vSphere 5.1 U2 released

On 16 January VMware released Update 2 for vSphere 5.1. There are few interesting features such as vCenter server on Windows 2012 R2 and few more.

What’s new
  • vCenter Server is now supported on Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Additional Guest Operating System Customization Support – vCenter Server now supports customization of the following guest operating systems:
    • Windows 8.1
    • RHEL 6.4
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • SLES 11 Service Pack 3
  • Database support added for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Service Pack 1

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  1. vCenter server release notes | 16 JAN 2014 | Build 1473063
  2. ESXi release notes 16 JAN 2014 | Build 1483097

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Artur Krzywdzinski

Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. He has been using, designing and deploying VMware based solutions since 2005 and Microsoft since 2012. He specialize in designing and implementing private and hybrid cloud solution based on VMware and Microsoft software stacks, datacenter migrations and transformation, disaster avoidance. Artur holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).