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VMware Product Design & Administration

vSphere 6.5 – Unable to upload files to Datastore or deploy OVAs

This post is applicable to customers using VMware vCenter Server 6.5. Problem: vCenter Server deployed with Self-Signed Certificates. Login to vSphere Web Client. Try to upload a file to a Datastore and receive the message: “The operation failed for an undetermined reason. Typically this problem occurs due to certificates that

#VMworld EU 2017 VIO-CE Announcement

VMware has announced VMware Integrated OpenStack – Carrier Edition (VIO-CE) as part of their Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Platform. What is NFV? These are virtualised Carrier/SP services that have historically run on dedicated, proprietary hardware in the field. A great example is an LTE Base-station controller or an MPLS Provider

VMware Skyline

VMware Skyline was announced at VMworld US 2017, however it did not get much press. I was listening to the VMware Communities Roundtable podcast from this week, where Skyline was the subject. I was impressed with the vision of Skyline to be a pro-active and predictive support platform for VMware

Directly modifying ESXi host managed by vCenter Server

In the world of Nutanix HCI on vSphere, you sometimes do not have access to the vCenter Server, but you do have the root credentials of the ESXi host. However, when you try to make your changes, the ESXi host returns the message, “Access to resource settings on the host

#VMworld US 2017 PKS Announcement

VMware, in collaboration with Google Cloud and Pivotal, has announced the VMware Pivotal Container Service. This is an exciting collaboration that will help fill the current gaps in the container ecosystem.

#VMworld US 2017 VIO 4.0 Announcement

VMware has announced VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.0 today.

#VMworld US 2017 vSAN Announcement

VMware SABU has announced the “HCI Acceleration Kit”. Which allows enterprises to deploy vSAN, including single socket hardware, for under $25K per site for ROBO, distributed site use-cases. These types of deployments are typically seen in the retail, healthcare, oil/gas, military and manufacturing sectors.

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