vToolbelt – January 2023

I hope all of you had a Happy New Year – welcome to 2023. I do want to take a moment and thank you for reading.  I have been working on this blog for a few years now with no real expectations other than trying to provide some information that…

vToolbelt – December 2022

Hot Topics VMware Security Advisories VMSA-2022-0028 – VMware Workspace ONE Assist –  Authentication Bypass VMSA-2022-0029 – VMware Tools – Denial of Service Upcoming Events   Cincinnati VMUG UserCON December 8th 2022 8am – 4:30pm In-person at the Sharonville Convention Center The Cincinnati VMUG community welcomes you back to the Sharonville Convention Center…

vToolbelt – November 2022

Welcome to November!  For those of us in the midwest this means a nearly endless need to rake and bag leaves.    The first round isn’t so bad.  When you get to the 5th round or later – not as fun 🤣  Wherever you are – I hope you are…

vToolbelt – October 2022

Hot Topics vSphere 6.5 and 6.7 will exit General Support on 10/15/22 and transition into TechnicalGuidance –  This phase of the support lifecycle is focused on providing workarounds for lower severity issues.  The full description of this phase including what support options are still available is described on the VMware Lifecycle Policy page. Upcoming…

vToolbelt – September 2022

Sending this newsletter a little early.  Included below are links to an important Security Advisory and the live stream to the VMware Explore keynote on August 30th. Hot Topics VMware Explore keynote from the General Session on Tuesday will be streamed live on Tuesday 8/30 at 12pm EST. A Security Advisory for VMware Tools was…

vToolbelt – August 2022

Hot Topics A few security advisories have been released recently for VMware products.  If you operate any of these please take a few moments to review the information to see if it is applicable to your environment: Workspace ONE Access, Access Connector, Identity Manager (including vRealize Automation) – VMSA-2022-0021 vCenter Server – VMSA-2022-0018 vSphere…

vToolbelt – July 2022

Hot Topics vSphere 6.5 and 6.7 are heading into End of General Support in just a few months – October 15th, 2022.  If your environment is still running these versions – now is the time to plan your upgrade.  Check out this Upgrade Planning Guide to help you get started. Upcoming Events VMware…

vToolbelt – May 2022

Hot Topics vSphere 6.5 and 6.7 are heading into End of General Support in just a few months – October 15th, 2022.  If your environment is still running these versions – now is the time to plan your upgrade.  Check out this Upgrade Planning Guide to help you get started. VMware Explore (VMworld…

vToolbelt – April 2020

Spring weather greetings from Ohio!   Anyone who lives in a climate that shifts significantly in seasons will relate – we have had 70 degree days and snow in the same week! A lot of our schools are on spring break so the news this month is light. Product Support Watch…

vToolbelt – March 2022

Welcome to March everyone!  For those of us in the mid-western US, this is the moment we start looking forward to nice weather!  It’s also a time when all VMware products have LOG4J patchesavailable.  VMworld’s call for papers will be coming soon and there is generally a need and a…