Hi VMware lovers,
If you are like me, you would have been waiting VMware 3.5 Update 1 release patiently, I am glad to inform you its finally here.
yes, yes, yes, it has fixed the MS Cluster support problem that many of us were suprised of it in VMware ESX 3.5 before Update 1.
Many Many Many other good enhancement as well were included few examples below:
- Support for Microsoft Cluster Service (MSCS) Support
- Extends support for VMware High Availability (HA) to ESX Server 3i hosts
- 10 Gigabit Ethernet – Support for the Intel 82598 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller.
- Newly supported guest operating systems RHEL 5.1, RHEL 4U6, SLES 9 SP4, & Ubuntu 7.10
The above four were the most looked for additions, but many others and more information can be found at the details below:
The VMware newly (re) built ESX and Virtual Center 3.5 Update 1 can be downloaded at
VMware ESX 3.5 Update 1
Latest Version: 3.5 Update 1 | 4/10/2008 | Build: 82663 | Release Notes
VMware ESXi 3.5 Installable Update 1
Latest Version: 3.5 Update 1 | 4/10/2008 | Build: 82664 | Release Notes
VMware Converter 3.0.3 (Standalone Enterprise Edition)
Latest Version: 3.0.3 | 5/6/2008 | Build: 89816 | Release Notes
You might want to start testing ESX 3.5 Update 1 now, before you enrol it in your infrastructure as it got many enhancment that you might desire.