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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Upgrading ESXi itself is now possible with the…

Upgrading ESXi itself is now possible with the new Embedded Host Client v4

Upgrading ESXi itself is now possible with the…

It looks like we just got an early Christmas gift from Etienne and the VMware Flings team with the release of v4 of theESXi Embedded Host Client(EHC).One of the new features that I am most excited about is the ability to upgrade ESXi itself using the “Update” featurewhichwas first introduced inEHC v3. In the previous […]]> http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2015/12/upgrading-esxi-itself-is-now-possible-with-the-new-embedded-host-client-v4.html/feed 0 How to update AppCatalyst’s default PhotonOS…Read More


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Configuring a guest VLAN on an Apple Airport in…

Configuring a guest VLAN on an Apple Airport in Bridge Mode

Configuring a guest VLAN on an Apple Airport in…

I recently had to replace my Linksys WRT-1900-AC router after less than a year due to a failure in the 2.4GHz radio. I opted to try the Apple Airport Extreme again, expanding my two Apple Airport Express network. Since I am running a Ubiquiti Edge Max router, I run everything in bridge mode. I wanted […]


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How to Add PowerShell Prompt Here to a Folder

How to Add PowerShell Prompt Here to a Folder

How to Add PowerShell Prompt Here to a Folder

Have a PowerShell prompt accessible via right click makes more and more sense. Previously most admin tasks were done through command line so a command prompt here was the way to go, but more and more commands works best via PowerShell so this post will teach youHow to Add PowerShell Prompt Here to a Folder […] Read the full post How to Add PowerShell Prompt Here to a Folder at ESX Virtualization.


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VSAN Design Thoughts

VSAN Design Thoughts

VSAN Design Thoughts

by Paul McSharry on December 22, 2015 I recently taught an onsite VSAN course for a VMware client. They were a great bunch with some amazing experience on larger scale VSAN implementation. As part of the design discussion section we came up with a mindmap on areas to consider when building a VSAN solution. Thought it maybe helpful for other people. So here it is. Comments are closed. What is Elastic Sky?


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vRealize Operations upgrade path

vRealize Operations upgrade path

vRealize Operations upgrade path

vRealize Operations have 3 forms, which explains the 3 different downloads. Virtual Appliance. Linux installation Windows installation. The first one is what I recommend, hence I showed them as bold green line in the diagram below. The diagram shows the 3 choices of deployments. After you deploy 6.1, you should deploy the Hot Patch. Once […] The post vRealize Operations upgrade path appeared first on virtual red dot.


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vRealize Operations for Horizon View 6.2 upgrade

vRealize Operations for Horizon View 6.2 upgrade

vRealize Operations for Horizon View 6.2 upgrade

On 8 Dec, the Horizon team released an updated version of vRealize Operations for Horizon. I’ve worked with customers a few times on this product, and it certainly helps both the Horizon admin (EUC team) and vSphere admin (Platform team) to collaborate. That last one is important. Horizon is tied to vSphere, that you cannot […] The post vRealize Operations for Horizon View 6.2 upgrade appeared first on virtual red dot.


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Configuring NVIDIA vGPU 3D RDS Hosts with…

Configuring NVIDIA vGPU 3D RDS Hosts with VMware Horizon

Configuring NVIDIA vGPU 3D RDS Hosts with…

In this video I take you through configuring NVIDIA vGPU with a GRID K2 card on a Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Host (RDSH) with VMware Horizon 6.2. In less than 10 minutes you can configure your RDSH virtual machine with a vGPU profile to deliver high performance 3D applications. The post Configuring NVIDIA vGPU 3D RDS Hosts with VMware Horizon appeared first on Ray Heffer.


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Storage I/O control for critical apps, is it a…

Storage I/O control for critical apps, is it a good idea?

Storage I/O control for critical apps, is it a…

Recently I have been asked this question: should we enable Storage I/O control on datastores used by our production databases considering it could prevent my VMs from consuming all the resources they need? The answer is yes, it’s all about the threshold. Before I dive deeper into that a bit of background: Storage I/O control is a technology which provides […] The post Storage I/O control for critical apps, is it a good idea? appeared first on Virtualize Business Critical Applications .


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#VSAN stretched cluster configurations can be…

#VSAN stretched cluster configurations can be spread across distances, provided bandwidth and latency… https://t.co/9l93hGMA1a

#VSAN stretched cluster configurations can be…

#VSAN stretched cluster configurations can be spread across distances, provided bandwidth and latency… https://t.co/9l93hGMA1a


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Discover What’s New with VMware Horizon 6…

Discover What’s New with VMware Horizon 6 Toolbox 2.0

Discover What’s New with VMware Horizon 6…

By Shengbo Teng, Senior Member of the Technical Staff, VMware With contributions from Nan Wang, Staff Engineer, Technical Marketing and Enablement, VMware Sam Zhao, Technical Marketing and Enablement Manager, VMware Peter Zhang, Solution Engineer, Technical Marketing and Enablement, VMware In an earlier white paper (Explore the VMware Horizon 6 Toolbox Auditing and Remote Assistance Capabilities), […] The post Discover What’s New with VMware Horizon 6 Toolbox 2.0 appeared first on VMware…Read More


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Announcing the Virtual Printing Solutions with…

Announcing the Virtual Printing Solutions with View in Horizon 6 White Paper

Announcing the Virtual Printing Solutions with…

By Nancy Beckus, Writer and Editor, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware And Judy Wu, Senior Solution Engineer, VMware The ability to access printers from a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and from hosted application environments is crucial for today’s end users. Usually, each desktop has been configured to access one or more network printers. This is often […] The post Announcing the Virtual Printing Solutions with View in Horizon 6 White Paper appeared first on VMware…Read More


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NSX for vSphere 6.2.1 released

NSX for vSphere 6.2.1 released

NSX for vSphere 6.2.1 released

At December 18 VMware released NSX for vSphere 6.2.1 Release notes here New in 6.2.1 The 6.2.1 release delivers a number of bug fixes that have been documented in the Resolved Issues section. 6.1.5 fixes: Release includes the same critical fixes as NSX-vSphere 6.1.5 content. Introduced new ‘show control-cluster network ipsec status’ command that allows […]]> At December 18 VMware released NSX for vSphere 6.2.1 Release notes here New in 6.2.1 The 6.2.1 release delivers a number of bug fixes…Read More


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VCP6-DTM Objective 1.4 – Install Horizon (with…

VCP6-DTM Objective 1.4 – Install Horizon (with View) Security Server

VCP6-DTM Objective 1.4 – Install Horizon (with…

Today we will tackleVCP6-DTM Objective 1.4 – Install Horizon (with View) Security Server.VCP6-DTM Study Guide continues, you could possibly check the VCP6-DTM page where we’re moving forward to not only cover Horizon View, but also VMware Mirage and Horizon Workspace. All the topics from the VMware blueprint will be covered. Check the VCP6-DTP Study Guide […] Read the full post VCP6-DTM Objective 1.4 – Install Horizon (with View) Security Server at ESX Virtualization.


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Virtual Volumes and Storage Policy-Based…

Virtual Volumes and Storage Policy-Based Management for Databases

Virtual Volumes and Storage Policy-Based…

Virtual Volumes and Storage Policy-Based Management for Databases 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 the second part of this series we examined in more detail how Virtual Volumes can improve the backup and recovery capabilities […] The post Virtual Volumes and Storage Policy-Based Management for Databases appeared first on Virtualize Business Critical Applications .


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Demystifying The ESXi Upgrade Process

Demystifying The ESXi Upgrade Process (via vWuddotnet on WordPress.com)

Demystifying The ESXi Upgrade Process

Most people when asked that question would be inclined to say “Fresh Install” when challenged some of the excuses I hear are ” It will carry over a load of crap from the previous release”. This seems to be a mindset we have gotten ourselves in from managing other vendor OS’s (not pointing the finger).


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