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…

vToolbelt – February 2022

Hot topics vSphere 7.0 U3c has been released and includes the LOG4J patch.  Please review the information below before upgrading. There are a number of changes you should review. New Update  – LOG4J patches on vCenter 6.5 and 6.7 were released on 2/8/22! The open source Apache Log4J project has…

vToolbelt – January 2022

Happy New Year everyone! Hot topics VMware announced a heap-overflow vulnerability for VMs configured to use an ISO image or host device in the CD-Rom.  Read below for details on the issue as well as preventative steps you can take. The open source Apache Log4J project has announced a zero…

vToolbelt – December 2021

Hot topics for the month The open source Apache Log4J project has announced a zero day vulnerability with versions 2.14.1 and earlier. Any systems using those affected software components should patch or take preventative action immediately.  Read below for more details. ESX hosts using SD-Cards or USB Media to boot…

vToolbelt – November 2021

I hope everyone is well! Hot Takes for the month NSX-V is coming towards end of life.  Customers should migrate to NSX-T. ESX hosts using SD-Cards or USB Media to boot should be aware that support for this is ending. The TAM Customer webinar in early December will cover this…

vToolbelt – October 2021

Hello All!  I hope you are able to stay cool! NSX-V – End of Life reminder – NSX-V is End of Life and will be out of support on January 16, 2022.  If you are running NSX-V you need to migrate to NSX-T.  The licenses you have today do work…