Tag: Upgrade

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to 8.1

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to 8.1

Recently at a client, we preformed an upgrade of VMware’s Site Recovery Manager (SRM) version 6.1 to SRM 8.1.  The process was pretty uneventful and ... Read More

How to upgrade Cisco VIC drivers via VMware Update Manager

How to upgrade Cisco VIC drivers via VMware Update Manager

After upgrading the UCS firmware and installing ESXi on the C220 M5s, I wanted to upgrade the native VIC drivers using offline bundles provided by ... Read More

How to upgrade UCS firmware

How to upgrade UCS firmware

This week I spent some time upgrading UCS firmware for a client’s infrastructure.  All the firmware.  The BIOS, Cisco Integrated Management Controller (CIMC), the MLOM ... Read More

PSA: Update your LastPass extensions NOW!

PSA: Update your LastPass extensions NOW!

Here is an important post folks.  Sam Jacobs sent over a note reminding me that there is a very serious security flaw in certain versions ... Read More

Upgrading VMware App Volumes to 2.17

Upgrading VMware App Volumes to 2.17

Just recently upgraded VMware App Volumes 2.15 to 2.17.  Very straight forward upgrade with almost no changes visible with the exception of these two things… ... Read More

VMware Horizon 7.9 Upgrades – What’s new?

VMware Horizon 7.9 Upgrades – What’s new?

I recently did some upgrades to VMware’s Horizon version 7.9 at a few clients and here are some of the little changes I noticed that ... Read More

Upgrading Home Assistant and Fixing icon_template warning errors

Upgrading Home Assistant and Fixing icon_template warning errors

Amazon Prime Day is over and now it is time to upgrade everything.  We will be upgrading our chair and then Home Assistant!  It’s been ... Read More

How to upgrade Docker Cockpit on Ubuntu 18.04

How to upgrade Docker Cockpit on Ubuntu 18.04

I run Docker for all of my Smart Home related servers.  My docker-compose file is on my GitHub repository and that is primarily how I ... Read More

How to manually upgrade your Synology Surveillance System firmware

How to manually upgrade your Synology Surveillance System firmware

Recently, my Home Assistant lost the ability to stream live feeds from my cameras.   The cameras attached to my Synology NVR1218 system still appeared fine ... Read More

Migrating Windows Based vCenter to VMware Virtual Appliance 6.7 Walk Through

Migrating Windows Based vCenter to VMware Virtual Appliance 6.7 Walk Through

All of my new implementations are running VMware’s vCenter Virtual Appliance. It is SOO easy to deploy and includes everything you need for your infrastructure ... Read More