Category: VMware Administration and Backup

VMware vSphere: vCenter Single Sign-On (SSO)

One of the key parts of administering vSphere infrastructure is being able to assign administrative permissions for vSphere resources. Managing logins and permissions in a VMware vSphere vCenter Serve ...

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VMware Cluster. HA Configuration

In the previous post, we looked at the first key VMware vSphere cluster technology – DRS. The other key VMware cluster technology is VMware HA or high availability. High Availability or the ability ...

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VMware Cluster. DRS Configuration

In the previous post, we looked at the importance of utilizing the VMware vSphere ESXi cluster to unlock the true potential of what VMware ESXi can do in the enterprise. One of the key advantages with ...

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Configuring a VMware ESXi Cluster

While VMware ESXi is a powerful platform in a standalone host configuration (single ESXi host), the true power, high availability, scalability, resource management, and resiliency of the platform is o ...

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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). Try NAKIV ...

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Configuring ESXi VM Networks | VMware Administration Essentials

In the previous posts, we took a look at setting up VMkernel networks, including storage and vMotion. Now, we discuss configuring ESXi networks for the VMs themselves. VM networks provide connectivity ...

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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 o ...

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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 ...

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Initial ESXi Configuration | VMware Administration Essentials

In the previous VMware Administration Essentials post, we took a look at the interactive installation of ESXi. After installation, you need to complete some initial ESXi configuration of the installat ...

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Interactive ESXi Installation | VMware Administration Essentials

Interactive ESXi Installation basics. The underlying building block for the vSphere infrastructure is ESXi itself. ESXi is the bare metal hypervisor that makes virtualization of the physical hardware ...

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