Learn about the new capabilities of vSphere HA

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Learn about the new capabilities of vSphere HA

Among the new features in vSphere 6.5, there are a set of significant enhancements to the venerable vSphere HA capability. I am excited to announce a new set of content aimed at helping you learn more about these new features. In particular, these resources go over Orchestrated Restart and HA Admission Control.


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vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 Migration Walkthrough

vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 Migration Walkthrough – via VMware vSphere Blog

vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 Migration Walkthrough

A new guided migration walkthrough is available on the VMware Feature Walkthrough site. This click-by-click guide covers an embedded migration from a Windows vCenter 6.0 to a VCSA 6.5.


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How to create a nested ESXi 6.5 Template

How to create a nested ESXi 6.5 Template – via ESX Virtualization

How to create a nested ESXi 6.5 Template

The way of installing or creating ESXi hosts as VMs (mean nested virtualization) has changed many times in the past. But as VMware introduces new features and improvements in every release of vSphere, the time has come again to check what’s the best practices and How to create a nested ESXi 6.5 template.


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Don’t start from scratch — VMware {code} gives you access to hundreds of SDKs & developer forums!

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When you join VMware {code}, you will have the opportunity to connect with VMware experts in the community and participate in outreach programs such as the VMware {code} Speaker Bureau.


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Make your journey to the SDDC a reality with…

Make your journey to the software-defined data center a reality with expert NSX training from VMware!

Make your journey to the SDDC a reality with…

VMware NSX™ is the network virtualization and security platform for the software-defined data center. NSX brings virtualization to your existing network and transforms network operations and economics by delivering a completely new operational model for networking.


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VMware NSX – Dynamic protection against threats

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VMware NSX – Dynamic protection against threats

This demo shows how NSX reacts to better protect resources when threats are detected, by dynamically applying security policies owned by the security team, which could be VM isolation (quarantine), traffic redirection to and IDS/IPS, to a NGFW, etc


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New vSAN Management Pack for vRealize Operations

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New vSAN Management Pack for vRealize Operations

Last month we announced the release of a new vROps Management Pack specifically for vSAN. Previously the vSAN Management Pack was bundled with the MPSD – Management Pack for Storage Devices. I wrote about this when it entered beta, way back in 2015. Well, for those customers who are only interested in monitoring vSAN, and didn’t want all the other parts of the MPSD, the new vSAN Management Pack is now a stand-alone offering, so no MPSD required.


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New Product Walkthrough – Hybrid vSphere SSL…

New Product Walkthrough – Hybrid vSphere SSL Certificate Replacement – via VMware vSphere Blog

New Product Walkthrough – Hybrid vSphere SSL…

The VMware Certificate Authority (VMCA) was first introduced in vSphere 6.0 to improve the lifecycle management of SSL Certificates. This post will explain a little bit about the VMCA and its capabilities while also making a recommendation on how to deploy certificates in your environment. Finally, a new click-by-click walkthrough has been created to serve as a guide as you are planning the certificate replacement process.


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