What’s New in vSphere 6.5 vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 File-Based Backup and Restore
This video covers What’s New in vSphere 6.5 vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 File-Based Backup and Restore.
How to configure vCenter High Availability – Default Reasoning
One of the coolest features in vSphere 6.5 is the vCenter High Availability. This solution provides automated failover from active to passive vCenter node with expected RTO < 5 mins. The mechanism uses synchronous replication so there is no data loss and it operates in an Active/Passive configuration with a Witness node. vCenter High Availability feature is only available on the vCenter Server Appliance. Requirements for vCenter High Availability At least 3 ESXi version 5.5 or later DRS…Read More
Sizing a vSAN Stretched Cluster
Advertise here with BSA I have had this question a couple of times already, how many hosts do I need per site when the Primary FTT is set to 1 and the Secondary FTT is set to 1 and RAID-5 is used as the Failure Tolerance Method? The answer is straight forward, you have a local RAID-5 set locally […] ” Sizing a vSAN Stretched Cluster ” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com . Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.
Log Insight 4.3: Outbound Notifications and URLs
Log Insight has always supported outbound notifications for both user alerts and system notifications. These outbound notifications contain a link back to the Log Insight instance. What exactly this link back points to depends on the configuration of your Log Insight instance. In this post, I would like to cover the decision-making process for this […] The post Log Insight 4.3: Outbound Notifications and URLs appeared first on SFlanders.net by Steve Flanders .
Deploying vSAN with Photon Platform v1.2
This is a bit of a long post, but there is a lot to cover. In a previous post, I walked through the deployment of Photon Platform v1.2, which included the Photon Installer, followed by the Photon Controller, Load-Balancer and Lightwave appliances. If you’ve read the previous post, you will have read that Photon Platform […] The post Deploying vSAN with Photon Platform v1.2 appeared first on CormacHogan.com .
Stankowic development – Short tip: vCenter Server 6.5 UI installer: Failed to connect to SSO
When deploying vCenter Server 6.5 recently, I stumbled upon an issue that I was able to reproduce for the versions 6.5c and 6.5d. When deploying the applia
Fixing issues with your RDMs after upgrading ESXi to 6.5.0d – VirtualLifestyle.nl
I run a Supermicro Xeon-D based for home lab purposes. One of the VMs on the Lab is my fileserver, which has four physical 3TB disks passed through as RDMs. You can read more on my (pretty awesome) home lab, since it’s physically small, but very powerful and incredibly versatile: Running a virtual gaming rig using a Xeon D server, a GFX 750Ti, PCI passthrough and a Windows 10 VM Build a Xeon D-1500 (Open) Home Lab …Read More
VMware vsan 6.6 config-assist. Dell EMC Perc is integrated as well.
I really like the way to keep my hardware up to date in a vSAN environment. Including to take care of the Interoperability. Great Job vSAN Team ! https://blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/2017/04/26/vsan-6-6-config-assist-makes-config-easier/
Announcing VMware Horizon Cloud with Hosted Infrastructure: Networking Overview
This blog summarizes the Horizon Cloud with Hosted Infrastructure Networking Overview white paper, which has all of the information you need to get approval from your networking stakeholders for a deployment. It provides a summary of the decisions and responsibilities to establish before deployment, and covers the prerequisites for firewall and ports. The post Announcing VMware Horizon Cloud with Hosted Infrastructure: Networking Overview appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog.
My First VMware Certification #vExpert NSX | TheSaffaGeek on WordPress.com
The VMware vExpert NSX program is running a community blog series and this post is about my first VMware certification. Why did you decide to take your first test and what was your motivation? I had been allocated to look after the VMware 3.5 estate of my old company and decided that trying to pass…
Cohesity and VMware NSX: Slayers of Ransomware – WannaCry
Last week the world witnessed the impact of a malicious cyberattack which affected several organizations and institutions across the globe. Hospitals, airports, courier delivery service, telecommunications, government agencies, and others all fell victims to what is being described as one of the worst and most extensively spread ransomware attacks in history as reported by CNN Tech called WannaCry. The WannaCry ransomware is a severe threat that is exposing several global organizations to the potential risks of losing access to business intellectual property and customer related information. To make matters worse, the impact of WannaCry is putting lives at risk. As reported by CNN Tech, sixteen National Health Service (NHS) organizations…Read More
Enabling the Software-Defined Branch with NSX