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Here’s an overview of VMware resources I frequently use.

VMware Downloads

Name Description Link
VMware Product Downloads All VMware product downloads.
VMware Patches VMware patches
VMware Trials VMware Trials product downloads such as the
VMware Tools releases All VMware tools release
VMware Flings Unofficial apps built by VMware employees to enhance VMware products

Technical Reference

Name Description Link
VMware Knowledge Base Knowledge Base
VMware Support Insider The top support articles
Product Documentation VMware Product documentation
Tech Zone Go from zero to hero with the latest technical resources on the VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone
Technical Papers All published technical papers in PDF format
VMware Blogs VMware blogs
Community Forums Community Forums
VMware ports Discover which ports are required by VMware products
VMware Developer Integrate with VMware APIs to build on top of VMware products, manage our portfolio and automate your infrastructure.
VMware GitHub VMware GitHub page

Compatibility checks

Name Description Link
Compatibility Guides VMware Hardware Compatability Guides (HCL)
Interoperability matrix Product Interoperability matrix


Name Description Link
VMware Learning VMware learning site
VMware Hands-on Learning & Trials VMware Hands-on Learning & Trials


Name Description Link
VMware Security Advisories VMware Security Advisories document remediation for security vulnerabilities that are reported in VMware products.
VMware Security Hardening Guides Security Hardening Guides provide prescriptive guidance for customers on how to deploy and operate VMware products in a secure manner.

If you have other VMware resources let me know!

The latest technology news week 32-2023

The latest weekly technology news from Microsoft, VMware, and other partners with a focus on End User Computing (EUC).

Microsoft Azure

  • Generally available: Azure Blob Storage Cold Tier. Link
  • Public preview: Azure Storage Mover support for SMB and Azure Files. Link
  • Subscribe to the Azure Stack HCI Newsletter. Link
  • Azure managed disk types overview. Link
  • Azure Bastion. One does (still) not simply walk into my VNet!. Link

Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) / VDI

  • Configure autoscaling for personal AVD host pools automated. Link
  • Onboard and configure Defender for Endpoint for non-persistent VDI environments. Link
  • The Az.Avd #powershell module is updated to version 3.1.0. Added personal Avd scaling plan commands. Link

Windows 365

  • Windows 365 Switch now available in public preview. Link
  • Join the EMEA (Europe, Middle-East, and Africa) Windows 365 User Group. Link
  • Join the USA / United States and Latin Americas Windows 365 User Group. Link


  • Microsoft August 2023 Patch Tuesday warns of 2 zero-days, 87 flaws. Links
  • Windows 11 KB5029263 cumulative update released with 27 fixes. Link


  • Intune 2307 adds the capability to uninstall apps. Link

Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

  • Updating your PowerShell modules to the latest version plus cleaning up older versions. Link
  • What’s New in vSphere Automation: Infrastructure as Code. Link
  • What’s New in vSphere Automation: Power Actions. Link
  • Automate Nvidia vGPU Driver Upgrade using Powershell for VMware Horizon. Link
  • PowerCLI Community Repository. Link
  • GO-EUC Lab files. Link
  • TFTUI – The Terraform textual UI. Link
  • Streamlining Software Deployments with Intune Win32 Apps, Winget & PowerShell!. Link


  • See the IaC section for updates.


  • None

The latest technology news week 28-31 2023

After a great holiday an overview of the latest weekly technology news from Microsoft, VMware, and other partners with a focus on End User Computing (EUC).

Microsoft Azure

  • Hot patching is now available for Windows Server VMs on Azure with Desktop Experience! Link
  • Windows Server end-of-support (EOS): Upgrade seamlessly with Azure Migrate (Public preview). Link
  • Cost optimization workbook available on Advisor. Link
  • MS Defender for Endpoint (MDE) Onboarding Method Overview. Link
  • Azure Migrate Execution Guide. Link
  • Readying your landing zone for migration. Link
  • Getting to Green with Azure Policy, by Sven Aelterman (Nashville MS Azure Users Group, July 2023). Link

Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)

  • Announcing the General Availability of Private Link for Azure Virtual Desktop. Link
  • Announcing Public Preview of Personal Desktop Autoscale on Azure Virtual Desktop. Link
  • Announcement: General Availability of Watermarking Support in Azure Virtual Desktop. Link
  • Announcing General Availability of Confidential VMs in Azure Virtual Desktop. Link
  • AVD Client 1.2.4487 update. Link
  • Azure Virtual Desktop | Automated scaling, imaging & monitoring. Link
  • Microsoft’s Zero Trust guidance for Azure Virtual Desktop deployments now includes guidance for private endpoints! Link
  • Design Decision: The Economics of Delivering Citrix DaaS in Azure on AMD Compute. Link
  • AVD Tech Fest 2023, 14 September Edinburgh. Link

Windows 365

  • What’s new in Windows 365 Enterprise? Link


  • The Windows IT Pro news is available to follow on LinkedIn. Link
  • Windows client roadmap update: July 2023. Link
  • TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 soon to be disabled in Windows. Link
  • Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 11 2022 Update (22H2) – v3.0. Link


  • What’s new in Microsoft Intune 2307 (July) edition? Link
  • IntuneMaps, A Microsoft Intune click-friendly Infographic created for the Windows Platform. Link


  • Empowering Disaster Recovery for Azure VMs with Azure Site Recovery and Terraform. Link
  • Empowering AI: Building and Deploying Azure AI Landing Zones with Terraform. Link
  • Automate Your PowerShell Scripts from a Pipeline – April Edwards – PSConfEU 2023. Link


  • vSphere Virtual TPM (vTPM) Questions & Answers. Link
  • What is vSphere Diagnostic Tool and how to use it? Link
  • VMware Horizon 2212.1. Link
  • VMware Horizon 2111.2 ESB. Link.
  • VMware Horizon Server contains a HTTP request smuggling vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 5.3. Link
  • VMware vSphere 8 Performance Is in the “Goldilocks Zone” for AI/ML Training whitepaper. Link


  • Microsoft Edge for Business FAQ. Link
  • Creating cool, glowing architecture diagrams? Link
  • Dynamically install Chocolatey packages with AASC and Azure Artifacts. Link