Tagged: ESXi

From the field: vMotion and Layer 3 0

From the field: vMotion and Layer 3

So, when installing remote sites usually we end up with two nodes and for vMotion rather than using a switch we simply connect the ports back-to-back and we’re done. Now recently we were configuring...

NSX Agent Installation: Why the DNS is Important? 0

NSX Agent Installation: Why the DNS is Important?

Although I have a lab that is currently running on NSX at home I was in need of something like a quick-test lab for NSX with me (on my mobile workstation) as I am...

HP SUM 7.5.1 with VMware ESXi 6.0 U2 15

HP SUM 7.5.1 with VMware ESXi 6.0 U2

I am currently troubleshooting something evil in my lab that has been haunting me for a couple of days now (but that is another story) one of my attempts was to update the firmware...

vSphere 6u2 – Lab Upgrade 2

vSphere 6u2 – Lab Upgrade

This blog is only limited to vCenter and ESXi upgrade: Release notes: vCenter: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u2-release-notes.html ESXi: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-esxi-60u2-release-notes.html For those who do not know I am still using the Windows version of the vCenter Server (for...

vSphere Virtual Machine Power On Stuck at 95% 0

vSphere Virtual Machine Power On Stuck at 95%

Today I got a support call where the customer had a file server virtual machine that would not startup and every time they try to power it on it would get stuck at 95%...

Get ESXi Hosts WWNs Powershell and Shell Scripts 0

Get ESXi Hosts WWNs Powershell and Shell Scripts

So, at first you’d say oh this has been done before via PowerCLI and that is true in the case where you have a vCenter up and running and you’ve created all your clusters...

ESXi Failed to open device naa.(GUID) No space left on device 0

ESXi Failed to open device naa.(GUID) No space left on device

So I had a late call from a friend saying that he can’t mount a datastore after expanding it from the storage, it was a weekend and next day was Monday and the wife...