Archive for Leden 2021

ESXi System Storage FAQ

ESXi System Storage FAQ

ESXi System Storage FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about vSphere ESXi core storage, including Auto Deploy and vLCM


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VMware Cloud on AWS Hands-on Lab

VMware Cloud on AWS Hands-on Lab

Register for VMware Cloud on AWS Hands-on Lab. Deploy a Software Defined Data Center in VMware Cloud on AWS & explore the usage of vCenter to manage the VMware Cloud on AWS.


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Move your vSphere VMs to Google Cloud VMware…

Move your vSphere VMs to Google Cloud VMware…

An overview of the process of moving VMs from VMware vSphere to Google Cloud VMware Engine


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ESXi on 11th Gen Intel NUC (Panther Canyon) &…

ESXi on 11th Gen Intel NUC (Panther Canyon) &…

The highly anticipated 11th Generation Intel NUCs based on the new Tiger Lake processors has just been announced by Intel and I am excited to share my first hand experience with this new NUC platform. There are currently two models in the new 11th Gen lineup: the Intel NUC 11 Performance […]


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Automate VMware Template Patching for Windows

Automate VMware Template Patching for Windows – Virtualization Howto

Automate VMware Template Patching for Windows

The more operational tasks that can be automated, the more time vSphere administrators can accomplish other objectives—one of the tasks that can take time out of a busy schedule VMware template patching. VMware vSphere templates are a great way to save time to deploy new machines. However, these nee


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What if the disk controller driver included in…

What if the disk controller driver included in my vendor’s ESXi image is not on the vSAN HCL?

What if the disk controller driver included in…

Sometimes unfortunately there are situations where a vendor’s ESXi image includes a disk controller driver that is not on the vSAN HCL/VCG (VMware Compatibility Guide). Typically it is a new version of the driver which is supported for vSphere, but not yet for vSAN. In that situation, what should you do? So far there are […]


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Is a crossover cable needed for vSAN 2-Node…

Is a crossover cable needed for vSAN 2-Node…

I had this question last week around vSAN 2-node direct connect and whether using a crossover cable is still required to be used or if a regular CAT6 cable (CAT 5E works as well) can be used. I knew the answer and figured this would be documented somewhere, but it doesn’t appear to be. […]


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How should I migrate VMware virtual machines…

How should I migrate VMware virtual machines…

This is a question I got asked just before I broke for the festive period. In previous posts I’ve covered how to work around some of the most common issues that I see, providing mechanisms to help with Application Discovery and Network Mapping. There are always nuances […]


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