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VMware vSphere: Binding iSCSI Ports

One of the things that is usually missed during deployments of iSCSI Storage with VMware vSphere first install is the NIC and Port Binding. As we have already seen in the previous posts, VMware offers the ability to send the traffic… 863 more words


Configuring an Endpoint in vRealize Automation 7

So far, we’ve created our tenant and we got the tenant setup with Active Directory authentication. The next step we want to take is to create a vSphere endpoint that will allow vRealize Automation to communicate with the vSphere environment and discover compute resources, collect data, and provision machines. 187 more words


Datastore marked inactive but still accessible from vCenter

Recently had an issue while conducting activity on storage. while replacing a new drive on SAN with the faulty one, one of the datastore status went to inactive state from normal on one of the ESXi host. 281 more words


VMware vSphere: Setup VMkernel Network

After reviewing the settings and configurations of additional Physical Network Adapters and how to setup the VMware TCP/IP Stacks it’s now time to take a quick look at the configuration details for the VMkernels. 702 more words


VMware vSphere: configure TCP/IP Stack

With a vanilla installation of VMware vSphere Hosts there are 3 TCP/IP Stacks that are created by default: Default, Provisioning and vMotion.

The purpose of a TCP/IP Stack configuration in VMware vSphere Hosts is to setup the Networking Parameters which will allow the communication between the Hosts themselves including the Virtual Machines, other Virtual Appliances and last but not least the Network Storage. 599 more words


Installation and Configuration of vCenter 6.5

For many years, almost everyone installed vCenter on Windows. This was mainly due to the increased scale of the Windows platform over the appliance. Nobody wanted to install the inferior appliance version unless it was in a lab. 1,837 more words


VMware vSphere: Setup Physical Network Adapters

How many Physical Adapters do you currently have in your vSphere Hosts? I would say the more the merrier! And the reason for this it gives us more flexibility in a good number of situations where for example we can leverage the NIC Teaming configurations, provide redundancy for active connections by mean of Active/Active or Active/Stand-By, assigning specific traffic to the fastest network cards and last but not least the ability to effectively separate the traffic types between several physical network cards. 228 more words