31 mai 2013

ELL EqualLogic SAN Headquarters v2.6 released

DELL released a new SAN Headquarters version, this is an update towards the v2.5 release which is dated back to December 2012. SAN Headquarters 2.6 supports PS Series firmware version 5.0 or higher. SAN Headquarters enables you to monitor multiple PS Series groups from a single graphical interface. It gathers and formats performance data and other vital group information. Analyzing the data might help you improve performance and more effectively allocate group resources. DELL EqualLogic SAN Headquarters Version 2.6... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2013

Automating VM recovery with stand-alone vSphere Replication

With vSphere 5.1 VMware introduced the stand-alone vSphere Replication feature that enables you to continuously replicate Virtual Machines between different hosts using different storage. Formerly this feature was only available with SRM (Site Recovery Manager), this is why I call the SRM-less version "stand-alone" here, although this is not the official product name.Stand-alone vSphere Replication is included with the vSphere Essentials Plus Kit, the Standard, Enterprise and Enterprise Plus Editions. It... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2013

VMware adds Concurrent User licensing to Horizon Suite

VMware released Horizon Suite 1.0 around March 2012. Horizon Suite is a bundle of components: Horizon Workspace 1.0; Multi-device access to applications, data and desktops Horizon Mirage; centralized image management for local deployment Horizon View 5.2; desktop and application virtualization When Horizon Suite became GA in 2012  it was limited to  a named user license only. See thisKnowledgebase Article which explains licensing. --> Please see the rest on the blog... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2013

vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1a

Back on April 29th we posted an alert: ALERT: Login issue after updating to vCenter 5.1 Update 1 which detailed a scenario whereby customers might be unable to log in using the vSphere Web Client or domain username/password credentials via the vSphere Client after updating to vCenter 5.1 Tonight at 7:30pm PST, vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1 will be removed from the VMware download site and will be replaced by vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1a. The primary aim of the 5.1 U1a release is to address the regression that was identified... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2013

Take note of those KB articles we present

When filing a Support Request in the My VMware Support Portal, you may notice there is a selection of five KB articles presented underneath the form after you tell us a few things about your issue. These articles are put there to help you resolve your issue before you have even spoken to someone, but did you know there is some intelligence behind what we show you? Today we will explore how we pick these KB articles. It is a rather involved and complicated process, but read on to discover how it’s done. When you file a Support... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2013

The awesome 8th feature of Veeam B&R v7: ‘Backup copy job’

So Veeam B&R v7 has been announced. For me, the 7 pre-announced features (support for vCloud Director, vSphere Web Client, the Veeam Explorer for Sharepoint, Virtual Lab for Hyper-V and replicas, archive to tape and finally self-service 1-click restore) are good enhancements to the product, but not earth shattering. There are, however, two features that you could call just that. In this three-part blog post, I’ll dive into each of them while also shedding some light on the licensing and offering my own insights and conclusion. Let... [Lire la suite]
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