VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2015-0001

VMware released security advisory VMSA-2015-0001 on January 27 2015.  A link to the advisory can be found here.  An overview of the items that this advisory addresses is shown below. VMware ESXi, Workstation, Player, and Fusion host privilege escalation vulnerability VMware ESXi, Workstation, Player and Fusion contain an arbitrary file write issue. Exploitation this issue may…

Installing SolarWinds Virtualization Manager v6.1.1 in a vSphere 5.x environment

Today I am installing SolarWinds Virtualization Manager v6.1.1 in our lab here at vBrainstorm.  If you are not sure what Virtualization Manager is, here is a quick blurb from the Solarwinds website: Virtualization Manager Comprehensive Virtualization Management for VMware ® & Hyper-V ® – From VM to Storage Real-time dashboards simplify identification & troubleshooting of performance,…