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Category: Data Center Virtualization

VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2011-0008

Well this is what comes of not doing the adivsories when they come out :S another four get released today.  ho well.  lets get on with it then.  The first is a new entry and yet another VMSA warning, Advertisements

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VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2011-0004.1

Final one of the week, and this is a release of a potential DoS on certain Third party packages that are contained in both ESX and ESXi

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VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2011-0001.2

Another release, again concerning third party packages to the Service console

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VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2010-0019.3

This is the third time this has been updated since its initial release in December of 2010.

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VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2011-0007

I should have got these out on Friday, but I seem to have a bit of a busy patch at the office at the moment.  There are four advisories this week for your enjoyment,  this one is a new release and related to a possibility of a DoS being caused by exhausting sockets.

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Possible bug in SRM installer

I have been playing in my lab with SRM, and forgot to create my DSN connection to the SRM database,  no worries I thought, the installation routine allows you to create on during the install. Well that is only half the story. Yes you can create your connection. but the install routine does not refresh …

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VMware Security Advisory – VMSA-2010-0015

it is the time of the week for the security advisories again,  one interesting thing of note is that for the first time ESX 2.x.x is not even considered, and also VMware Server has been dropped from the list of Hosted platforms. Also note the warning about ESX 3.0.3 as its EOL is nigh.

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Best of VMworld 2010 awards Ceremony.

I was supposed to be a judge at the awards again but as you know I could not get to San Fran this year,  but the winners were announced on Wednesday.  The following video compared by Mr Brian Madden was taken live at the ceremony bcpid601325195001?bclid=601173276001&bctid=601287688001 now the video is just over 23 minutes long, …

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VMworld 2010 – TA8623 “Storage Super-Heavyweight Challenge”

Well this was supposed to be mine and Cody’s session, but due to circumstances beyond my control I had to drop out of VMworld San Fran this year.  My thanks go to Mike Laverick for stepping in at the last minute to be joint moderator and compare. I have to admit his eccentric manner was …

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VMware Security Advisory – VMSA-2010-0013

While the whole world is focused on VMworld VMware has snuck two more security advisories out the door,  as is PlanetVM.NET’s usual wont they are printed below in full.

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