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vSphere Upgrade Saga: vCenter 5.5

November 29, 2013
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vSphere Upgrade Saga: vCenter 5.5

It has been a while since I added to my vSphere Upgrade Saga, but everything has been running smoothly. Now it is time to upgrade to vSphere 5.5, not because I have to, but because something within SSO broke, and the fix is to use SSO for vCenter 5.5. This leads me to upgrade to…

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vSphere Upgrade Saga: ESXi 5 Upgrades with vShield and vCops

August 4, 2012
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It has once more come time to upgrade my hosts with security patches and I have run into one more, but easily worked around issue. Some VMs do not migrate or power-off when entering maintenance mode. These VMs include vShield per host appliances, and surprisingly vCops.

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vSphere Upgrade Saga: VMware vCops 5 Enterprise

May 15, 2012
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I have been using vCops Advanced since v1.0, but wanted to get more of an experience with vCops Enterprise. Specifically, the most recent GA version 5. Installing all the different components of vCops Enterprise is not a task for the faint of heart and there are so many pre-requisites, that it becomes increasing more difficult…

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vSphere Upgrade Saga: Remediate Updates when vCops or vShield in Use

April 23, 2012
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Remediation of vSphere patches when vCops and vShield is in use poses several problems. These problems came to be as I prepared myself to apply the most recent set of updates. Actually my first updates since moving to vSphere 5. The problems can be surmised as two VMware Update Manager failures.

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