Category: Networking

ESXi vMotion Network Configuration

Another very important network that needs to be configured when multiple ESXi servers are in a cluster configuration is the ESXi vMotion network (a concept we will discuss in our next post). The ESXi vMotion Network Configuration enables live migration of running virtual machines from one ESXi host to another ESXi host. This allows for […]

Posted on December 27, 2016 by

Configuring ESXi VM Networks | VMware Administration Essentials

In the previous posts, we took a look at setting up the VMkernel networks including storage and vMotion. Finally, we will look at configuring ESXi VM networks for the VMs themselves, the VM network. The VM network(s) allow the VMs themselves to have connectivity to the production network. Let’s take a look at how these […]

Posted on December 19, 2016 by

Configuring ESXi Storage Networks

In our first ESXi host networking post, we covered some basic terminology and concepts that are fundamental to understanding the configuration of the ESXi host. Let’s now move forward to beginning our configuration of the various core networks required on our ESXi host. Let’s first take a look at configuring ESXi Storage Networks for iSCSI […]

Posted on December 12, 2016 by

ESXi Network Concepts | VMware Administration Essentials

Critically important to the configuration of any ESXi environment is the proper configuration of host networking. Generally, host networks include storage, vMotion, VM, and management networks. These are generally the basic networks configured in order to have a functioning ESXi cluster that is integrated with the vCenter server. In this post, we will take a […]

Posted on December 6, 2016 by