To enable Copy and Paste option for a specific…

To enable Copy and Paste option for a specific virtual machine or ESXi host

To enable Copy and Paste option for a specific…

To resolve this issue, you must enable the Copy and Paste options using the vSphere Client. Alternatively, you can use RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) to connect to the Windows virtual machines. To enable Copy and Paste option for a specific virtual machine: Note: This procedure will enable Copy and Paste within a file but not […]


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NSX and Securing Multi-tenancy Policy

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NSX and Securing Multi-tenancy Policy

Discussing security and multi-tenant cloud environments both public and private consumes so much of my time. This time though let’s get into how micro-segmentation and the coolness that is VMware’s NSX. At least it’s a different angle so I don’t get bored writing about it J.


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Congratulations to our new VCDXs!

Congratulations to our new VCDXs!

Congratulations to our new VCDXs!

We’ve just finished another great run of defenses, providing us another record number of both new VCDXs as well as doubles. Congratulations to the new VCDXs! Data Center Virtualization Jayson Block (double) Gregg Robertson (#205) Jason Grierson (#206) Krzysztof Hermanowski (#207) Andrew Smith (#208) Rutger Kosters (#209) Michael Wilmsen (#210) Konrad Clapa (#211) Niels Hagoort […] The post Congratulations to our new VCDXs! appeared first on VMware Education and Certification Blog .


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Onyx For the Web Client now supports vSphere…

Onyx For the Web Client now supports vSphere 6.0 U1

Onyx For the Web Client now supports vSphere…

It’s been a while since I’ve used the Onyx VMware Fling. The last time I used it was way back in 2013 running the Project Onyx version that sat as a proxy between the C# vSphere Client and vCenter. It … Read more »


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Best Practices with 3D Graphics For VMware View…

Best Practices with 3D Graphics For VMware View 6.2

Best Practices with 3D Graphics For VMware View…

Don’t use vSGA with 4K monitors When 4K monitors are configured on machines where 3D Rendering and vSGA are enabled, moving, resizing the Windows Media Player window to full screen mode can be very slow. This issue does not occur with 2D, software 3D Rendering, or monitors with 2560×1440 resolution. Have different templates for NVIDA… Read More


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VMware ESXi,Nexus 1000v: Add New DVS Port-Group…

VMware ESXi,Nexus 1000v: Add New DVS Port-Group + error “spec.numPorts exceeds the limit..”

VMware ESXi,Nexus 1000v: Add New DVS Port-Group…

If you’re familiar with Cisco IOS and networking in general, creating a new PortGroup on a Nexus1000v is pretty straightforward. Here I’m going to add a newPort-Profile, of type ‘vmware port-group‘ called “VM_Prod_29” with VLAN ID “29 “. Login to the active VSM and first create the VLAN; [crayon-5637d12b3baec671820560/] Then create the Access PortGroup and…Read More


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PowerCli to get list of unused RDMs on VM Cluster

PowerCli to get list of unused RDMs on VM Cluster

PowerCli to get list of unused RDMs on VM Cluster

Since my last post was about RDMs, lets continue the discusion. In my work environment we have been consolidating our VMware platform. So we have been moving VMs with RDMs attached from one cluster to another. So its been a messy process, and we haven’t had the time to clean up behind ourselves. So I … Continue reading PowerCli to get list of unused RDMs on VM Cluster The post PowerCli to get list of unused RDMs on VM Cluster appeared first on Notes of a scripter.


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Onyx for vSphere Web Client – Automate creation…

Onyx for vSphere Web Client – Automate creation of PowerShell Scripts

Onyx for vSphere Web Client – Automate creation…

A very long time ago I wrote about Onyx for vSphere. At that time there wasn’t any vSphere web client, but the magic to see Onyx in action was impressive. First thing you might ask if you’re not old school or if just starting with VMware virtualization technologies is What is Onyx? It’s simple. Onyx […] Read the full post Onyx for vSphere Web Client – Automate creation of PowerShell Scripts at ESX Virtualization.


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VCDX Defense Process Drops Troubleshooting…

VCDX Defense Process Drops Troubleshooting Questions

VCDX Defense Process Drops Troubleshooting…

Those who are looking to obtain the highest certification level in VMware’s portfolio, watchout, the company announcedin a blog post by Chris Colletti that they’ve made an adjustment to the process. Gone is the final part of the defense, where in the last 15 minutes candidates would be given hypothetical troubleshooting scenarios. Instead, the time […] The post VCDX Defense Process Drops Troubleshooting Questions appeared first on Petri.


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Content Library Tech Preview at VMworld Europe…

Content Library Tech Preview at VMworld Europe 2015

Content Library Tech Preview at VMworld Europe…

For those of you who were fortunate enough to attend theContent Library Technical Deep Dive session (#5106) at VMworld Europe several weeks back and stayed until the very end, you weretreated to an exclusive sneak peak demo.The demo was well received from what I heard, especially having been one of the most popular feature requests […]]> http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2015/11/content-library-tech-preview-at-vmworld-europe-2015.html/feed 0 EMC Project OnRack now RackHD…Read More


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ESXi Thousands of failed logins from 127.0.0.1

ESXi Thousands of failed logins from 127.0.0.1

ESXi Thousands of failed logins from 127.0.0.1

ESXi Thousands of failed logins from 127.0.0.1 Posted on November 4, 2015 by Joseph Griffiths A co-worker brought this to my attention. We run a daily vCheck on all clusters and it identified thousands of failed logins like this: info ‘Vimsvc.ha-eventmgr’ opID=hostd-2bce] Event 11090 : Cannot login user @127.0.0.1: no permission They all appeared in the /var/log/hostd.log. It was identified as caused by the script: which runs out of crontab on ESXi hosts every 5 minutes….Read More


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PernixData Architect – Drill-Down Charts

PernixData Architect – Drill-Down Charts #PernixPro

PernixData Architect – Drill-Down Charts

To kick-off this series of short blog posts about individual Architect features, I’ve picked the “Drill-Down” charts as they count towards my personal favorite features. Most of you will be familiar with the saying “All roads lead to Rome” and … Continue reading →


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PernixData Architect Software

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PernixData Architect Software

With the general availability of PernixData FVP3.1, PernixData released the first version ofPernixData Architect. One of the biggest problems today is, that management tools are often focused on deployment and monitoring of applications or infrastructure. This doesn’t lead to a holistic view over applications and related data center infrastructure. You have to monitor at several […] Advertise here with BSA


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Updating to VMware Tools 10 – Must Read

Updating to VMware Tools 10 – Must Read

Updating to VMware Tools 10 – Must Read

In September we announced that VMware Tools 10.0.0 Released and that VMware is now shipping VMware tools outside of the vSphere releases. Since then, we have received a lot of feedback from the community, customers, and internal folks alike. I would like to let everyone know that we have listened and we continue on our […] The post Updating to VMware Tools 10 – Must Read appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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Deploy an OVF template stored on a local ESXi…

Deploy an OVF template stored on a local ESXi datastore

Deploy an OVF template stored on a local ESXi…

In a branch office I recently had the demand to deploy an OVF template that is stored on the local datastore of an ESXi host. If you try to deploy the ovf template using the webclient/vSphere Client, you can specify a location accessible from your computer (hard drive, share, CD drive,…) or a URL to […] Der Beitrag Deploy an OVF template stored on a local ESXi datastore erschien zuerst auf running-system.com.


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Plan for vSphere core dump on diskless hosts

Plan for vSphere core dump on diskless hosts

Plan for vSphere core dump on diskless hosts

Installing VMware vSphere on hardware come with many options when it comes to the location of the many partitions necessary for ESXi. ESXi can be installed on USB, SD (mini) cards, local storage, and boot from LUNs. Before you deploy your ESXi hosts, you should be thinking about your design and the limitations (is any) […]


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OpenStack Networking with VMware NSX, Part 1

OpenStack Networking with VMware NSX, Part 1

OpenStack Networking with VMware NSX, Part 1

Today’s blog post is the start of a series by Marcos Hernandez, one of the OpenStack specialists in VMware’s Networking & Security Business Unit (NSBU). Part 2 and Part 3 will be published in the upcoming weeks. So, check back for more on this topic! As OpenStack becomes more ubiquitous in the industry, cloud architects […] The post OpenStack Networking with VMware NSX, Part 1 appeared first on OpenStack Blog for VMware .


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Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery

Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery

Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery

Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery In the first part of this series we provided a high level view of the benefits of using Virtual Volumes enabled storage for database operations. In this post, we will examine in more detail how Virtual Volumes can improve the backup and recovery capabilities for business critical databases, […] The post Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery appeared first on Virtualize Business Critical Applications .


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vExpert 2016 Applications are Now Open!

#vExpert 2016 Applications are Now Open!

vExpert 2016 Applications are Now Open!

Applications for the 2016 vExpert program are now open. Applications will be accepted until December 18th at midnight PDT. The vExpert 2016 announcement will be on February 5th 2015. Current 2016 vExperts need to apply through the fastrack application only.


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