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
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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?
ESXi 7 Password policy
In continuation to previous post on ESXi 6.5 password policy, Let us understand the changes (if any) in password policy in ESXi 7. I have tried to simplify the ESXi password policy as much as possible. ESXi uses the Linux PAM module pam_passwdqc for password management and control. We can change the required length, character class requirement, or … Continue reading ESXi 7 Password policy
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