VMware vSphere 6: Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks

VMware vSphere 6: Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks

VMware vSphere 6: Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks

Instructor Javier Menendez shares methods for troubleshooting vSphere 6 in the Education & Certification Lounge at VMworld Europe 2015. To download the presentation, please visit http://vmw.re/1WUmbCf


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Dynamic Host-Wide Performance Tuning in VMware…

Dynamic Host-Wide Performance Tuning in VMware vSphere 6.0

Dynamic Host-Wide Performance Tuning in VMware…

by Chien-Chia Chen Introduction The networking stack of vSphere is, by default, tuned to balance the tradeoffs between CPU cost and latency to provide good performance across a wide variety of applications. However, there are some cases where using a tunable provides better performance. An example is Web-farm workloads, or any circumstance where a high […] The post Dynamic Host-Wide Performance Tuning in VMware vSphere 6.0 appeared first on VMware VROOM! Blog .


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Intel XEON E5-2600-v3 and vSphere 5.0

Intel XEON E5-2600-v3 and vSphere 5.0

Intel XEON E5-2600-v3 and vSphere 5.0

I had an interesting issue recently with HP Proliant BL460c Gen 9 blades containing Intel XEON E5-2600-v3 processors and running ESXi 5.0. All appeared to be working fine until I added the blades into an existing vSphere cluster with Gen … Continue reading →


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VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

At VMworld 2015 , VMware launched a new product called EVO SDDC that is designed to deliver an integrated Software-Defined Data Center (‘SDDC’) solution. It dramatically simplifies how enterprises and service providers procure, build, deploy, and operate software-defined data centers, helping customers rapidly provision applications and services at the data center scale. This white paper is an overview of EVO SDDC including the motivation, target use cases, and a technology overview. Please…Read More


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Improving Internal Data Center Security with…

Improving Internal Data Center Security with NSX-PANW Integration

Improving Internal Data Center Security with…

By Dharma Rajan Today’s data center (DC) typically has one or more firewalls at the perimeter securing it with a strong defense, thus preventing threats to the DC. Today, applications and their associated content can easily bypass a port-based firewall using a variety of techniques. If a threat enters, the attack surface area is large. […] The post Improving Internal Data Center Security with NSX-PANW Integration appeared first on VMware Consulting Blog .


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5 reasons why ESXi embedded host client is awesome

5 reasons why ESXi embedded host client is awesome (via @abhilashhb)

5 reasons why ESXi embedded host client is awesome

The ESXi embedded host client is a fling developed by the folks at VMware labs, for accessing ESXi host over a web browser. The UI is built using HTML and is quite fast as compared to the flash based interface which was used by the host client released earlier with version 6.0 or the vSphere web client that is used today to access vCenter over the browser.


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What’s Trending in Flings – Third Quarter 2015

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What’s Trending in Flings – Third Quarter 2015

As the VMware Flings Program Manager, it’s been great watching the program grow and see the wonderful feedback and reactions we get from customers. As the program has matured, we have gathered valuable metrics and are seeing interesting trends. We want to share that success with you, and keep you up-to-date regarding the newest and updated Flings. Each quarter, I’ll write about the trends we’re seeing in that quarter, as well as highlighting new and updated Flings. In 2010, the first year…Read More


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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

#NSX and Securing Multi-tenancy Policy @VMwareNSX

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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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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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

PernixData Architect Software #PernixPro

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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