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Category: General

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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Rimmergram #4 – Customer SoMe Etiquette

I have been amazed at some interactions on Twitter recently between vendors and their customers. Not so much vendors, per se, but their representatives.  The dialogues I witnessed were, I believe, just passionate rather than malicious, but it is important to accept customer input, comments, feedback – even if you do think they are moaning, …

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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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VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2010-0012

New Security advisory regarding VUM

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Vyatta – Free Training focussed on use in ESX and Citrix

Vyatta are slowly becoming one of my favourite networking start-ups…
Not only do they have a first class Router and Firewall/VPN product – boasting higher performance than Cisco – that they give to the community (here), they now offer free training at the Vyatta University! Specifically a new free video course related to Routing and Security in VMware and Citrix

vEXPERT 2010

Well the wait is finally over and this years awards have been announced, well most of them. there is a second tranche on Monday due to John and the voting team running out of time. I am pleased and very honoured to have been awarded the status for the second year. I would like to …

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Using linux vmfs-tools package to access virtual machines

Recently whilst doing some research on another VMware related topic I came across the name of a new package on my ubuntu 10.04 desktop. It is called vmfs-tools and it caught my attention.

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VMware Security Advisory:-VMSA-2010-0004.1

Three of Three

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VMware Security Advisory:-VMSA-2010-0002.2

Two of Three.

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VMware Security Advisory:-VMSA-2010-0009

These were in my mail box on my return from vacation, so as the saying goes better late than never. One of three

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