VMWare Archive

VMWorld 2015

Well, its that time again, VMWorld 2015 is here. Its been a busy morning, already managed to lose my pass, but managed to get to HBC6560-GD – DR as a Service on time, great session with @davehill99 and Roshni Pary. Really great session.

#Article on – Do Jumbo Frames Improve vMotion Performance? – Wahl Network

I’ve been considering this for some time, this was the final article that helped me decide, the idea is good but its not that straightforward! Do you want to drive further performance from vMotion with jumbo frames? This post covers some real numbers from performance based speed tests. Source: Do Jumbo Frames Improve vMotion Performance?

ESX 5.5 Host Disconnects 60 seconds after adding to vCenter.

ESX 5.5 Host Disconnects 60 seconds after adding to vCenter. Today I’ve been creating a new network for our ESX Hosts and encountered this error. I could add the host to vCenter but after a minute it would come up “disconnected” I could still access the host directly via web browser, sphere console and the TTY console I

Private VLAN’s on VMWare vNetwork Distributed Switch (PVLAN on vDS)

Private VLAN’s on VMWare vNetwork Distributed Switch (PVLAN on vDS) I realised I knew very little about the PVLAN for the vDS’ I started going through and finding some informational videos so decided to put them all in one place take hopefully make it easier for other people. (None of these videos are mine, all

Setting up a Isolated vSphere Network

I had to setup an isolated network to do some testing today, I decided to create a quick video 🙂     Original VMWare Article Here

VMWare Data Protection /var 0% free disk space.

Our Veeam ONE Monitor showed the following error for our Data Protection Appliance 5.5 “Amount of free disk space “/var” (0%) is below a defined threshold (5%). Current free disk space is 0.00 GB” I connected to the console via PuTTY and found the alert was correct /var was out of space. So I couldn’t

How To Migrate vSphere Machines To vCloud Air

Trying to understand how to migrate machines to vCloud Air is an interesting subject, especially if you want to move on-prem to cloud. I can’t take any credit for this here’s a useful guide Hopefully this should give you some help.

Configure RDP and Internet Access in Cloud Air

Quick guide to RDP, NAT and Web Access in CloudAir. It took me some time to go through it all using different web pages so I thought if I needed it someone else will to, so here’s the quick guide of setting up RDP and Internet Access to a Windows Server in vCloud Air.  I’ve

VMware vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand

I’ve spent today getting the vCloud up and running, the web elements are really easy! (I’d recommend the labs, it’ll make a big difference) I’ve had some problem adding it to my vCenter 5.5 though. “You need SSO administrator privileges to install the vCloud Hybrid Service plug-in. Log out of vSphere Web Client and log

Cisco VMWorld Slides Online

Cisco have just released all their slides from VMWorld 2014 Some really interesting ones on UCS http://www.slideshare.net/Ciscodatacenter/tagged/vmworld%202014