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VMware has recalled a recent patch because that sees virtual machines using VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x or Cisco Nexus 1000v unable to communicate across their hosts. That's a jolly bad thing for all manner of reasons, so VMware says it has “removed the Patch Release ESXi550-201504002 from the Download Repository and is working …

  1. gerdesj Silver badge

    Are you affected?

    NSX and the Nexus virty switches are top line stuff. The sort of outfit wielding these things will still be evaluating these patches on their test systems before they deploy them live *cough*.

    Anyway, unless you are running Enterprise Plus with extras on your multiple, massive ESXi clusters then you wont be using these things.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Are you affected?

      The Cisco Nexus 1000V can be had for free.

      http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/switches/nexus-1000v-switch-vmware-vsphere/index.html

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