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Setting up your first VM - Creating the virtual machine

Now that we’ve set up a new datastore we’re ready to deploy our first virtual machine. In this tutorial we’re going to be configuringĀ and deploying a Windows Server 2008R2 virtual appliance, but the steps are the same regardless of the operating system you choose.


Part 4: Customizing the Health-Workload Scoreboard widget in vCenter Operations Custom UI

Part 4 of the series will go into detail about how to configure the ‘Health-Workload Scoreboard’ widget with the vCenter Operations Manager Custom UI. This, as others, will help in you creating your custom dashboards for quick references for specific systems and/or environments. 464 more words


Configuring your ESXI host - Setting up a datastore

Now that we have the vSphere client up and running we need to configure our ESXi host and set up some virtual machines. In this tutorial we’re going to go over the first step in the configuration process, setting up a new datastore.


Add and remove VMware NFS datastores via PowerCLI

Been experimenting with these recently, and they have to be added to or removedĀ from each host individually, which is tedious via the GUI.

Easy via PowerShell/PowerCLI though. 46 more words



VMware related offers of the week – be quick! Just another quick post to bring to your attention a couple of offers that might be of use to fellow virtualisation professionals. 145 more words


Installing the vSphere client - First steps

Now that we’ve set up out first ESXi host, we’re going to need a tool to actually manage the host. In this short tutorial we’re going to cover setting up the vSphere client and connecting to our ESXi host.


Part 2: Customizing the Heat Map widget in vCenter Operations Custom UI

My first detailed post shows how to utilize the Generic Scoreboard within the Custom UI (custom dashboards). My second post will show how to use the… 817 more words