Managing virtualization Child TopicsPatching VMware vSphere ESXi hosts with the VUM (Flex Client)Patch the VMware vSphere ESXi hosts with VUM. Supported guest operating systemsFor information about installing supported guest operating systems in VMware VMs, see the VMware Guest Operating System Installation Guide. VMware Paravirtual SCSI controllersWhen creating a new virtual machine (VM), VMware vSphere automatically selects the recommended virtual SCSI controller based on the operating system being installed to the VM. The best practice is to maintain the automatically selected virtual SCSI controller under most circumstances. Using VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility with Cisco UCS blade serversEnsure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) when upgrading Cisco UCS blade servers in a cluster. Enabling VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility in a clusterEnable VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) within a cluster. Managing VMware vSphere ESXiManaging VMware vCenter SSO for VMware vSphereVMware vCenter SSO is an authentication mechanism used to configure security policies and lock out or disable an account for VMware vSphere. Managing VMware VDS (VMware vSphere 6.5)The VMware VDS is an enterprise feature of VMware vSphere vCenter Server and requires that the VMware vSphere ESXi hosts are licensed with the VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus edition. A non-Enterprise Plus edition does not support VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS) functionality. No additional license is required to be installed or managed for the VMware VDS. Managing VMware Enhanced Link Mode (VMware vSphere 6.5)One advantage of a Converged System is turnkey delivery of a pre-configured physical and logical working system. Converged Systems are physically and logically configured during the manufacturing process. Configuring VMware Enhanced Linked Mode (AMP-VX)You can use Enhanced Linked Mode (ELM) with VMware vSphere 6.5 to log in to a single VMware vCenter server and operate, manage, and maintain multiple VMware vCenter servers on multiple Converged Systems.