Installing ESXi 6.5

VMware has made vSphere 6.5 GA yesterday and like everyone, i was also very much excited to try the features and so i downloaded the software and started to setup my lab. As i do it i thought of blogging them just so that anyone can go through them and comes handy to me while preparing for the certification exams because there is always a chance of missing some silly things. So let me jump in. Continue reading


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What’s New vSphere 6.5 – Storage

With many enhancements introduced with vSphere 6.5, its time we discuss about the enhancements in the Storage. vSphere 6.5 has brought in so much granularity to the Storage management and SPBM can be made use of to the most. A lot of features make administoring and managing more simpler.

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#line-of-service, #unmap, #vmfs-6, #vsphere-6-5, #vvol-2-0

What’s New vSphere 6.5 – Security

Things are really changing at VMware with respect to the Security enhancements and vSphere 6.5 can be considered as a major release that introduces many interesting features related to Security. So, let’s jump in. Continue reading

#actionable-logging, #efi, #esxi-secure-boot, #kmip-1-1, #vm-encryption, #vmotion-encryption, #vsphere-6-5, #whats-new

What’s New vSphere 6.5 – Host and Cluster Management

vSphere 6.5 brings new enhancements to ESXi hosts making administrator lives more easy. As discussed already integrated VUM has lot many advantages and you can just imagine what all headache it saves from like DB dependencies, availability issues and many more.   Continue reading

#ha-orchestrated-restart, #host-profiles, #proactive-ha, #vsphere-6-5, #vsphere-6-5-ft, #whats-new

What’s New vSphere 6.5 – vCenter Server

VMware is truly making it’s customers happy by providing what they exactly need to enhance their businesses and this is what makes VMware leader in virtualization. Like always VMware has come up with pretty useful features with release 6.5 and this post will shed some light on those features. Continue reading

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