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A downside to VVols

I picked up a Dell Equallogic PS6000 for my homelab.  Updated it to the latest firmware and discovered it’s capable of VVols.  Yay!  I created a container and (eventually) migrated nearly everything to it.   214 more words

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Cloud Native Applications and VMware

After quite a bit of radio silence I’m going to write about Cloud Native Applications and VMware approach to those.
After spending some time looking into container technologies with open source software it’s nice to see that VMware is jumping on the boat by adding their enterprise vision which is probably the missing part compared to other solutions. 735 more words

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What's New in VMware vSphere 6.5 - Technical...

What’s New in VMware vSphere 6.5 – Technical Whitepaper

What’s New in VMware vSphere 6.5 – Technical…

This paper will discuss the new and enhanced features in vSphere 6.5 across various areas of technology.

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Migrating from Windows vCenter 6.x to VCSA 6.5

Hey folks! As most of you know by now, VMware has now completely moved out of the Windows dependency for vCenter Server and with vSphere 6.5, there is no need to have a Windows Server for Update Manager and all you need is to deploy a VCSA 6.5. 572 more words

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Enhanced Linked Mode with External PSC and Mixed Mode using vCenter 6.5

Hey folks, we have discussed about the Enhanced Linked Mode and different architecture models that can be implemented with embedded and external PSC here. All those things still hold good for vSphere 6.5 as well, in this post, i want to try setup a Enhanced Linked Mode in Mixed mode – that would be fun!  632 more words

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vSphere 6 ESXi Hosts - Bulk Password Change.

Luc Dekens has a Powershell script that modifies the ESXi host root password. This is non-disruptive.

The original script and info is here: http://www.lucd.info/2012/01/15/change-theroot-password-in-hosts-and-host-profiles/

I have seen on the VMTN people stating the script works for vSphere 5.1 and 5.5. 68 more words

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