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About Xavier Avrillier

Xavier is a guest blogger for Vembu. Freelance IT consultant specialized in VMware technologies, VCP, vExpert 3 times and blogger on his spare time. You can check his blog at www.vxav.fr and twitter @xavieravrillier.
8 10, 2018

VMware Workstation 15 – New Features and Improvements

By | October 8th, 2018|0 Comments

In celebration of the 20th anniversary, VMware released the version 15 of their desktop hypervisor product Workstation available on Windows and Linux, which is one their biggest releases so far. VMware workstation is a type 2 hypervisor comparable to Oracle’s Virtual Box or Microsoft’s Virtual [...]

24 09, 2018

What is WSFC and how to fix ESXi long boot times

By | September 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Windows Server Failover Clusters (WSFC), formerly called Microsoft Cluster Service (MSCS), is a clustering technology of Windows Server that allows you to run multiple Windows Servers in a cluster configuration. There is a variety of use cases to use such high availability configuration like SQL [...]

17 09, 2018

End of General support for vSphere and VSAN 5.5

By | September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Running a vSphere environment out of the support program has always been highly inadvisable due to the risk of being a sitting duck for any major outage. Keeping your environment supported means VMware will have your back should things get spicy. Originally GA'd on September [...]

20 08, 2018

Monitoring compliance with the Security Configuration Guide (SCG) using vRops 6.7

By | August 20th, 2018|1 Comment

Formerly known as the Hardening Guide, the Security Configuration Guide (SGC) provides a set of guidelines aimed at helping you secure your environment. The guide comes in the form of an Excel spreadsheet and offers 3 levels of security settings called Risk Profiles ranging from [...]

16 08, 2018

Introduction to vSphere Hardening guide with best practices

By | August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

vSphere Security Configuration Guide (SCG) The hardening is one of those areas of vSphere that doesn’t receive a lot of attention. Probably due to the fact that many administrators feel like their environment is not critical enough to justify implementing extra security measures at the [...]