings in vCenter Server Appliance 7.x (NOT via VAMI)

Today I discovered that I had issue with DNS in my VCSA. I could not resolve servers without suffix. I decided to check resolv.conf file…

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