vSphere Client Login UI customizations do not persist in VCSA 6.5 Update 1

The much anticipated release of vSphere 6.5 Update 1 just GA’ed late last week and like many in the community, I also went ahead and upgraded my home lab to this latest release. vSphere 6.5 Update 1 contains a ton of fixes as well as several new capabilities which you can read all about in the […]

Erasing existing disk partitions now available in the vSphere Web Client (vSphere 6.0 Update 1)

One of the primary challenges when trying re-purpose existing storage devices is ensuring that all data and existing partitions have been completely removed. Often times, customers end up resorting to third-party tools like GParted which requires you to boot your server into the LiveCD before you can remove the existing partitions. This is less than ideal, especially if you […]

Getting Rid of the Inventory Tree in the New vSphere Web Client

I don’t know about you, but I really like using the new inventory list compared to the old inventory tree when I need to find something in new vSphere Web Client. The inventory list does not rely on the static and limited hierarchical tree view to display your vSphere objects. Instead, it groups common vSphere […]

How to Generate VM Remote Console URL for vSphere 5.x Web Client

There was a question last week on the VMTN community forums about generating a shortcut URL to a virtual machine’s remote console in the new vSphere 5 Web Client. For those of you who have used the vCenter’s Web Access may recall the option to generate a desktop shortcut to a particular virtual machine’s remote […]