Manage virtualization (VMware vSphere 6.5) Child TopicsPatch VMware vSphere ESXi hosts with the VUM (VMware vSphere 6.5)Patch the VMware vSphere ESXi hosts with VUM (Flex client). 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 controllers (VMware vSphere 6.x)When creating a new 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. Use VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility with Cisco UCS blade servers (VMware vSphere 6.x)Ensure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) when upgrading Cisco UCS blade servers in a cluster. Enable VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility in a cluster (VMware vSphere 6.x)Enable VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) within a cluster. Managing VMware vSphere ESXiManage VMware vCenter SSO (VMware vSphere 6.x)VMware 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 Linked 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.