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The Advanced Cross vCenter Server vMotion (XVM) capability was one of the most popular VMware Flings. A lot of customers were anxious to see this capability being an integrated part of vSphere. With the vSphere 7 Update 1c release, the XVM capability is embedded into the vSphere Client! There […]
We’ll be talking about disk management. We’ll start off in vCenter and walk through the process of adding a disk and then removing a disk, taking into consideration deduplication and compression. We’ll then head to the command line and repeat those steps. Commands used: […]
In this TAM Lab Nano video, UK TAM Guy Bowdler shows how to use WinSCP to upload the tool to your VCSA, how to run the script and previews the output. Here’s some more about the tool from https://flings.vmware.com/vsphere-diagnostic-tool vSphere Diagnostic Tool is a python script that runs […]
The Management Pack for Horizon version 2.0 has been released and is now available for on-premises or cloud customer deployments! This is an exciting release as it brings a number of groundbreaking features to further enhance our customer’s ability to successfully monitor, maintain, and […]
A long time ago in a galaxy far way I used to be a freelancer for ControlUp creating Script Actions and that actually helped me in securing a job with this great company. One of the first SBA’s that I made was one to change the amount of machines in a desktop pool. Recently […]
How to retrieve the default VM hardware configuration for a specific Guest OS in vSphere?
Have you ever wondered how or where the vSphere UI generates the default Virtual Machine hardware configuration after selecting a specific Guest OS during the VM creation wizard? The answer is simply by asking the vSphere platform 🙂 and of course this is provided as an API for any client to consume including our own […]
Few days ago a customer asked me „Jose, can we do request of virtual machines via rest API?“. I said, yeah!!! But just for curiosity, I asked why? For a customer that has vRA 8 self service portal, brand new and all the fancy icons, day 2 operations and a bunch of features? Why would […]
Ever since introducing vSphere 7 U2 that vSphere vMotion performance is more optimized out of the box. In this post, we’ll highlight some of the details that you might be or not, aware of. As you know, the performance of vMotion increases as you add more network […]
When installing the NVIDIA driver on a ESXi 6.7 installation from HPE custom image you will get the installion error “The pending transaction requires xxx MB free space, however the maximum supported size is xxx MB.” Due to the fact in vSphere 6.x the bootbank is 250MB you need to remove unused [..]