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VAAI, VASA, and VVols: It’s All About the APIs

VMworld 2018 is just around the corner. This will be my 12th time in attendance, and I’ve had the opportunity to see quite a few new approaches and technologies come to the field in that time. 717 mots de plus

Update manager woes

Had a problem this evening where an ESXi host would choke on the 6.5 U2 update. vSphere reported « The host returns esxupdate error code:15. The package manager transaction is not successful. 340 mots de plus

New NetApp FlexPod Cisco Validated Designs available!

In case you weren’t aware, NetApp partners with other vendors, such as Cisco, to create bundled architectures that are co-supported and simple to deploy. These converged infrastructure products are known as « FlexPods » and they go through a rigorous testing and validation process by both NetApp and Cisco to ensure the highest probability of success in deployments. 775 mots de plus


Enable SNMP on ESX

Has to be done from the cli, config is stored in here:

/etc/vmware/snmp.xml file

esxcli system snmp get                              See the current config

1. By default the service is stopped, can start in GUI or CLI… 182 mots de plus


A linux type sar -n DEV for ESXi 6

I have been looking a lot at ESX performance and today I was looking at network stats. I can get network data in two second samples from esxtop however parsing of the data is cumbersome. 550 mots de plus


ESX disconnected from vCenter

One of my esx 5.5 u3 hosts was disconnected from vCenter. The VMs were still running but reconnecting it to vCenter would result in an  62 mots de plus


Accessing a USB Datastore on ESX 6.7

With vSphere 6.7 now available I have set about rebuilding my home lab which is running on vSphere 6.5. I could upgrade but as its my lab, I prefer to simply rebuild it. 194 mots de plus

Vsphere 6.7