Category: VMware Administration and Backup

VMware vSphere Roles and Permissions

The assigning of VMware vSphere permissions in vCenter is tied to the role a user is paired to. A role is a predefined set of privileges. There are default roles that are already created within vCente ...

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How to Create a vSan Cluster: Configuration Guide

In the previous post, we’ve compared shared storage approaches. Now we’ll take a closer look at how to configure vSAN cluster. Host Requirements At least three hosts contributing local disks. Each ...

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What Is a VMware DRS Cluster?

A cluster is a group of hosts connected to each other with special software that makes them elements of a single system. At least two hosts (also called nodes) must be connected to create a cluster. W ...

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How to Install ESXi on Hyper-V

One of the previous blog posts explained Hyper-V nested virtualization as well as the installation of a virtual Hyper-V server on a VM that runs on a physical Hyper-V server. Today’s blog post cover ...

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What Is VMware vSwitch?

Virtual machines connect to a network much in the same way physical ones do. The difference is that the VMs use virtual network adapters and virtual switches to establish connections with physical net ...

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Free VMware ESXi: Restrictions and Limitations

VMware is one of the market leaders of virtualization solutions and VMware ESXi is a well-known type 1 hypervisor that is highly respected by IT specialists. More and more people as well as companies ...

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How to Install Kali Linux on VMware VM

Kali is a free Debian-based Linux distribution intended for penetration testing. The first version of Kali Linux was released in 2013 as the rebuild of BackTrack Linux – a previous well-known distri ...

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How to Use Remote Desktop Connection in Ubuntu Linux: Complete Walkthrough

Remote desktop protocol is a popular network protocol that is widely used for connecting to computers remotely in Windows environments to manage them. This protocol can be used for connecting to physi ...

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How to Run ESXi from a USB Flash Drive

Many of us know that ESXi can be installed not only from a CD disc, but also from a bootable USB flash drive. What’s more, a USB flash drive can be used not only as installation media – ESXi can a ...

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Building VMware Home Lab: Complete How-To

VMware is one of the best virtualization platforms in the world, popular among IT specialists due to its ability to provide high speed operations, reliability, scalability, security and convenience. T ...

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