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VMworld US 2014 – The Calm Before the vStorm

For several years I have been very fortunate to attend VMworld Europe either via my company paying for the trip or in the case of last year, being able to attend as part of the… 1,247 more words


ESXi Intra vCenter Migration - Be Cautious


Last week, migration of virtual machines to vMSC was almost completed and it was about time to bring one cluster to another vCenter server to distribute the workload. 464 more words


Virtualisation : et si on réduisait la complexité des infrastructures ?

Créer des infrastructures de mise à disposition des applications, comprendre et anticiper les besoins des utilisateurs, telles sont les missions de l’offre UserX. Plus globalement, elle vise à réduire la complexité de l’infrastructure pour la rendre facilement maintenable et évolutive. 1,035 more words
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vMotion Interesting Behaviour


I’ve been doing some migration work for the last few weeks and found an interesting behaviour of vMotion that I would like to share with you. 636 more words


Share Nothing Live Migration error: Could not find Ethernet switch

At the office, we have a server where the hyper-visor is 2012. It has a couple of VM’s running and this is stand alone. We want to upgrade it to 2012 R2 and just for fun did not wanted to shout down the VM’s to make an in-place upgrade. 446 more words


Veeam PowerShell: How to schedule an inventory of a drive and mark the media as free

Since version 7 of Veeam Backup and Recovery I’ve started to use the new capability of backup to tape from within Veeam for offsite storage, rather than continue using Symantec Backup Exec to backup to tape. 341 more words


ESXi Custom Firewall Rule - Automation using Powercli and PLINK


It’s been a long time using Nagios to monitor our vSphere infrastructure and found the new plug-in we’ve upgraded requires a custom firewall rule to be opened on ESXi servers to monitor NTP status. 646 more words