VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0a Update

I was working on some test configuration in my lab and noticed the update pop-up. So just checked it out on my vCenter Server 7.0 update planner for more details about this patch. Out of curiosity, checked the release notes for the same in order to understand details about this patch since it is marked … Continue reading VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0a Update

Uncovering Virtual Networking Part-3: Policy inheritance

Here is another instalment in this series. In my last post Part2: Virtual Switches, we discussed about switch types in vSphere. Now with this post we are entering into switch configurations and policies. Before I talk about these settings and policies in detail individually in later posts, in this post, first of all we will … Continue reading Uncovering Virtual Networking Part-3: Policy inheritance

Uncovering Virtual Networking Part-2: Virtual Switches

As discussed in previous post Part-1: Basics, we have two types of switches that are available in vSphere i.e. Standard switch and Distributed switch. So in this post we will explore these switch types. But before we do that, let's dive into basics of switches in virtual architecture first. What is a virtual switch? A … Continue reading Uncovering Virtual Networking Part-2: Virtual Switches

Uncovering vSphere virtual networking Part-1: Basics

Welcome everyone to this series on vSphere virtual networking. This is going to be a long series due to the vast scope of configuration In this series, we will explore concepts related to vSphere virtual net possibilities in vSphere virtual networking. The reason of doing this series is basically to let everyone (specially beginners) understand … Continue reading Uncovering vSphere virtual networking Part-1: Basics

vSphere 7 Content Libraries Part-4: How Sync and versioning works?

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?

vSphere 7 Content libraries – Part 2: creating Subscribed library and Deployment models?

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?

vSphere 7 Content libraries – Part 1: Concept and creating a library?

With the release of vSphere 6.0, we were presented with content libraries in vSphere. However, still it was not a new feature then as its roots are in vCloud director and there we use it as content catalog. Since its addition to vSphere, content libraries have enhanced with every release of vSphere. Specifically in vSphere … Continue reading vSphere 7 Content libraries – Part 1: Concept and creating a library?