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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

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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

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vSphere Compatibility Predictor - fling test

VMware has just released a new fling called vSphere Compatibility Predictor. It is basically an upgrade checking tool. Validates if your currently running vSphere 5.5 / 6.0 infrastructure components will work with 6.5 or not. 266 more words

Setup Active Directory Integration in vRealize Automation 7

After we have created our first tenant the next step will be to integrate user authentication via Active Directory. To being doing so, we must first log in to our default tenant as our tenant administrator. 379 more words

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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

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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

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Greenfield VMware Intermission Recap 1

I wanted to take a pause and go over what we have done so far. Believe it or not, it has been a lot.

We have done the following: 165 more words

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