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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21 mai 2013

SSL Certificate Automation Tool version 1.0.1

Last month we announced a new SSL Certificate Automation tool to help everyone with the implementation of custom certificates. Yesterday, we released the second version of it (version 1.0.1). This is a minor update which aims to simplify the replacement of certificates further by adding Certificate Signing Request (CSR) functionality to the tool. This functionality allows a user to quickly generate certificate requests (and consequently the private keys) for submission to the Certificate Authority.  The CSR... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2013

VEEAM Backup & Replication Secret v7 features: Built-in WAN Acceleration, Backup from Storage Snapshots

Secret v7 features: Built-in WAN Acceleration, Backup from Storage Snapshots Maria (Veeam) 8 minutes ago Great news! Two disruptive innovations will be available in Veeam Backup & Replication v7: Built-in WAN Acceleration Backup from Storage Snapshots WAN Acceleration includes global caching, variable length dedupe, traffic compression, TCP/IP optimizations (multi-threading, provisions for high latency links) and resume on disconnect. Backup from Storage Snapshots minimizes the impact on VMs. Organizations no... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2013

VMTurbo Launches Virtual Health Monitor – Free, Unlimited, and On Any Hypervisor

Free monitoring tool delivers instant visibility to health and performance across virtual data centers of any size – with built-in analysis of risk and efficiency improvements VMTurbo, the leading provider of software-defined controlfor cloud and virtualized environments, today announced the availability of their Virtual Health Monitor tool for free download at www.vmturbo.com/freehealthmonitor.  This free tool is an evolution of the Community Edition of the company’s Operations Management product and adds additional... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2013

IE10 beats Chrome, Safari, Firefox at blocking web malware

Internet Explorer 10 offers better protection against malware hosted on websites than Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Opera, according to a new browser security study. At 99.96 percent, IE10's malware block rate outperformed Chrome's (versions 25 and 26) block rate of 83.16 percent, according to a study by analyst firm NSS Labs. The difference between the two browsers however was minor compared to their lead on rivals: Safari 5 blocked 10.15 percent of malware, Firefox 19 blocked 9.92 percent and Opera 12 only blocked 1.87 percent... [Lire la suite]
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