Category Archives: VMWare
A very good article by Duncan Epping on his blog site hughlighting a common issue with the all the hype about SSD and flash been the utopia answer to Data Centre IO performance problems. Not what is all seams to be…..
Very usefull and time saving script – found over on blog site VMPROS.
Get-Cluster “My Cluster” | Get-VMHost | Get-VirtualSwitch -Name “vSwitch0″ | New-VirtualPortGroup -Name “MyPortGroupName” -VLanId 1234
New Tool to automate the installation of custom certificates – another one for me to test on Monday! 🙂
This will be very handy with my previous post.
Excellent blog/guide on to automate the certificates needed for vSphere 5.1
Note not tried myself yet – that Mondays Job! Will update post on my findings…..
Update (12/03/2013): Now used this script. Works very well. Unfortunately the vmware tool to automate the installation of the certificates only works with the windows version of vcenter not the appliance.
Forcing a link state up or down for a vmnic interface on ESXi 5.x
Used this to help work out the physical server’s NIC interfaces had been cabled up to the network switch correctly.
Luckily, the servers DRAC Remote access was working! So via the remote console connection, enabling local support access, downing the NIC and watching the Switch admin interface to trace which port changed. Easy! once I found the commands to down/up nics 🙂
BTW: Problem was VLAN was not assigned to the remote end of the switches uplink trunk.
How to Enable Support for Nested 64bit & Hyper-V VMs in vSphere 5
Excellent guide over on the blog site: virtuallyGhetto
An excellent and well explained guide for VMWare IO storage control – how queue depth and queue full conditions are handled.