Tag: Patch

No patches showing up for VMware vCenter Appliance–FIXED

No patches showing up for VMware vCenter Appliance–FIXED

I think I experienced an edge case issue where one of my client’s vCenter Appliances wasn’t showing any available patches to install.  This was a ... Read More

What you need to know so you Don’t Meltdown from Spectre! How to patch your computers.

What you need to know so you Don’t Meltdown from Spectre! How to patch your computers.

   So the world is ablaze again from the latest computer vulnerability.  Make that 2 of them.  And they affect pretty much every computer made ... Read More

VMware Horizon View Maintenance releases/updates

VMware Horizon View Maintenance releases/updates

By now, most of my clients are running at least version 6.x of Horizon.  Occasionally, I’ll get emails asking if it is time to upgrade ... Read More

Easy Hotfix list for Microsoft TS/RDS patching

Easy Hotfix list for Microsoft TS/RDS patching

Tracking down patches is a pain in the ASCII.  You want to keep your servers up to date but digging through endless Google searches to ... Read More

King for a Day – What would you change?

So over the past few weeks, I've had some really good discussions around patch management.  The reasons why some people don't patch, the reasoning behind ... Read More

Patching and Antivirus : Technology Doppelgangers?

As I am sitting here thinking about Windows Patching, it strikes me that there are some real parallel threads among patching and Antivirus. They both ... Read More

Why do we Bother patching systems?

Why do we Bother patching systems?

So there are a bunch of reasons people patch their systems.  In fact, there are probably more reasons people patch systems than why they wouldn't. ... Read More

Patch Management? I don’t care for it but YOU should!

Patch Management! How exciting? Eagerly waiting up till the wee hours of the night on Patch Tuesdays, waiting for Microsoft to release the latest round ... Read More

Patching ESXi with vMA

Patching ESXi with vMA

Today I had to set up some ESXi servers that required additional hardware drivers to recognize the 10GB NICs we purchased for them.  I’ve done ... Read More

No more Windows Patching via VMware Update Manager 5.

No more Windows Patching via VMware Update Manager 5.

Messing around the new VMware Update Manager and I noticed this little piece of information.  Update Manager 5.0 does not support VM patching.  Prior versions ... Read More