I’ve done some work in testing the performance and mitigation of Meltdown and Spectre on the VMWare platform. In summary I can confirm that even when patching the hypervisor host, it does not mitigate or automatically protect Guest VMs. The
You are backing up your last physical servers using the latest Veeam Agent 2.0. You are storing backups offsite in the cloud using Veeam Cloud Connect to your favorite service provider….
The disaster strikes. Your server vanishes in a puff of smoke. You need to restore, restore quickly. But how?
You know your data is safe in the cloud, but how to get it back?
A collection of one liners that get/set useful information from vCenter via PowerCLI. For use when the the UI is just way to slow.
Troubleshooting a strange VMware bug where certain vmxnet3 nics are coming up disconnected after a vmotion.
There’s a lot for help/support for migrating to distrubuted virtual switches, but not much for going the other way. You might need to go the otherway if, for example, you want to migrate an ESX host from one vCenter
Upgrading VMWare VCSA to Update 1B via the web interface (VAMI) Log in on port 5480. That’s all fine select update and press go Stops at 70% It’s in the release notes, but check the logs and likely that it’s