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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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VMware vSphere: Active Directory Integration

In the previous post, we looked at Single Sign On (SSO) and its importance in the vSphere architecture. Also, we looked at the fact that SSO can utilize Microsoft’s Active Directory as an identity s ...

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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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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 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 that, you need to complete some initial ESXi configuration of the installation. Aft ...

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VMware vCenter Deployment and Best Practices

As organizations grow with their VMware vCenter deployment having possibly started out with the features found in the free edition of VMware ESXi, gaining access to the enterprise features and functio ...

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NAKIVO Virtual Appliance – Simplicity, Efficiency, and Scalability

One of the many strengths of NAKIVO Backup & Replication is the ability to be up and running quickly in your environment. One of the key features that make this possible is the NAKIVO Backup & ...

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NAKIVO Backup & Replication Components: Transporter

The Transporter is an application that performs all of the data protection and recovery tasks for NAKIVO Backup & Replication. This includes data reading, compression, deduplication, encryption, t ...

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