VSPHERE 6 UPGRADE SEQUENCE

VMware has released a KB article with the correct sequence the update your vSphere 6 environment. The article shows the supported update sequence for vSphere and other compatible/supported VMware solutions such as NSX, SRM, etc. Update sequence for vSphere 6.0 and its compatible VMware products (2109760) The article also provides a overview of the compatible…

Not default TCP/IP stack and vmkping

This week I was testing jumbo frames in our lab environment and had some issues with the vmkping command and not default TCP/IP stack. In our lab environment we use separate TCP/IP stacks for the vMotion and Provisioning VMKernel interfaces. With the vmkping command it’s possible to pass this TCP/IP stack as an argument. However,…

Renew ESXi 6 host certificate

If you are replacing your ESXi certificates with CA certificates, the best method is to make your VCSA a subordinate CA and allow it to sign certificates for the ESXi host. VMware has released a KB article on how to make your VCSA a subordinate CA. When configured the VCSA as a subordinate CA you…