Andy's VMware vSphere tip#6: [InstallationError] [Errno 28] No space left on device - updating from 6.5 U1 to 6.5 U2 (possible other versions as well!)
We were updating HPE Proliant Servers Generation 8 [G8], and it would appear as of writing HPE have still not released a Gen8 ESXi 6.5 U2 Image! So we had to use 6.5 U1 and updated to U2. [Please note always use the OEM version of ESXi for vendor servers, e.g. HPE, Dell, IBM/Lenovo, Fujitsu etc]
Consider (quotes from the above article): Direct deployment of Microsoft 365 Apps isn't supported on Windows Server 2022 as it's a fixed, non-changing operating system.
So that means no one would likely install RDS Session Hosts on 2022, Microsoft's newest Server version.
Microsoft 365 Apps is supported on Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2016 only until October 2025.
This means that, even though the server OS in the case of 2019 will be supported (through Extended Support) through 2029, it will become unable to host sessions for users starting in October of 2025.
Microsoft's solution for those requiring in-house session hosts is Azure Stack HCI. Which on a single 16 core host would run not less than $530 per month. For an ability that USED to cost as a one-time fee every 5-9 years, a server license ($1000), RDS and Windows CALs ($200/each). Think about it. An RDS solution for 25 users would cost $6,000 once every, say, 6 years, will now cost $39,000 to run on prem with Azure Stack.
Or your could migrate to Windows 365 and get a basic Windows machine (D2 V3) for just $540 per month (or so, on a 3 year commitment with Windows License), or also $39,000.
Please if you think this is reasonable... or I've got …