Ten days after release of its companion VirtualCenter 2.0.2, VMware finally releases ESX Server 3.0.2.

While this version should be aimed at bugfixes only, it brings in some extended support for:

  • New guest operating systems including:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 (without paravirtualization)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.5
    • Novell Netware 6.5 SP6
    • Sun Solaris 10 Update 3
  • Additional backup software from third-party vendors including:
    • CA BrightStor ArcServe 11.5 SP1
    • CommVault Galaxy version 6.1 SP4
    • IBM TSM Storage Agent version 5.3.3
    • Legato NetWorker 7.3.2 Jumbo Update 1
    • Symantec Backup Exec version 11d
    • Veritas NetBackup Exec version 6.0
  • New versions of management agents including:
    • Dell Open Manage 5.2
    • HP Insight Manager Agents 7.8
  • New hardware including:
    • Dell Poweredge 2970
    • HP P800 SA controller

VMware also updated its Consolidated Backup module (VCB) to version 1.0.3, introducing several major features like:

  • Support for iSCSI Storage
  • New Backup Software Support
    • Legato Networker version 7.3.2 Jumbo Update 1
    • Veritas NetBackup version 6.0
    • Symantec Backup Exec version 11d
    • Tivoli TSM Storage Agent version 5.3.3
  • New VCB Proxy Operating System Support
    • Windows 2003 SP2
    • Windows 2003 R2 SP2

Download both ESX Server 3.0.2 and VCB 1.0.3 here.

Bron: http://www.virtualization.info/2007/08/release-vmware-esx-server-302-vcb-103.html


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