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vCenter server running out of space on Windows Server 2008

This morning doing maintenance in a virtual infrastructure I noticed that the vCenter server 5.5 ran out of space with no obvious reasons. This caused many problems along the line like not being able to connect through the vSphere client or the Barracuda Backup server not being able to create snapshots. 129 more words

Newsletter: December 14, 2014

Hello all,

I hope that this finds everyone home – happy and safe.  I just got home yesterday after a long time away and I am very happy to be home. 954 more words


Promote a Linked Clone Virtual Machine to a Full Clone with PowerCli

Linked clone VirtualMachines share their base disks with their parent virtual machine. Only changes (delta) are stored in the childs virtual disks. These results in two major benefits: 226 more words


VMAX Content Pack in the Age of vRealize

If you’re wondering about the title, VMware decided some time ago to rename a suite of their products to “vRealize” from “vCenter”.  As I am not in marketing nor work for VMware I can’t expound on the reasoning for the rename but I can tell you what it means to me is I have to update lots of documents :-)  I’m going to pace myself on that one but let’s get to the GA vRealize products that are the subject of this post.  1,203 more words


Restore Files & AD Objects From NetApp & Veeam v8

With the release of Veeam Backup & Replication v8 we can restore directly from NetApp Snapshots. Whether it’s an entire VM, individual files, or just some objects in Active Directory, you can do it all from the Veeam console. 1,015 more words


Installing Nested ESXi VM Tools

Ensure SSH / Port 22 is open and the Services are started as per previous post Enabling SSH

Download the relevant VIB File from the Flings Website here: 168 more words


Enabling SSH for ESXi Servers

Quick guide to enabling SSH on an ESXi Server

Navigate to the ESXi Server in vCenter and select the Configuration Tab and then Security Profile… 62 more words