Trying to configure some vSwitches via PowerCLI, as I am trying to learn I am looking a the command references and walking through each one by one, and found one that needs a bit of stringing together.
A question came across Twitter today about how to limit the amount of IOPS available to any one VM. This can be useful with VMs that are not imported, say test/dev that may share a common datastore with
If you are concerned over the VM Hardware Version for your vSphere 5.5 environment, you can change the setting that configures each new virtual machine with VM hardware version 10 as a default, this setting
Working on setting up a new cluster, I'm determined to do this inPowerCLI and not through the GUI (until I have to)!
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Recently I've had to research 10Gbps switches, not being an everyday network person I'd typically just ask Cisco and be done with it, after all as the saying goes no one ever gets fired for buying Cisco
During a recent vCenter deployment using the VCSA I ran into an error I hadn't run into before with the VCSA (or vCenter/SSO on Windows for that matter). After an error free install and setup wizard,
Read an interesting blog post this morning about problems that traced back to some configuration problems, in talking with the blogger it very much boiled down to a bit of pressure and time crunch and
Deploying the vCenter Server Appliance is easy when you've got DHCP, import, boot, go to https://ip:5480, but what happens if you have a deployment with no DHCP server on the network? Since the VCSA
The vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) is a hardened appliance providing a stream lined deployment option for installing vCenter. As of vSphere 5.5, the VCSA supports up to 100 hosts or 3000 VMs with the
This post will walk through mounting an ESXi ISO via the UCS KVM and installing ESXi. It assumes that UCS Manager is configured properly with the necessary profiles, policies and pools, that all VLANs