Category: vSphere

My submissions to vSphere Design Pocketbook 0

My submissions to vSphere Design Pocketbook

I was going through my notes, and I came across the points that I had earlier submitted to the vSphere Design Pocketbook contest that was/still is a generous courtesy from PernixData. Although some of...

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Upgrade from ESXi 5.1 to ESXi 5.5 (HP iLO4 Style) 0

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Upgrade from ESXi 5.1 to ESXi 5.5 (HP iLO4 Style)

Obviously there must be more than one article describing how to do it but I prefer seeing things in action, so I recorded how I upgraded my lab hypervisor from ESXi 5.1 to ESXi...

VMware VSA 5.1.1.0 License Expired 0

VMware VSA 5.1.1.0 License Expired

Well today a customer called screaming out that the VSA’s license has expired (although the key’s were installed upon installation),  so I logged in to vCenter via vSphere Client and vSphere Web Client and ...

vSphere Tip To Toe: Reset ESXi root user password “Lost r00t o_0?” 40

vSphere Tip To Toe: Reset ESXi root user password “Lost r00t o_0?”

Hello again my friends, this time I came across a customer who seemed to be completely blunt about the root password that he have set on his ESXi servers. As you may know previously...

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Multi Hypervisor Management from vCenter 0

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Multi Hypervisor Management from vCenter

Here we are, in a vast virtual cloud where you might come across an environment that has a mixture of hypervisors, VMware has a solution for managing this mixture via the vCenter Server console....

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Upgrading vSphere 5.0 to 5.1 (HP’s iLO3 Style) 3

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Upgrading vSphere 5.0 to 5.1 (HP’s iLO3 Style)

Well, we’re upfront again and we have something to update after working hours =). Without any further delay, mainly I’m going to state on how to upgrade your vCenter installation along with its components...

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: vSphere Replication 5.1 0

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: vSphere Replication 5.1

Looking into that thing which is called replication, in the past this used to come with SRM and it needed to be deployed but now in the vCloud Suite its also comes in a...