Category: VMware

Lenovo SN550, SN850, ST550 and X722 PSOD

One of my customers is currently upgrading their ROBO locations to vSphere 7.0 U3c. At the locations, they are using Lenovo ST550 servers with an X722 BOM network card (Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for...

Skyline Collector not upgrading to newest version

In September, VMware announced the next level of proactive intelligence called Skyline Advisor Pro. For everyone who is not familiar with Skyline, Skyline is a proactive support service aligned with VMware Global Support Services....

vRLCM – environment deployment failed

Looks like I’m little bit into Lifecycle managers, but this time it’s the vRealize Lifecycle Manager (vRLCM). I’m running the vRLCM now for quite a time in my lab to play around with different...

HPE Gen10 Server SD Card issues

Background It started some month ago at one of my customers. The customer patched all of their ESXi host during the maintenance window from 6.5 U3 to 6.7 U3 through an highly automated Powershell...

Backup Interoperability Matrix Major Update 2020-10

Veritas BackupExec 21.1 Veritas NetBackup 8.3 IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 8.1.10 Micro Focus Data Protector 2020.08 (10.80) EMC Avamar 19.3 EMC Networker 19.3 CommVault Simpana 11.20 Hitachi Data Protection Suite 11.20 Veeam...

Sophos UTM 9.7 – SMTP proxy isn’t working

I’m working with Astaro/Sophos UTMs since the beginning of my professional IT career and I’m also running a hardware Sophos UTM 9.7 appliance in my homelab. 4 month ago I bought a used SG135...