32-bit ODBC DSN for vSphere


When you get around to installing vSphere,  if on a 64-bit Windows host in x86 compatibility mode, a 32-bit DSN is required for the database connection. If a DSN has been set up through Start > Administrative Tools > Data Sources (ODBC) the vSphere installer won’t be able to use this DSN. The 64-bit ODBC … Read more

News re: VMwarewolf!

The author of VMwarewolf is no longer employed by VMware. I just got the news today that my entire team- KX Online Channels is no longer employed.  What were KX Channels? Above all, we produced the VMware Knowledgebase. We also produced The Support Insider blog as well as the KB Digest blog. Also under our … Read more

Leap second adjustment on 30th of June


The world’s next leap second adjustment is scheduled for 30th of June 2015 at 23:59:60 UTC and system administrators need to be aware that this may cause issues on NTP synchronized devices and operating systems. Older Linux kernels are known to be affected by leap second. VMware has already issued the following articles on the … Read more

My VMware changes coming March 7th

I have some news from VMware you might not have seen or heard about: “… are excited to announce some key enhancements to My VMware are coming on March 7th. Improved Interface: My VMware is about to look better than ever! The new login screen and home page will feature a more intuitive layout and … Read more

VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0 Now Generally Available

vCenter Log Insight 2.0 became generally availability on June 10, 2014.  Log Insight is VMware’s automated log management and analytics product for the mobile-cloud era. This new release introduces machine-learning technology in conjunction with significantly improved query and data collection performance that will help customers speed problem resolution and further automate IT operations.