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VMware Releases vCenter 5.5a

Following last year's pattern of 'lettered' vCenter updates, VMware has released vCenter 5.5a. (Note the 'a'.) This addresses a number of issues, mostly with the SSO service. If you are using vCenter on Windows Server 2012, you will no longer have to download a patched DLL. You can find the...

vSphere 5.5 Install Pt. 4: ESXi 5.5 Upgrade

In this installment of the vSphere 5.5 installation how-to series we cover upgrading ESXi hosts, VMs, and VMFS. As stated in my vCenter 5.5 upgrade post, I'm not going to do a step-by-step screenshot filled posts for upgrades. Why? Too many different deployment types for that to be widely useful. But you do need...

vSphere 5.5 Install Pt. 3: Upgrading vCenter

Upgrades can be scary times with any enterprise product. The more your critical infrastructure relies on a particular solution, or set of solutions, the more imperative it is you fully understand and test the new product. vSphere 5.1 taught us that thorough testing cannot be skipped and you should not rush a new product...

VMworld 2013: vSphere 5.5 Upgrade Part 1

NOTE: I've started my vSphere 5.5 Install series. This is a complete How-To guide for installing, configuring, and securing your vCenter 5.5 installation. Check it out here. The information in this post has been incorporated into that series.   --- Twitter: #VSVC5690. This session covered the recommended vCenter 4.x and 5.x...

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