vCenter is down – impact on VMware…

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vCenter is down – impact on VMware…

Over the past few months I have seen posts or been asked what happens when vCenter is down. Everybody probably knows that vCenter is a heart of VMware infrastructure installed as Appliance (VCSA) or Windows machine. The main vCenter features are as follows: Central management of VMware environments – allow you to manage VM’s across multiple VMware hosts at once. E.g. you can create a custom roles and permissions. Depends on vSphere license, allows you to use DRS/DPM, Storage DRS, VMotion,…Read More


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What is EVO:RAIL :A Robust HyperConverged…

What is EVO:RAIL :A Robust HyperConverged Infrastructure : Lets Build Together

What is EVO:RAIL :A Robust HyperConverged…

Why I Selected EVO RAIL : I was so excited to see that vmware launched its first self-created hardware now. That was more interesting that how can vmware mix its technology in to a hardware . What is Covered: This is a covered material from the HOL LAB and I enjoyed that lab seriously so… Continue reading…Read More


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Latest vRealize Operations Management Packs…

Latest vRealize Operations Management Packs Release

Latest vRealize Operations Management Packs…

As a proof point to VMware’s SDDC operation management strategy, whereby customers have comprehensive visibility, health, performance and capacity management of compute, network and storage, six vRealize Operations Management Packs have been posted to VMware Solutions Exchange. Several of these are available through one of VMware’s premier management pack developer’s (Blue Medora) while the others […] The post Latest vRealize Operations Management Packs Release appeared first on VMware Cloud…Read More


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HA Simulator : What will happen to your VM.

HA Simulator : What will happen to your VM.

HA Simulator : What will happen to your VM.

Hello All, I was answering some Question in the Vmware Communities and Found an interesting question. “What if host failed having HA configured with 33% Admission Control.” Answer Anyone?? I believe everyone will answer the best of their experience, But what if we can also test out the environment and HA Failure As well and… Continue reading…Read More


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How to Upgrade Network Card Drivers on ESXi Host

How to Upgrade Network Card Drivers on ESXi Host

How to Upgrade Network Card Drivers on ESXi Host

Today one of my friend asked me the process to find the network drivers status and update them accordingly. As the Network is always a most critical component of any device. And when its comes to Esxi host meant more coz its cost a lot of the vms behind too. Personally I am a great… Continue reading…Read More


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VMware Tool Upgrade using vSphere Update Manager

VMware Tool Upgrade using vSphere Update Manager

VMware Tool Upgrade using vSphere Update Manager

Hello All, Today i came here with a task from which every administrator bang his head to complete even after knowing that it need to do again after next upgrade of vcenter/Esxi host. To ease this task vmware introduced and i believe you all know it very better “Vmware update manager”. So i am sharing… Continue reading…Read More


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Check out some of the early results from our…

Check out some of the early results from our App Volumes performance & scalability testing: https://t.co/rxfOhnMMhJ https://t.co/Zis7UsGRuw

Check out some of the early results from our…

Check out some of the early results from our App Volumes performance & scalability testing: https://t.co/rxfOhnMMhJ https://t.co/Zis7UsGRuw


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What’s New in VMware Identity Manager, Cloud –…

What’s New in VMware Identity Manager, Cloud – November 2015 Release https://t.co/GDKGyyfrXR https://t.co/6hShjr6joT

What’s New in VMware Identity Manager, Cloud –…

What’s New in VMware Identity Manager, Cloud – November 2015 Release https://t.co/GDKGyyfrXR https://t.co/6hShjr6joT


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Difference between Heartbeat Datastore and…

Difference between Heartbeat Datastore and Normal Datastore

Difference between Heartbeat Datastore and…

Hello All, Today I was thinking why 2 data store is used by the Hearbeating for the HA wherever FDM roles follow. Then I tried to find out the difference between both of them. I did some observation and find some interesting thing which I should say you must know about it. So lets start..… Continue reading…Read More


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VMware NSX Reference Design Guide Update (via…

VMware NSX Reference Design Guide Update (via The Network Virtualization Blog)

VMware NSX Reference Design Guide Update (via…

The VMware NSX reference design guide has been a trusted source for NSX implementers to ensure a smooth and successful deployment. The NSX design guide has been incorporated as a baseline in industry recognized and validated architectures such as VCE VxBlock , Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud and the VMware Validated Designs .


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NSX 6.2 – Update Host VIBs Manually

NSX 6.2 – Update Host VIBs Manually

NSX 6.2 – Update Host VIBs Manually

App Volumes 2.10 has been announced offering some great features, due end of this quarter. The biggest feature for me is Replication Groups across vCentre – this was a stumbling block in designs that required two sites. Nice to see it added For all the features see here


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VMware NSX 6.2.1 upgrade

VMware NSX 6.2.1 upgrade

VMware NSX 6.2.1 upgrade

Please read the preparation before upgrading.The official manual states the upgrade procedure is as follows: NSX Manager NSX Controller Host Clusters NSX Edge Guest Introspection There is only 1 download, as everything is contained within the Manager. Stage 1: NSX Manager Upgrade To update the NSX Manager, login to its UI as Admin. Click on […] The post VMware NSX 6.2.1 upgrade appeared first on virtual red dot.


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Top 4 – ESXi one-liner scripts

Top 4 – ESXi one-liner scripts

Top 4 – ESXi one-liner scripts

I have caught myself quiet a few times running a bunch of one-liner scriptson ESXi. Whether I setupESXi, troubleshoot something or just test a feature, one-liners can often simplify whatevertask… The post Top 4 – ESXi one-liner scripts appeared first on Mind The Virtualization.


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Veeam Endpoint Backup Free – Overview and…

Veeam Endpoint Backup Free – Overview and Installation

Veeam Endpoint Backup Free – Overview and…

Veeam Endpoint Backup Free is a standalone backup tool for Windows-based desktops and laptops. The product has obtained rapidly great success because, a part to be free, works very well and has a lot of useful features. Aside the use at home or in small offices, Veeam Endpoint Backup Free can also be used in […]]> Dell NetVault Backup – SmartDisk Overview and Installation http://www.itpath.it/2015/10/20/dell-netvault-backup-smartdisk-overview-and-installation/ Tue, 20 Oct 2015 06:50:09 +0000


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