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Manage ESXi updates to keep your environment running securely

By Vladan Seget 25 Sep 2017

It's in an administrator's best interest to regularly check for ESXi updates and patches to make sure his system runs the most up-to-date version of the hypervisor. Read More

Use the Rufus utility to create a bootable VMware ESXi installer

By Vladan Seget 24 Jul 2017

Rufus -- short for Reliable USB Formatting Utility -- is a free Windows tool that can create a bootable VMware ESXi installer and a custom installation package in mere minutes. Read More

How does VMware secure boot protect VMs and ESXi hosts?

By Vladan Seget 07 Jun 2017

New to vSphere 6.5, the secure boot feature protects VMs and ESXi hosts from viruses, malware and spyware -- and enabling it is as easy as checking off a box. Read More

How do you configure ESXi time sync through the vSphere Web Client?

By Vladan Seget 16 May 2017

Configuring ESXi time sync should be a top priority for admins once installation is complete -- failure to do so could result in application failure, VM issues and more. Read More

A no-fuss guide to an ESXi 6.5 upgrade

By Stuart Burns 13 Jan 2017

The latest version of VMware vSphere comes with a substantial version upgrade for its core hypervisor platform. Implement an ESXi upgrade by following these steps. Read More

How does ESXi secure boot improve vSphere security?

By Stephen J. Bigelow 28 Apr 2017

VMware vSphere 6.5 takes an extra security step, building on UEFI secure boot with added cryptographic validation to all ESXi components. Read More

Use the VMware Host Client to manage single ESXi hosts

By Vladan Seget 26 Apr 2017

The VMware Host Client is faster and more secure than the vSphere Flash-based client, but it has yet to reach maturity. Here are some other tools you can use to manage ESXi hosts. Read More

How do you change ESXi 6.5 host names and DNS configuration?

By Vladan Seget 12 Apr 2017

Admins have options when it comes to changing an ESXi 6.5 host name, but only the vSphere Web Client has full functionality in the latest release. Read More

How do you upgrade a stand-alone host to ESXi 6.5?

By Stuart Burns 30 Mar 2017

Upgrading a stand-alone host to ESXi 6.5 is as easy as downloading the offline bundle update, starting Secure Shell and running a few commands with the ESXi software command tool set. Read More

How to use vCenter Server Appliance to upgrade ESXi hosts

By Stuart Burns 28 Feb 2017

You upgraded vCenter to version 6.5; what comes next? Upgrade your ESXi hosts to gain access to new features and functionality by following these steps. Read More