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How to check for “VMSA-2018-0025”

On “2018-10-09” VMware announced a new security advisory “VMSA-2018-0025“. VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion contain a denial-of-service vulnerability due to an infinite loop in a 3D-rendering shader. Successfully exploiting this issue may allow an attacker with normal user privileges in the guest to make the VM unresponsive, and in some cases, possibly result other VMs […]

Updated: October 20, 2018 — 5:06 PM

Windows Server 2012 as Home Lab Storage Server

After long absence I’m starting my work on this blog and other projects. For the first post I’d try to summarize the step needed to install and configure iSCSI or NFS server by using “Microsoft Windows Server 2012” for home lab based on “VMware ESXi 5.x” but for step-by-step visual guide “Windows Server 2012 – File and […]

Updated: December 12, 2015 — 8:57 PM

VMware vSphere 5.1

Few days back, “VMware, Inc.” has released newest version of “VMware vSphere” (Sept 10, 2012) and in this post, I want to share some links for documents, pages and posters. All in one place: Thanks to “Eric Siebert“, Here is a another great post on his site (vSphere-Land) which will help you find all links for applications, documents and […]

Updated: November 24, 2016 — 9:12 PM

Using VMware PowerCLI (#002) – User Accounts

As part of my studying, in this post I’d post one little scripts which I made so far for working with user accounts on “VMware ESXi” hosts. This script will add or remove user account from all hosts connected to one “VMware vCenter” server, in next version I’d add selecting function so user can be […]

Updated: April 29, 2012 — 2:12 PM

PowerCLI, TSM and Warning

Well, this post is all about doing some administration tasks using “VMware PowerCLI“. 1. Remote TSM (SSH) Think about conditions you’ve added 30 new hosts to your vCenter and for some reasons  you want to enable remote access (SSH) on all these hosts; there are multiple ways like: 1. Enabling this option from “DCUI” by […]

Updated: April 27, 2012 — 1:19 PM

VIBs Skipped

Well, I didn’t mention it like many might not mention it, while you applying any patches or updates on your “VMware ESXi” hosts, it will show the result which containing the “Successful or Failed” prompt. Most of times I did this process, I checked the result and walked a way without checking which “VIBs Skipped”. […]

Updated: March 21, 2012 — 6:16 PM

Windows Thin PC & VMware View 5.0

Few days back, during my search on the net I came across “Microsoft Windows Thin PC” which I just heard of few months back. In that time as I wasn’t evolve in VDI project, I didn’t take it so serious and moved on but now it’s something may help VDI project and users. Well, moving to the point, “Windows […]

Updated: March 17, 2012 — 2:22 PM

Updating “ESXi 5.0” to “ESXi 5.0 Update 1”

Just like other update I posted about ( link 1, link 2 ) this new released patch can be applied using same method as well but there is one little difference I want to highlight here. By checking this patch for available image profiles using bellow command, you will find four (4) image profiles which is different […]

Updated: March 16, 2012 — 2:29 PM

VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 1

Yesterday, VMware has release new version (update) of vSphere 5.0 and base on it for users who currently using vSphere, new patch has been released as well. This new patch itself, related release note and KB can be found from following links: Download Patch ( direct link ) – Release Note – KB 2010823 I’m going to make […]

Updated: March 16, 2012 — 1:44 PM

Manually Updating ESXi 5.0 Hosts

This post would be compact/small version of new page ”ESXi 5.0 – Manual Update Guide” which showing all steps I toke to update one of my “VMware ESXi 5.0” hosts. First of all, you need to download and save patches from VMware Site to the datastore which is accessible by target host; in this case if […]

Updated: March 2, 2012 — 5:40 PM
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