Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 29 2010

VCenter Update Manager installation and configuration

When it comes to patching and updating ESX and ESXi hosts and VMs, solution providers have several options. Remote and local command line utilities are used to update hosts and VMs, and standalone applications, such as the vSphere Host Update Utility and vCenter Update Manager, are also helpful. While command line utilities are just as …

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Nov 02 2010

The vLaunchpad – hacked!

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Early Sunday morning I was alerted by a tweet DM from @terrafx that the vLaunchpad website was hacked and was displaying a turkish hacker page. The vLaunchpad is one of 5 web sites that I have hosted with godaddy.com, this one is on their Linux grid computing platform (cloud). I quickly checked the site and …

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