vSAN 6.x Cluster designs and considerations

In this post, we are going to discuss possible vSAN cluster designs, vSAN requirements and considerations.   As we all know, vSAN is available to customers in two flavours as listed below. Hybrid: Hybrid vSAN is implemented using combination of SSD (as Cache) and HDD (as Capacity device) Image: VMware   All Flash: All flash … Continue reading vSAN 6.x Cluster designs and considerations

vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 native monitoring using vROPS within vCenter

vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 now includes vRealize Operations within vCenter that provides monitoring capabilities natively in the HTML5 “Clarity” based vSphere client. This new feature allows vSphere customers to see a subset of intelligence offered up by vRealize Operations (vROPS) through a single vCenter user interface. Light-weight purpose-built dashboards are included for both vSphere and … Continue reading vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 native monitoring using vROPS within vCenter

Cache concepts and cache techniques

The concept of the Cache memory has been around since long time. Cache memory is generally used to fill the performance gap between computing architecture and persistent storage. Persistent bulk storage units cannot keep up with the performance requirements that of Compute processing. Just take an example of RAM to understand performance gap of CPU … Continue reading Cache concepts and cache techniques

Enabling ThinPrint logging in Horizon View 7.x

Enabling ThinPrint logging helps you to troubleshoot issues with ThinPrint. ThinPrint logging can be enabled on VDI Desktop as well as on Horizon View client system. However, implement this procedure if ThinPrint is being used in environment. Enabling TPAutoConnect and ThinPrint logging on the VMware View Desktop machine: Start regedit.exe from command prompt or Windows Run. … Continue reading Enabling ThinPrint logging in Horizon View 7.x

How to connect AD LDS database instance on View Connection Server

Below steps can be used to connect AD LDS database instance on Horizon view connection server. Launch ADSIEdit tool. In ADSIEdit console, right click ADSIEdit and click Connect to Enter the details as shown below without any changes and click OK. NOTE:- Do not change any values e.g.  domain name. You do not need to … Continue reading How to connect AD LDS database instance on View Connection Server

Data recovery password in Horizon view 7.x

Data recovery password is configured during the initial setup of horizon view connection server as shown in below image. Data recovery password is required during the restore operations of AD LDS instance using vdmimport command. It is good idea to set data recovery password along with password reminder as it can be used to recover password in … Continue reading Data recovery password in Horizon view 7.x