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Archive for March, 2015

VirtualBox 4.3.26 Released

Posted by essjae on March 17, 2015

Download: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • GUI: in the snapshots pane, protect the age of snapshots against wrong host time (bug #13955)
  • NAT Network: fixed a bug which prevented to propagate any DNS name server / domain / search string information to the NAT network (4.3.24 regression; bugs #13915, #13918)
  • NAT Network: don’t delay the shutdown of VBoxSVC on Windows hosts
  • Mouse support: the mouse could not be moved under rare conditions if no Guest Additions are installed (4.3.24 regression; bug #13935)
  • Storage: if the guest ejects a virtual CD/DVD medium, make the change permanent (bugs #9858, #12885)
  • VGA: made saving secondary screen sizes possible in X11 guests
  • SDK: fixed the VirtualBox.tlb file (4.3.20 regression; bug #13943)
  • rdesktop-vrdp: make it work with USB devices again (4.3.14 regression; bug #13901)
  • USB: fixed a possible BSOD on Windows hosts under rare conditions
  • iPXE: enable the HTTP download protocol on non-Linux hosts (bug #13628)
  • Mac OS X hosts: don’t panic on hosts with activated SMAP (Broadwell and later; bug #13951)
  • Linux hosts: don’t crash Linux 4.0 hosts (bug #13835)
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VMware vSphere 6.0 Released

Posted by essjae on March 12, 2015

vSphere 6.0 now available.  A big update for VMware and ESXi users.

What’s New

A little more usability from the free product with the free management client.

Hardware version 11

New OS support including Ubuntu 14.04, OS X 10.10, Oracle Linux 7

Make sure to check your backup provider before upgrading!  Not all vendors are ready yet.

 

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