Just think about your patch management process. You may need to reboot your ESXi hosts during the process. Host reboots may not be performed frequently and not all patches require host to be rebooted. However, when activities such as critical patch or driver installation are performed, we may have to reboot the host. Now the … Continue reading What is ESXi Quick Boot?
We will discuss about VMFS filesystem and VMFS locking mechanisms in this post along with VMFS 5 and VMFS 6 characteristics in vSphere 7. Also we will discuss VMFS upgrade possibilities from VMFS 5 to VMFS 6. VMFS 5 VMFS 5 and 6 do share most of the characteristics except few like sub block sizes,drives. … Continue reading VMFS 5/6 and VMFS locking
After going through details about content libraries in previous three posts, here we are with yet another post on syncing contents of content library. Read earlier posts about content libraries here. Part-1: Content library concepts and creating local libraryPart-2: Subscribed library and Deployment modelsPart-3: Content library Permissions We have already discussed about deployment models for … Continue reading vSphere 7 Content Libraries Part-4: How Sync and versioning works?
In my previous post part-1, we discussed the reasons behind using Content libraries and how to create local content library at Control site (HQ) and populating the content. In this post we will continue further with discussion on remaining configuration of subscribed library at remote sites. I just have 2 vCenter Servers, so will use … Continue reading vSphere 7 Content libraries – Part 2: creating Subscribed library and Deployment models?
Generally it is preferred to run exchange server on physical server due to performance reasons. It is possible to run virtualised exchange server roles in virtual environment. Virtualization platforms do provide features like server consolidation, quick provisioning, scalability, flexibility, business continuity and so on. Below is the conceptual representation of Exchange Server as VM on … Continue reading Best practices: Running Exchange Server 2019 on Virtual platform.
VMware tool version 11 added features such as. Ability to map a specific OS volume to the respective VMDK. Updated drivers of PVSCSI, VMXNET3 & VMCI available through Microsoft Update Service for Windows Server 2016 & later.Upgraded compiler in Visual Studio 2017 for VMware Tools drivers.VMware Tools notarised for MacOS 10.14.5.Added support for additional driver for AppDefense. … Continue reading VMware Tools 11.0.6 compatibility with vSphere
We are going to discuss vSAN architecture components in this post. Generally, vSAN is easy to work with using management tools like vSphere client, Ruby Console or Web client and it simplifies administrative tasks greatly. However, it is important from troubleshooting point of view to know how things work under the hood. vSAN operations are … Continue reading vSAN 6.x Architecture Components