Tag Archive: VMware

VMware PowerCLI 12.3 Released

Quick note to let you know that VMware PowerCLI version 12.3 was released last week, to be more specific April 8th. I trust most of you knows that PowerCLI is built is a tool built on Windows PowerShell and used for command line management and or scripting purposes. The new release is 12.3 is a …

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Runecast Analyzer v5.0 Released

Two days ago, 2021-03-31, Runecast released a new major version of their software, Runecast Analyzer, meaning the latest and greatest version is now 5.0. The 5.0 version comes with a huge focus on Microsoft Azure. You can monitor/scan your Azure environment to make sure it adheres to best practices plus the CIS Benchmarks security standard. …

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Runecast Analyzer v4.5 Released

Yesterday, 2020-09-30, Runecast released a dot version of their software, Runecast Analyzer, meaning the latest and greatest version is now 4.5. This version adds Kubernetes (K8s) infrastructure capabilities by including checks against Kubernetes best practices as well as CIS benchmark for Kubernetes (security standard). If you have been working with containers you know that there …

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Runecast Analyzer v4.3 Released

Just a few weeks after the release of Runecast 4.2 which you can read more about here Runecast released yet another new version. This means the latest one available is version 4.3. Two major new enhancements are included in the 4.3 release including: Enterprise Console which is built to operate very large environments since the …

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Runecast Analyzer v4.2 Released

Runecast Analyser 4.2 has been released and this version comes with one major announcement which will make the security focused group very happy and one which will make a specific application team very happy. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)  capabilities makes is possible to improve and automate cybersecurity and Runecast includes all five …

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VMware vRealize Automation 8 & More Released

For about 1.5 months ago VMware announced vRealize Automation 8 which I wrote about here and yesterday, 2019-10-17, it was finally released. I have yet to download, install and verify if it is an on-premises version of vRealize Automation Cloud as stated during the announcements. Important: Picture borrowed from VMware official web site. Per the release …

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Upgrade VMware vCenter Server Appliance Via VAMI

If I’m not completely mistaken VMware introduced the Update vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) using the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface (VAMI) in vSphere 6.0 U1 but don’t hold that against me. Anyway this post will tell you how to go about performing the update which is really simple to do. Just follow the below process …

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Remediate ESXi Hosts Via vSphere Update Manager Not Working

After upgrading VMware vCenter Server to version 6.7 U2c I ran into a problem with vSphere Update Manager (VUM) when trying to both Check Compliance and Remediate ESXi hosts. After clicking the CHECK COMPLIANCE shown in the above figure I got error: “VMware vSphere Update Manager had an unknown error. Check the events and log …

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VMware vRealize Automation 8 Announced

VMware announced VMware vRealize Automation 8.0 during VMworld meaning we are out of the 7.X release train. As many of us predicted this release will be built on, same code base, as the existing vRealize Automation Cloud which is a Software As A Service (SaaS) released yearly 2019. The difference between vRealize Automation and vRealize …

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Runecast Analyzer v3.0 Released

Runecast Analyzer version 3.0 was released last week, 2019-08-21, and comes with some really nice new features and improvements. Two major improvements are scalability to increase performance and reliability for even the largest VMware environments out there. From a security perspective Runecast 3.0 comes with an API-driven token creation, expiration configuration & editable PCI-DSS security checks. Log analysis has …

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VMware vSphere 6.7 U3 Released

A few days ago, 2019-08-21, VMware released vSphere 6.7 Update 3. No specific Swedish related updated this time but there are a few quite interesting stuff anyway 🙂 There are some new features and many resolved issues. New features includes: You can change Primary Network Identifier (PNID) of your vCenter Server Appliance. Includes changes to …

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VMware PowerCLI 11.4.0 Released

Just a quick note to let you know that VMware just released a new version of PowerCLI which is tool built on Windows PowerShell and used for command line management or scripting purposes. The new release is 11.4.0 and this dot release comes with the following enhancements: Support for Horizon View 7.9 Storage module – …

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Can’t Login To VMware vCenter Server 6.7

When nothing else is working – Reboot picture borrowed from cartoonstock.com just wanted to quickly share a really strange behaviour I ran in to yesterday, 2019-05-08, with a VMware vCenter Server version 6.7 U1b. I was not able to login to my vCenter Server via: SSH even though is was enabled The VMware Appliance Management …

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VMware vRealize Automation 7.6 & More Released

Last week, 2019-04-11, VMware released a new version of vRealize Automation (vRA), formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) meaning the latest & greatest vRealize Automation version is now 7.6.0. Improvements and or new functionality in all the below following areas: Network You can configure both NSX-T & NSX-V to same vCenter Server endpoint meaning …

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VMware vSphere 6.7 U2 Released

Yesterday, 2019-04-11, VMware release an updated to VMware vSphere 6.7 meaning the latest and greatest release is now VMware vSphere 6.7. U2 and finally the following important functionality is added…. vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2 adds support for a Swedish keyboard in the vSphere Client and VMware Host Client Now on to the other less …

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VMware PowerCLI 11.2.0 Released

Just a quick note to let you know that VMware just released VMware PowerCLI 11.2. This dot release comes with quite a few improvements: VMware HCX – New module NSX-T Policy Services support OAuth based connectivity support to vCenter Server – Right now only for GovCloud instances of VMware Cloud on AWS Storage module cmdlets updated …

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