vcenter

vSphere 5.0 Update 1 and Related Product Launches

VMware has unveiled a point release update to several of their products tied to the vSphere 5 virtual cloud datacenter platform plus a few new product launches. vCenter 5.0 Update 1 – Added support for new guest operating systems such … Read More

Software Defined Single Sign On Database

One difficult task since the release of vSphere 5.1 has been the creation of SSO (Single Sign On) databases.  Creating an SSO database is not that incredibly difficult, but to achieve this; you require a higher level of attention to … Read More

VMware vCenter Server Update 5.5.0a Update Available

VMware have released just released an update to the vCenter Server 5.5 product. The new release is numbered 5.5.0a and addresses a number of vCenter released bug fixes, mostly around the area of vCenter SSO (Single Sign-On). Based on the … Read More

A Look at vCenter 5.5 SSO RC Installation

vCenter single sign on (SSO)  vsphere 5.5  release has several improvements, like the following: Completely re-written from the ground Multi-master architecture Native replication mechanism SSO now has site awareness (think of the possibilities for HA stretched clusters) MMC based diagnostic … Read More

Registered storage providers missing after vCenter 5.5 Update 1 Upgrade.

It has come to my attention that when you upgrade to a vCenter 5.5 update 1 all your registered storage providers are unregistered once the reboot of the appliance is complete. It affects all storage providers. This was well confirmed … Read More