Mar 07

VMware vCenter SRM: Failover

SRM Bootcamp video series: http://bit.ly/YDJHez] This video describes the VMware vCenter SRM failover. The video will show a failover using the recovery pla…

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Mar 07

VMware vCenter SRM: Site Pairing

SRM Bootcamp video series: http://bit.ly/YDJHez] Watch this video to learn how to use VMware vCenter SRM to do site pairing. Download Trial: http://www.vmwa…

Rating: 5/5

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Mar 06

Top 20 ESXi 5.x issues

Top 20 ESXi 5.x issues

Following on our earlier post about focusing our efforts on helping our vSphere 5.5 customers, we present to you a list of the current top 20 ESXi 5.x KB articles.

  1. ESXi 5.x host experiences a purple diagnostic screen mentioning E1000PollRxRing and E1000DevRx (2059053)
  2. Unable to delete the virtual machine snapshot due to locked files (2017072)
  3. Installing async drivers on ESXi 5.0, 5.1, and 5.5 (2005205)
  4. Collecting diagnostic information for VMware ESX/ESXi using the vSphere Client (653)
  5. Determining Network/Storage firmware and driver version in ESXi/ESX 4.x and ESXi 5.x (1027206)
  6. Broadcom 5719/5720 NICs using tg3 driver become unresponsive and stop traffic in vSphere (2035701)
  7. Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi/ESX (10051)
  8. Installing or upgrading to ESXi 5.5 best practices (2052329)
  9. Unmounting a LUN or detaching a datastore/storage device from multiple ESXi 5.x hosts (2004605)
  10. Restarting the Management agents on an ESXi or ESX host (1003490)
  11. Understanding virtual machine snapshots in VMware ESXi and ESX (1015180)
  12. Creating a persistent scratch location for ESXi 4.x and 5.x (1033696)
  13. Using esxtop to identify storage performance issues for ESX /ESXi (multiple versions) (1008205)
  14. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) processor support (1003212)
  15. Methods for upgrading to ESXi 5.5 (2058352)
  16. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.x (2004684)
  17. Commands to monitor snapshot deletion in ESX 2.5/3.x/4.x and ESXi 3.x/4.x/5.x (1007566)
  18. Updating an ESXi/ESX host using VMware vCenter Update Manager 4.x and 5.x (1019545)
  19. VMFS Heartbeat and Lock corruption on Dell EqualLogic Arrays (2049103)
  20. Configuring syslog on ESXi 5.x (2003322)

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Mar 06

What’s New in VMware vCloud Director 1.5

http://vmware.com/cloud-infrastructure/ — VMware Director of Enterprise Cloud Product Marketing, discusses what’s new in VMware vCloud Director. Learn about…

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Mar 06

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5

http://bit.ly/P6D2CG — See what’s new in VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.

Rating: 5/5


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Mar 06

Setup VMware vCloud Director 5.1 in 10 Mins

First you have to download the VCD appliance or from http://www.vmware.com/go/try-vcloud-director. You have to login and download the ova (pre installed vm) …

Rating: 5/5


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Mar 06

VMware Site Recovery Manager Demonstration (SRM)

This video explains VMware’s solution for automating Disaster Recovery Plans and shows a live demonstration of the SRM product in action. If you want to test…

Rating: 5/5


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