While new versions of vSphere are being released and deployment methods have been changed, it’s currently not so straight forward to deploy a vSphere lab inside Fusion and Workstation. This due to the fact that there is no OVF-based vCenter Server Appliance install available anymore (as of vSphere 6) and there is some manual fiddling required to make this work. This article will describe the steps you need to take for deployment.
On the 30th of June 2014, the vSphere 6 beta was announced and finally, after months of additional development, VMware has announced vSphere 6. This post will tell you more about this new release of vSphere.
Some time ago I had to find out the configured IP addresses of all VMkernel ports of all ESXi hosts in an environment because of a new IP subnet that had to be implemented.
The reason for this post was because I had some questions regarding a situation where your USB or SD memory card would die while running the ESXi hypervisor. What would happen next? How can you monitor this and how to recover from this situation?
Who is surprised to see server hardware with multiple 1 or 10Gbit NICs nowadays? Hardware keeps evolving, allowing higher capacities of compute power, network and storage. How do you coop with that and what possibilities do you have?