Not much going on this week, chasing down a HCL issue with a CNA card in a Dell server. Gathering information to determine if the server was shipped that way, or if was a third party install. Basics and best practices have to be known to establish a baseline, else you do what you want and who knows what you get.
Also a great blog on VUM at http://www.anotherdayinit.com/2012/02/21/vmware-update-manager-patching-a-vsphere-host/
and Migrating to a VDS switch when using etherchannels from Duncan Epping at http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2012/02/21/migrating-to-a-vds-switch-when-using-etherchannels/