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What’s New in VMware SRM 6.1?

As you all know VMworld US 2015 is in a full swing right now and more and more news comes out every day. Yesterday VMware published a whitepaper with technical overview of the new features in VMware SRM 6.1 so let’s have a quick look! Storage Profile Based Protection Site Recovery Manager 6.1 adds a new type of protection group – the storage policy-based protection groups. Storage policy-based protection groups use vSphere storage profiles to […]

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vBeers Eindhoven – The “In Between VMworlds” Edition 2015

The next vBeers / NetBeers in Eindhoven (the southern part of the Netherlands) is coming up, so mark your calendar for this vBeers Eindhoven event on Friday, the 11th of September 2015. It will be an informal event, just to network with other people in the IT and virtualization industry, have some drinks (and food if you want), share knowledge and just have some fun! Since this edition is called the “In Between VMworlds” edition, […]

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How to upgrade Site Recovery Manager 5.8 to version 6.0

The Site Recovery Manager 6.0 has been released for a while now so it is a good time to have a look at the upgrade process since the original release build also received a patch in April 2015. Before we jump into the upgrade process, let’s have a quick look at what’s new in Site Recovery Manager 6.0. Support for VMware vSphere 6.0, including integration with shared infrastructure components such as Platform Services Controller and […]

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Win a free pass to VMworld 2015!

Great news from our friends @Infinio today! 🙂 Enter to win a free pass to VMworld 2015 US! You must enter before Thursday, July 16th and the winner will be announced on Friday, July 17th. Click here to enter the sweepstake. The Terms & Conditions can be found here. Good Luck! Cheers! – Marek.Z

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How to upgrade vSphere Replication 5.8 to version 6.0

A quick blog post on how to upgrade vSphere Replication 5.8 to version 6.0. You need to perform this step if you using the vSphere Replication in you Site Recovery Manager deployment. This step is mandatory according to the VMware Product Interoperability Matrix if you want to upgrade to Site Recovery Manager 6.0. Before you begin, make sure you have read the following: VMware vSphere Replication 6.0 Release Notes VMware vSphere Replication Administration guide (chapter […]

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How to deploy vCenter Server Appliance with external Platform Services Controller

In one of my previous posts we had a closer look on how to upgrade the vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.5 to version 6.0. This upgrade procedure described the upgrade process of the vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller (PSC) but doesn’t provide an upgrade or migration process if you want to deploy the vCenter Server Appliance with an external Platform Services Controller. According to the vSphere 6 Installation and Setup […]

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vBeers Eindhoven – The Summer Edition is coming!

The next vBeers / NetBeers in Eindhoven (the southern part of the Netherlands) is coming up, so mark your calendar for this vBeers Eindhoven event on Friday, the 12th of June 2015. It will be an informal event, just to network with other people in the IT and virtualization industry, have some drinks (and food if you want), share knowledge and just to have some fun! Location: Eetcafé d’n Hertog Address: Stationsplein 16, – 5611 […]

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How to upgrade vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 to version 6.0

The latest version of VMware vSphere ships with a new version of the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA). Let’s have a quick look on how to upgrade the vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 to version 6.0. As always, before you begin, make sure you read the vSphere 6 upgrade guide (chapter 5: Upgrading and patching the vCenter Server Appliance). Also, before you can proceed with the upgrade, you must install the VMware Client integration plug-in from the […]