How to use Edge DHCP service for subnets behind…

How to use Edge DHCP service for subnets behind DLR

How to use Edge DHCP service for subnets behind…

Since NSX version 6.2.1, you can configure DHCP pools in an Edge for networks behind DLR. If you have the latest version of vSphere Client (6.0.0 or newest), you can do this directly from the console filling the form below: But if you have vSphere Client version 5.5 or older, this cannot be done. If Continue Reading The post How to use Edge DHCP service for subnets behind DLR appeared first on Wetcom.


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Patch Release ESXi550-201601501-BG breaks…

Patch Release ESXi550-201601501-BG breaks connectivity to vCenter

Patch Release ESXi550-201601501-BG breaks…

A few days back I upgraded an ESXi host from ESXi 5.1 to 5.5. I had downloaded the latest image my vCenter and hardware would support. The upgrade went well. Once the host rebooted and was connected back in vCenter … Read more »


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vRops: Beware of the filters

vRops: Beware of the filters

vRops: Beware of the filters

The other day we weremessing around with VMware vRealize Operations Manager a.k.a. vRops. Mycustomer wantedto have a clear overview of virtual machinesbeing over- or undersized. I like to use default views within vRops and adjust them to my needs. The same goes in this example using the predefined Virtual Machine Rightsizing CPU, Memory, and Disk The post vRops: Beware of the filters appeared first on Cloudfix.


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The OS Optimization Tool Fling has been updated…

The OS Optimization Tool Fling has been updated with fixes & new features for Windows 7/8/2008/2012/10 https://t.co/o3WpHdbCDI #HorizonView

The OS Optimization Tool Fling has been updated…

The OS Optimization Tool Fling has been updated with fixes & new features for Windows 7/8/2008/2012/10 https://t.co/o3WpHdbCDI #HorizonView


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vRealize Operations Manager Tech Tips: Tip #1 –…

vRealize Operations Manager Tech Tips: Tip #1 – Custom Datacenter object

vRealize Operations Manager Tech Tips: Tip #1 –…

In vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 we introduced a new construct called Custom Datacenter (CDC). I wanted to describe how to create Custom Datacenter objects, and how you would leverage these objects. The Custom Datacenter object can be created in the vR Ops UI, and you can add one or more Cluster objects. Not only can […] The post vRealize Operations Manager Tech Tips: Tip #1 – Custom Datacenter object appeared first on VMware Cloud Management .


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VMware Integrated OpenStack Video Series: Security Groups

VMware Integrated OpenStack Video Series:…

OpenStack’s security groups capability is a key feature in its support for multi-tenant workloads. Security groups are sets of rules that users utilize to specify access to their application infrastructure. This access is specified either via a classless inter-domain routing (CIDR) network range or by specifying the name of another security group. Let’s take a […] The post VMware Integrated OpenStack Video Series: Security Groups appeared first on OpenStack Blog for VMware .


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VMware App Volumes Architecture Whiteboard

VMware App Volumes Architecture Whiteboard

VMware App Volumes Architecture Whiteboard

Jason Marshall from the VMware End-User Computing team walks you through a whiteboard session covering the technical architecture of VMware App Volumes. For more information check out http://www.vmware.com/products/appvolumes.


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Technical Paper: Installing VMware ESXi 6 Using…

Technical Paper: Installing VMware ESXi 6 Using PXE

Technical Paper: Installing VMware ESXi 6 Using…

It’s 2016, are you still installing VMware ESXi by mounting ISO images in a browser-based console? That’s probably fine for one-off efforts, and it sure beats making a trip to the datacenter with physical CDs, but network deployments are the way of the future. If you have not yet made the move to PXE deployments, […] The post Technical Paper: Installing VMware ESXi 6 Using PXE appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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The App Volumes 2.10 Reference Architecture is…

The App Volumes 2.10 Reference Architecture is now available! More info here: https://t.co/qGlzrMDKYE https://t.co/SL6qjdbjmj

The App Volumes 2.10 Reference Architecture is…

The App Volumes 2.10 Reference Architecture is now available! More info here: https://t.co/qGlzrMDKYE https://t.co/SL6qjdbjmj


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Nested NSX 6.2 – Part 2 Controller Cluster

Nested NSX 6.2 – Part 2 Controller Cluster

Nested NSX 6.2 – Part 2 Controller Cluster

The next part of my lab is to deploy the NSX controller cluster. The controller cluster consist of controller nodes – this is the control plane responsible for managing the hypervisor switching and routing modules. NSX Controllermaintains information about all hosts, logical switches, and distributed logical routers For resiliency and performance production cluster nodes be […]]> The next part of my lab is to deploy the NSX controller cluster. The controller cluster consist of controller…Read More


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Apple Mac Pro 6,1 PCIe SSD issue resolved…

Apple Mac Pro 6,1 PCIe SSD issue resolved w/ESXi 5.5u3b & ESXi 6.0u1b

Apple Mac Pro 6,1 PCIe SSD issue resolved…

Early last year, the newApple Mac Pro 6,1 (aka black trashcan design) was certified and fully supported on vSphere 6.0 which I had blogged about here. Several months later, it was discovered that some of the newerMac Pro 6,1 units were being shipped witha different model of their PCIe SSD device than what was originally […]]> http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2016/01/apple-mac-pro-61-pcie-ssd-issue-resolved-wesxi-5-5u3b-esxi-6-0u1b.html/feed 0 Windows Server 2012 fix is out for the VCS to VCSA…Read More


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Completely Disable Time Synchronization for…

Completely Disable Time Synchronization for your VM

Completely Disable Time Synchronization for…

Some administrative practices, like a bad habit, have more lives than the proverbial cat – they tend to stay around forever. It is, therefore, very comforting when one finds a problematic administrative practice that has not just been universally abandoned by administrators, but is also on the top of any junior administrator’s “configurations sure to […] The post Completely Disable Time Synchronization for your VM appeared first on Virtualize Business Critical Applications .


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VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 1b Released

VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 1b Released

VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 1b Released

VMware has released VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 1b today. This is a maintenance release mostly but new features has been added as well. One of the new features is that with this version vCenter seversupports URL-based patching using the zipped update bundle. This is second “patch” release for vSphere 6.0 and many resolved issues had […] Read the full post VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 1b Released at ESX Virtualization.


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VCP5-DCV Delta Exam Availability Extended

VCP5-DCV Delta Exam Availability Extended!

VCP5-DCV Delta Exam Availability Extended

After reviewing the continued popularity of the VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization Delta exam for candidates to recertify their VCP5-DCV we have decided to extend the availability date until March 31, 2016 .


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VMware NSX and Split and Smear Micro-Segmentation

VMware NSX and Split and Smear Micro-Segmentation

VMware NSX and Split and Smear Micro-Segmentation

While external perimeter protection requirements will most likely command hardware acceleration and support for the foreseeable future, the distributed nature of the services inside the data center calls for a totally different set of specifications. Some vendors have recently claimed they can achieve micro-segmentation at data center scale while maintaining a hardware architecture. As I […] The post VMware NSX and Split and Smear Micro-Segmentation appeared first on The Network…Read More


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App Volumes – Blocking user logon while waiting

App Volumes – Blocking user logon while waiting

App Volumes – Blocking user logon while waiting

Problem Statement: Using App Volumes 2.10 (Manager and Agent), when logging onto a Windows 10 desktop with one AppStack assigned, the logon time to the Windows desktop takes around 3 minutes. Whilst the AppStack is unassigned, the logon to the desktop is reduced significantly to around 30 seconds. Inspecting the App Volumes agent log file on the Windows… Read More »


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VCP6-DTM Objective 2.1 – Configure Horizon…

VCP6-DTM Objective 2.1 – Configure Horizon (with View) Composer

VCP6-DTM Objective 2.1 – Configure Horizon…

VCP6-DTM Study Guide continue with today’s postVCP6-DTM Objective 2.1 – Configure Horizon (with View) Composer. Horizon View composer is an essential piece of the artchitecture allowing to use linked-clones. The big advantage of linked-clones is storage savings that it allows, because linked-clone desktops share a base system-disk image, they use less storage than full virtual […] Read the full post VCP6-DTM Objective 2.1 – Configure Horizon (with View) Composer at ESX Virtualization.


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