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William Lam
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In vSphere 6.0, the mobility options for a Virtual Machine is truly limitless. This has all been possible with a new set of vMotion capabilities introduced in vSphere 6.0 which you can learn more about them here and here. In the past, one area of concern…
In vSphere 6.0, the mobility options for a Virtual Machine is truly limitless. This has all been possible with a new set of vMotion capabilities introduced in vSphere 6.0 which you can learn more a...
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It's that time again, please support your fellow virtualization bloggers by voting for the Top 2015 vBloggers http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2032977/TopvBlog2015
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Back in VMworld 2013, the Office of CTO held its annual Fling Contest where customers can submit their ideas for cool new Flings that they would like to see. If selected, not only would the individual get a free pass to VMworld but VMware Engineers would…
Back in VMworld 2013, the Office of CTO held its annual Fling Contest where customers can submit their ideas for cool new Flings that they would like to see. If selected, not only would the individ...
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For customers who have a requirement to configure an SSH login banner and/or message of the day (MOTD) for ESXi or vCenter Server, this usually meant manually editing the /etc/issues (login banner) and /etc/motd (MOTD) configuration files. In vSphere 6.0,…
For customers who have a requirement to configure an SSH login banner and/or message of the day (MOTD) for ESXi or vCenter Server, this usually meant manually editing the /etc/issues (login banner)...
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In this article, I will share alternative methods of deploying the first Platform Services Controller Node (PSCs) using the VCSA 6.0 appliance. If you are interested in deploying additional PSC instances joined to an existing SSO Domain, stay tune for…
In this article, I will share alternative methods of deploying the first Platform Services Controller Node (PSCs) using the VCSA 6.0 appliance. If you are interested in deploying additional PSC ins...
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A common miss-conception about the vSphere Web Client is that it is not accessible from a Linux-based desktop. Contrary to popular belief, this is actually possible at least from a technical standpoint as alluded to in this VMware KB. A recent discussion…
A common miss-conception about the vSphere Web Client is that it is not accessible from a Linux-based desktop. Contrary to popular belief, this is actually possible at least from a technical standp...
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VSAN 6.0 includes a large number of new enhancements and capabilities that I am sure many of you are excited to try out in your lab. One of the challenges with running VSAN in a home lab environment (non-Nested ESXi) is trying to find a platform that is…
VSAN 6.0 includes a large number of new enhancements and capabilities that I am sure many of you are excited to try out in your lab. One of the challenges with running VSAN in a home lab environmen...
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In this article, I will share alternative methods of deploying replicated Platform Services Controller Node (PSCs) using the VCSA 6.0 appliance. Take a look at the various deployment methods below and their respective instructions for more details.…
In this article, I will share alternative methods of deploying replicated Platform Services Controller Node (PSCs) using the VCSA 6.0 appliance. Take a look at the various deployment methods below ...
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Here are some new VOBs in vSphere 6.0 that I recently came across which can be useful on getting notified on specific events such failed login attempts in ESXi or detecting a device has gone offline in VSAN as some examples. These VOBs can be used to…
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I just came across this super awesome little tidbit from Core Nested ESXi Engineer Jim Mattson, that ESXi 6.0 now comes per-installed with VMware Tools when running Nested ESXi. This means you no longer have to manually install the VMware Tools for Nested…
I just came across this super awesome little tidbit from Core Nested ESXi Engineer Jim Mattson, that ESXi 6.0 now comes per-installed with VMware Tools when running Nested ESXi. This means you no l...
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Having a duplicate VM MAC Address in your environment can lead to an extremely painful day of troubleshooting and it can also be tough to prevent depending on how and where you provision your VMs. There are two cases that I can think of where a duplicate…
Having a duplicate VM MAC Address in your environment can lead to an extremely painful day of troubleshooting and it can also be tough to prevent depending on how and where you provision your VMs. ...
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+William Lam thanks for the quick reply. I'm looking at web client under vcenter server alarms is that the right location?
Edit: Nevermind i found it.
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In previous releases of vSphere, scaling up resources such as storage or memory for vCenter Server was a huge pain-point for our customers. Before the various vCenter Server services can consume the new resources, some additional manual steps were…
In previous releases of vSphere, scaling up resources such as storage or memory for vCenter Server was a huge pain-point for our customers. Before the various vCenter Server services can consume th...
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    Computer Science, 2003 - 2007
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