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How vSphere HA Works - Explained in Detail

vSphere HA provides high availability for virtual machines by pooling the virtual machines and the hosts they reside on into a cluster. Hosts in the cluster are monitored and in the event of a failure, the virtual machines on a failed host are restarted on alternate hosts. 1,203 more words


Comparing Windows Server 2012 R2 with VMware vSphere 55

This is a must-see session for anyone who is comparing virtualization offerings! In this session, we review the key capabilities of the latest release of Hyper with the latest release of VMware vSphere, across four key areas: scalability and performance, security and multi-tenancy, flexibility and agility and finally, high availability and resiliency. 16 more words

Windows Server 2012 R2

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Download Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition VHD (x86)

  1. Download it from here
  2. Extract to a VHD in a local drive and two files will be created (VHD and VMC) …

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Install Sysprep File for Windows Server 2003 Customization Specification process

Warning: Windows customization resources were not found on this server


  1. On vc5, download System Preparation tool for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Deployment (x64) from…
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Troubleshooting ESXi Configuration Issues

The number of vSphere HA Heartbeat datastores for this host is 1, which is less than required: 2

System logs on host (ESXi Host name) are stored on non-persistent storage… 212 more words

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Create Templates

  1. Upload ISOs to SAN (vmlab_storage) like Upload ISOs into the local Datastore on Setup vmlab.localĀ (3)

    ISOs: Windows Server 2012R2, Windows server 2008 R2, Windows 7, and Windows 8.1…

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Add SAN Storage

  1. On ESXi Hosts>Configuration>Hardware>Storage Adapters
  2. Click Add
  3. Click OK

  4. iSCSI Software Adapter is created as shown below

  5. Right Click and Properties

  6. Go to Network Configuration Tab and Click Add …

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