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Recently I decided it was time to add a second vCenter 7.0 Appliance to my main lab environment after the lab containing my SRM and vSphere Replication installation ceased to exist… I thought I would take the CLI route as its been a while, and thought I’d share! To begin, you need to […]
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I am currently working on a fully new homelab environment running on Dell Poweredge hardware and considered the implementation of a plugin into my VMware vCenter server. Looking into other solutions it shows, in my opinion, that there is no software/hardware which is as tightly cooperating […]
I had a question this week around the failure of a host. The question was how long it takes before a host is declared failed. Now let’s be clear, failed means “dead” in this case, not isolated or partitioned. […]
Announcing VMware Cloud Migration Tools Whitepaper
When it comes to VMware Cloud customers have a choice of different providers to choose from, … The post Announcing VMware Cloud Migration Tools Whitepaper appeared first on VMware Cloud Community.
Quick Tip – How to retrieve deleted VM history?
Here is another question that can be solved by leveraging vCenter Server Events, which provides a lot of useful information, especially for historical operations and auditing purposes. Simliar to identifying where a VM was cloned from use case, we can also use vCenter events to retrieve the historical events for all VM deletions for a […]
Greetings friends, for many years, changing or adding an SSL certificate to our VMware vCenter has been a real pain, there are tens of KB,…
At the end of 2020, I had published a blog article which covers the latest Supermicro kits that are being used and others that can be used for both VMware Homelabs as well as for production workloads. The article was very well received, especially as this is a topic that I frequently get […]
Advanced Cross vCenter vMotion is new in vSphere 7.0 U1c. See how it works to migrate VMs between two vCenters in different SSO domains.
ESXi System Storage FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about vSphere ESXi core storage, including Auto Deploy and vLCM
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An overview of the process of moving VMs from VMware vSphere to Google Cloud VMware Engine
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 […]
Automate VMware Template Patching for Windows – Virtualization Howto
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