Category Archives: security

Disk format change going from 6.x to vSAN 6.6?


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Internally I received a comment around the upgrade to 6.6 and the disk format version change. When you upgrade to 6.6 also the version of  disk changes, it goes to version 5. In the past with these on-disk format changes a data move was needed and the whole disk group would be reformat. When going […]

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The difference between VM Encryption in vSphere 6.5 and vSAN encryption


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More and more people are starting to ask me what the difference is between VMCrypt aka VM Encryption and the beta feature we announced not to long ago called vSAN Encryption. (Note, we announced a beta, no promises were made around dates or actual releases or releasing of the feature.) Both sounds very much the […]

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RevenueWell draws on vCloud Air Network partner Armor to Deliver Security and Scalability

RevenueWell provides a patient marketing and communications suite for dentists everywhere. It currently helps over 3,500 dental offices to streamline their day-to-day operations, so they can get back to doing what they do best: provide quality dental care to patients.  But part of providing quality dental care is making sure patient data is only accessible […]

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New beta of the vSphere 5.5 U1 Hardening Guide released


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Mike Foley just announced the new release of the vSphere 5.5 U1 Hardening Guide. Note that it is still labeled as a “beta” as Mike is still gathering feedback, however the document should be finalized first week of June. For those concerned about security, this is an absolute must read! As always, before implementing ANY […]

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