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vCenter Server

New Security Patch – vCenter Server 6.5 U1g – vCenter Server 6.5 U1g provides part of the hypervisor-assisted guest mitigation of CVE-2017-5715 for guest operating systems (Spectre-2 vulnerability). The new release also patches few applications in vCSA (Photon OS).

New Security Patch – vCenter Server 6.5 U1f – VMware released a new security patch, vCenter Server 6.5 U1f, build number 7801515. This release patches the vCSA operating system (Photon OS) mainly against two vulnerabilities: bounds-check bypass (Spectre-1, CVE-2017-5753) and rogue data cache load issues (Meltdown, CVE-2017-5754).

How to Update vCenter Server Appliance to 6.5 Update 1d Using Appliance Shell – Learn how to update vCenter Server Appliance from 6.5.x to 6.5 Update 1d (VCSA 6.5.13000 Build 7312210) using the appliance shell.

How to Update vCenter Server Appliance to 6.5 Update 1b Using Update Manager – Learn how to update vCenter Server Appliance from 6.5.x to 6.5 Update 1b (VCSA 6.5.11000 Build 6816762) using vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface.

How to Install VCSA 6.5 (VMware vCenter Server Appliance) – Step by step guide, with detailed screenshots.

New Release – VMware vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1d – VMware released vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1d (Build 7312210) to update few third-party packages and to fix plenty of bugs. This release also brings a new icon for vSAN witness appliances.

New Release – VMware vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1b – VMware released vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1b (Build 6816762) to fix security issues in Photon OS and few other bugs.

New Release – VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 6.2 – vCenter Converter Standalone is a handy tool used to convert Windows or Linux computers to different types of VMware virtual machines. You can convert physical or virtual machines, and even AWS or Azure instances.

How to Trust vCenter SSL Certificate – In this article I will show how to trust all vCenter issued certificates on a single Windows computer. This will take care of vCenter SSL certificate and the ESXi servers certificates (only for the ESXi servers under vCenter management, of course) in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.

Latest vCenter and Latest Chrome = No Love – vCenter Web Client crash: “Shockwave Flash has crashed – Reload”.

Into the Lab – This version of vCenter Server does not support Deploy OVF Template… – When trying to start the “Deploy OVF Template” wizard from vSphere Web Client 6.5, you may meet this error: “This version of vCenter Server does not support Deploy OVF Template using this version of vSphere Web Client. To Deploy OVF Template, login with version 6.5.0.0 of vSphere Web Client.”