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?
Best practices: Running Exchange Server 2019 on Virtual platform.
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 Tools 11.0.6 compatibility with vSphere
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
vSAN 6.x Architecture Components
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
Types of Identity Sources for VMware vSphere 6.x Single Sign On (SSO)
VMware vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 and later, supports the following types of identity sources. Active Directory versions 2003 and later: Single Active Directory domain can be added as an identity source including any child domains or be a forest root domain. It will be listed as Active Directory (Integrated Windows Authentication) in the vSphere … Continue reading Types of Identity Sources for VMware vSphere 6.x Single Sign On (SSO)
VMware ESXi 6 password policy
With VMware ESXi 6, password policy require to use more complex passwords. ESXi enforces password requirements for direct access from the DCUI, ESXi Shell, SSH, or the vSphere web Client. In previous versions of ESXi, password complexity changes had to be made by editing the /etc/pam.d/passwd file on each ESXi host.In vSphere 6.0 now this can … Continue reading VMware ESXi 6 password policy
Virtual machne network adaptor types.
When you create or configure a virtual machine, you can specify network adapter (NICs) type. The type of network adapters that are available to a VM depends on the following factors: The virtual machine version. Whether the virtual machine has been updated to the latest version for the current host. The guest operating system. … Continue reading Virtual machne network adaptor types.