28 mars 2013

Upgrading the VMware vCenter Server Appliance from 5.0.x to 5.1

Happy Friday to all of our VMware KBTV fans! We have a new video for your viewing pleasure today and this video will be of specific interest to any of our vSphere vCenter Server Appliance users. This video discusses and demonstrates upgrading the VMware vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.0.x to 5.1. This tutorial is based on VMware Knowledge Base article Upgrading vCenter Server Appliance from 5.0.x to 5.1 (2033990). All of the steps performed within this video demonstration are also documented in that KB. The upgrade... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2013

Microsoft Sharepoint Explorer – Another Cool Feature comming up in V7 of Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam has announced Veeam Sharepoint Explorer feature to be present in the upcoming version 7 of Veeam Backup & Replication. Cool Feature for Sharepoint admins, which will be present in the upcoming V7 of Veeam Backup & Replication. The Sharepoint Explorer brings the possibility to navigate through Sharepoint DB and restore directly documents from there, or send those to your coworkers. In the video below you’ll see how it works: Connect to a desired Sharepoint DB in one of your backup files Navigate to the desired tree... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2013

VMware announces public beta of vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager version 1.1

In November last year, VMware released version 1.0 of its vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager, an optional module which is capable of managing the Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor from vCenter. Now VMware has announced a public beta for a new version 1.1 of the Multi-Hypervisor Manager, which will support Microsofts latest hypervisor as part of Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V 3.0. The beta of version 1.1. includes:   Migration of virtual machines from Hyper-V to ESX or ESXi hosts. Support for the latest Microsoft Hyper-V3 hypervisor... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2013

VMware Forum le 6 juin 2013 à Paris

Le prochain VMware Forum français aura lieu le 6 juin 2013 au Carrousel du Louvre Le VMUG France à l’honneur de vous annoncer en avant première la présence de Pat Gelsinger, CEO de VMware, lors de cet évènement. Le VMUG France sera aussi présent avec des surprises. Le salon VMware Forum 2013 est l’occasion unique de rencontrer VMware, le leader mondial de la virtualisation et de l’infrastructure du Cloud.  Que vous soyez intéressé par le Cloud, la virtualisation ou la mobilité, le salon VMware Forum 2013 vous aidera dans... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2013

Exchange 2013 RTM CU1 Status

Originally, we stated we would deliver Exchange 2013 RTM Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) by the end of this quarter.  Unfortunately, we are not going to meet that goal. We know that many of you will be disappointed as a result of this statement. We understand your pain, however, the decision to delay is due to an issue we found in our final test pass coupled with feedback from members within our Technology Adoption Program community. Specifically, we found an issue with Exchange 2010 coexistence. The issue actually had an easy... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2013

Journal Officiel : le BYOD remplacé par l'AVEC

La Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologie a publié une traduction française pour l'abréviation BYOD. BYOD signifie en Anglais : Bring Your Own Device. Une traduction mot à mot donnerait : Amène(z) Ton/Votre Propre Terminal. AVPT n'étant guère pratique, la Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologie a publié au Journal Officiel un autre acronyme : AVEC.Le développé de cet acronyme est : « Apportez Votre Equipement personnel de Communication ».L'avis de la Commission a été publié au... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2013

Veeam Backup & Replication 7 preview: integration with vSphere Web Client

The countdown to Veeam Backup & Replication 7 is going on, and its release is scheduled for the third quarter of 2013. As already mentioned in a previous article, Veeam is going to tease us with the 7 main features of the new release, one per month. Last february the announcement was about vCloud Director support; this month is time for the VMware vSphere Web Client integration. This feature is really important in my opinion, because it follows the new idea about the management of vSphere ecosystem, as VMware has designed... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2013

Dynamic Memory Pro Tip – be reasonable with your startup ram

Hyper-V now allows you to configure a startup, minimum and maximum memory limit.  If you are like me – you probably leave the startup ram at the default of 512mb – but you should really consider changing it to better suit your environment.  Here is a quick screenshot from one of my Hyper-V servers: Two things that I have discovered: Some of my virtual machines benefit from having a startup and minimum that is below 512mb.  My FTP server, for instance, is a core installation of Windows server which just acts as an... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2013

Backing up Hyper-V virtual machines from the command line

Last week I posted about how you can now use Windows Server Backup in Windows Server 2012 to backup virtual machines.  One of the first questions that people had was “how do I do this from the command-line?”  So – let me show you! The tool you will want to use is “wbadmin.exe” Backing up a virtual machine is fairly straight forward.  Your command will look like this: wbadmin start backup –backupTarget:<location to backup to> –hyperv:<list of virtual machines to backup> --> Please see the rest on the... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2013

Announcing Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer (MCA) 1.0 and Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer (RCA) 2.1

Back in November 2012, we announced our MCA Beta client. We have been very busy working to improve the testing options that are available from the MCA client. Here’s what we’ve built for the 1.0 release:   Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer Tool 1.0 We are excited to announce the 1.0 release of the Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer.  This tool is a companion to the Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer web site.  The MCA tool provides administrators and end users with the ability to run connectivity diagnostics for five... [Lire la suite]
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