OpenSSL Heartbleed & VMware

Response to OpenSSL security issue CVE-2014-0160/CVE-2014-0346 a.k.a: “Heartbleed” (2076225) Purpose The VMware Security Engineering, Communications, and Response group (vSECR) is investigating the OpenSSL issue dubbed “Heartbleed” (CVE-2014-0160, CVE-2014-0346).This article reflects the...

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Disable “Disk.AutoremoveOnPDL” in a vMSC environment!

Another documents about vMSC from Duncan Epping Last week I tweeted the recommendation to disable the advanced setting Disk.AutoremoveOnPDL in a vSphere 5.5 vMSC environment: @DuncanYB - If you are upgrading...

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HP LeftHand P4000 Virtual SAN

Product description The HP StorageWorks P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance Software (VSA) is a Virtual Appliance that provides complete SAN functionality for VMware Infrastructure or Microsoft Hyper-V without external SAN...

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vSphere 5.1 Storage: All Paths Down

Interesting article about All Paths Down (APD) by Cormac Homan. All Paths Down (APD) is a situation which occurs when a storage device is removed from the ESXi host...

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(PDL) behavior for vSphere 5.1 and up?

Understanding Pemanent Device Loss (PDL) by Duncan Epping. Yesterday someone asked me a question on twitter about a whitepaper by EMC on stretched clusters and Permanent Device Loss (PDL) behavior....

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EMC VPLEX (in a vMSC config)

Duncan Epping explains the different EMC VPLEX configurations. EMC VPLEX supports three different configurations, namely VPLEX Local, VPLEX Metro and VPLEX Geo. This KB article describes the supported configurations...

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OpenSSL Heartbleed & VMware

Response to OpenSSL security issue CVE-2014-0160/CVE-2014-0346 a.k.a: “Heartbleed” (2076225) Purpose The VMware Security Engineering, Communications, and Response group (vSECR) is...

HP LeftHand P4000 Virtual SAN

Product description The HP StorageWorks P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance Software (VSA) is a Virtual Appliance that provides complete SAN...

EMC VPLEX (in a vMSC config)

Duncan Epping explains the different EMC VPLEX configurations. EMC VPLEX supports three different configurations, namely VPLEX Local, VPLEX Metro...