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vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1d released

Ho ho ho,

5 days before christmas, VMware released the Update 1d for vCenter Server 6.5.

What’s new in this Update?

  • vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1d addresses issues that have been documented in the Resolved Issues section and Photon OS security vulnerabilities. For more information, see VMware vCenter Server Appliance Photon OS Security Patches.
  • Update of the Oracle (Sun) JRE package to version 1.8.0_141.
  • vCenter Server 6.5 is updated to use the 4.3.9 version of the Spring Framework.
  • The OpenSSL package is updated to version openssl-1.0.2l.
  • The Tomcat package is updated to version 8.5.15.
  • Apache Struts is updated to version 2.5.13 to resolve CVE-2017-9805, CVE-2017-9804 and CVE-2017-9793.
  • Eclipse Jetty is upgraded to version 9.2.22.

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vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1c and 6.5.0f released

On Nov 14th VMware released the two new updates for vCenter Server 6.5.

  • vCSA 6.5 Update 1c
  • vCSA 6.5.0f

Both Updates fixes an error, where an upgrade, install or migrate of VMware vCenter Server Appliance might fail, because of an expired root password.

Release Notes could be found here

My homelab vcenter runs the update without any problems.

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Update vCenter Server 6.5 to 6.5U1

Two weeks after the release of vCenter Server 6.5.0e the new major release of vSphere 6.5 Update 1 was announced.

Release Notes could be found here.

My homelab VCSA is now running with the vSphere 6.5 Update 1 release. No errors and a quick installation.
Here is a little step by step guide for the update.

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vCenter Server 6.5.0e released

On July 15th VMware released the update for vCenter Server 6.5. The vCenter Server Appliance and the vCenter Server on Windows gets elevated to version “e” Build 5705665.

Release Notes could be found here

In my homelab appliance the update runs quickly and without failures. I’ve made a little step by step guide for the update.

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Upgrade vCSA 6.0 to 6.5

vSphere 6.5 is now GA. In this post I want to go through the upgrade process of the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA). First thing I can say. It works really good :)

The upgrade process will create a new machine and transfer all data (you can choose between configuration + events + performance data) from the old one to the new vCSA.

Please think about, when to install the upgrade… All 3rd party software, which is using the vCenter must support the new version. If you have a lab this could be okay, but in your production it is not much fun, if backup or something else fails.

But now to the upgrade…

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