Now this is interesting they only released this yesterday and it has been updated already. nice of VMware to use Security advisories as product releases. Updated because of the release of VIX 1.10.3
Only one advisory today and this relates to the hosted platform and even more rare it is Linux only, So you enterprise and Windows boys can rest easy for once.
This is the second of two advisories today.
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.
Well it is Security Advisory time again, a Quite week this, they must still be recovering from post VMworld alcoholic withdrawal symptoms.
There is one little snippet of information in this advisory that my cause a couple of raised eyebrows, and this is in section 2, I have pulled the statement out for clarity.
Note: VMware Server was declared End Of Availability on January 2010, support will be limited to Technical Guidance for the duration of the support term.
Now I do not remember seeing any statement to this effect, now I may have just missed but but bearing in mind Wil’s post “the Future of VMware Server” was posted on this blog on the 23rd May 2010, there appears to be something fishy going on there.
anyway without further ado here is the contents of the advisory as per normal service.
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.
These were in my mail box on my return from vacation, so as the saying goes better late than never. One of three
There’s rumor on the streets that the VMware Server product is being discontinued. Unfortunately, there’s good reason for that rumor. Continue reading “The Future of VMware Server”
With centOS 5.5 being GA since friday and the fact that I am using it to host VMware Server 2.0.2. A weekend experiment was a Fait accompli. Continue reading “CentOS 5.5 hosting VMware Server 2.0.2”
Yesterday the release candidate of VMware Fusion 3.1 was released together with the Release Candidate of VMware Workstation 7.1. Today We’ll be taking a look at the next version of VMware Fusion down here. Continue reading “VMware Fusion 3.1 Release Candidate”