Category: VMware Administration and Backup

Licensing ESXi 6.x/7.0.x and vCenter Server 6.x/7.0.x

This blog post covers the principles of VMware ESXi licensing and explains how to install VMware licenses

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Increasing the Size of a Disk Partition: A How-to Guide

You can extend the size of an existing virtual disk. However, you must adjust disk partition size manually after that.

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A Full Overview of VMware Virtual Machine Performance Problems

Read about the most common issues that cause low VM performance, and find recommendations on how to fix them and improve VM performance.

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Setting the Number of Cores per CPU in a Virtual Machine: A How-to Guide

How many cores per CPU should you select for optimal performance? Which configuration is better: setting more CPU cores per socket or setting more processors?

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Installing Windows 10 as a Guest Operating System in VMware Fusion

This blog post explains how to install Windows 10 as a guest OS on a macOS virtual machine using VMware Fusion to combine the advantages of both OSes.

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“503 Service Unavailable” Error on the vSphere Web Client: What Should You Do?

Sometimes when you try to open VMware vSphere Client to connect to vCenter, you get the 503 Service Unavailable error. Here's how to fix it.

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Understanding Virtual Volumes (vVols) in VMware vSphere 6.7 and 7.0

Storage is a crucial component of each computer, server, and datacenter, including virtual environments. Proper storage configuration ensures optimal performance and reliability. When a data center gr ...

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What’s Changed in VMware vSphere 7: All You Need to Know

With a wide range of products, VMware has grown into a leading vendor of cloud computing and virtualization software. VMware vSphere is considered to be one of the most advanced and easy-to-use platfo ...

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How to Upgrade to VMware vCenter 7 and vSAN 7

VMware vCenter is one of the main components of VMware vSphere and is used for centralized management of ESXi hosts, clusters, virtual machines and other vSphere components. If you want to upgrade fro ...

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How to Build a vSphere 7.0 Home Lab: Complete Walkthrough

Following the recent release of VMware vSphere 7, many of us are looking forward to trying vSphere 7 and checking how the new and updated features work. However, not everyone has a few available compu ...

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