Category: vmworld

vSphere 6.5 – Top KB Articles for Upgrade Prep

Here are the top KB articles for upgrading to vSphere 6.5:

KB 2146420 – Estimating vCenter Server 5.5 to vCenter Server Appliance 6.x migration time
KB 2147711 – Estimating vCenter Server 5.5 or 6.0 to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 migration time
KB 2112283 – Regenerate vCenter Certificates
KB 2147548 – Important information before upgrading to vSphere 6.5
KB 2147686 – vCenter Server 6.5 upgrade best practices
KB 2147824 – Migrating VMFS 5 datastore to VMFS 6 datastore
KB 2147289 – Update Sequence for vSphere 6.5 and its compatible VMware products
KB 2147929 – vSphere Client (HTML5) and vSphere Web Client 6.5 FAQ
KB 2113917 – Repointing VC 6.x to a PSC
KB 2113115 – VMware PSC 6.x FAQs
KB 2147454 – Linux VMware Tools update fails to complete
KB 2147672 – Supported and deprecated topologies for VMware vSphere 6.5

VMworld Sessions

Consider voting for session 1314, 1315 and 1628 here. Here is a brief on what you will learn…

Session 1314

Will cover how vShield App can make use of a single Layer 3 network with multiple security zones in the same network with access control and auditing from server to server communications. It will also cover how vShield App will assist with passing audits and security tests.

Session 1315

Will cover how to recover from a site outage and how to restore services in a DR or BC scenario. It will also cover how to restore vShield Edge/App from corruption or failures as well.

Session 1628

Mark Achtemichuk and I will cover how to make sure that your vCloud installation is running at 110% and will show you how allocation models can effect performance for the better or worse! Are you ready to run a vTornado?