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Failed to connect to VMware lookup service

Failed to connect to the VMware lookup service

After deploying and configuring the vCenter Virtual Appliance, when I was trying to login to the vSphere web client, I kept receiving the error… 104 more words


Lessons Learnt: HP StoreVirtual P4500 10 GbE Upgrade & Virtual Connect


The purpose of this blog post is to give you an insight into some of the quirky behaviour that I experienced during an upgrade of HP infrastructure, specifically in relation to HP StoreVitual 4500 and Virtual Connect. 986 more words


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

FlashStack VMware vSphere Reference Architecture

Pure Storage announced last week our very first converged architecture offering appropriately named FlashStack. The initial release of FlashStack is built off of Cisco hardware (UCS of course) and the FlashArray. 800 more words


A quick PowerCLI oneliner to get the network configuration of each ESXi host

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. 93 more words


What Is vSphere Enterprise?

VMware vSphere is an infrastructure virtualization suite that provides virtualization, management, resource optimization, application availability, and operational automation capabilities in an integrated package.

vSphere virtualizes and aggregates the underlying physical hardware resources across multiple systems and provides pools of virtual resources to the datacenter. 62 more words


Comparing WS2012 R2 Hyper-V and vSphere 5.1

Before we get going, remember that the free Hyper-V Server 2012 R2, Windows Server Standard, and Windows Server Datacenter all have the exact same Hyper-V, Failover Clustering, and storage client functionality.  2,415 more words