How To

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 […]


vSphere 6 is GA!

Good news from VMware today! The vSphere 6 binaries as well as the product documentation are available for download! 🙂 Documentation Features & Release Notes What’s New in VMware vSphere 6.0 VMware vSphere 6.0 Release Notes Configuration Limits Configuration Maximums for VMware vSphere 6.0 ESXi and vCenter Server Product Documentation vSphere Installation and Setup Guide vSphere Upgrade Guide vCenter Server and Host Management Guide vCenter Server Appliance Configuration Guide vSphere Virtual Machine Administration Guide vSphere […]

Content Library

What’s new in vSphere 6 – Content Library

The Content Library is one of the new features in vSphere 6. The Content Library provides simple and effective management for VM templates, vApps, ISO images and scripts for vSphere Administrators collectively called “content”. The Content Library can be synchronized across sites and vCenter Servers. Sharing consistent templates and files across multiple vCenter Servers in same or different locations brings out consistency, compliance, efficiency and automation in deploying workloads at scale. Content Library features in […]

VMware vSphere 6 Launch

What’s new in vSphere 6!

Today, at a live (web) event, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger unveiled the release of VMware vSphere 6 ! Since I participated in the vSphere 6 beta program and also have a beta test environment running in my home lab, here are the features and enhancements found with VMware vSphere 6 that are, in my opinion, some of the most significant and exciting. Install & Upgrade Enhanced Install and Upgrade Capabilities – Windows vCenter installation experience […]