New ESX/ESXi Patches out today

Some new patches are available at VMware today.  Here is a list of the associated KB articles:   VMware ESX VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-201105401-SG: Updates VMkernel, source, and vmnix RPMs (https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1036399) Date Published: 6/3/2011 VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-201105402-BG: Updates VMX RPM (https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1036400) Date Published: 6/3/2011 VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-201105403-BG: Updates pegasus and … Read more

Patch now or forever hold your peace!

Anyone using ESX 3.5 listen up – this effects you!! I cannot stress this enough.  If you do not apply this patch before June 1st 2011, you will be forever out of luck in applying ANY patches after that. Plan accordingly gentlemen. To continue patching ESX 3.5 hosts, patch ESX350-201012410-BG needs to be applied BEFORE … Read more

ESX Patches out Today

VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201104401-SG: Updates VMkernel, VMX, CIM https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1035098 VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201104402-BG: Updates VMware net-nx-nic driver https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1035099 VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201104403-SG: Updates bzip2 and bzip2-libs RPMs https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1035100 VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201104404-SG: Updates sudo package https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1035102 VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201104406-BG: Updates mptsas, mptspi device drivers https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1035103 VMware ESX 4.1 Patch … Read more

vSphere 4.1 Patch 02 Released

VMware today released the new VMware ESX 4.1 Patch 02. Improvements included in this patch: This patch addresses Virtual Machines configured with CPU limits experiencing a drop in performance when the CPU limit is reached. This patch fixes ESX hosts that may intermittently lose connectivity with the vCenter server. This patch updates bzip2 and bzip2-libs … Read more

What is VMforce?

VMforce is a new cloud computing service that will extend salesforce.com’s Force.com development platform to allow Java developers to build and deploy enterprise apps in the cloud. Jointly delivered and sold by VMware and salesforce.com, it will be the first mission critical deployment vehicle for enterprise Java apps in the cloud. VMforce combines the most … Read more