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It's not a rebirth of the VMware Technology Network, but VMUG Advantage gives subscribers a trial period of a year for several VMware products.
March 24, 2014
VMware Fling Contest winner Steve Athanas talks about his suggestion that would ease the move from a Windows-based vCenter to a vCenter Server Appliance.
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VMware licensing had to change eventually. Advancements in technology made the old per-socket model a problem for VMware, which added vRAM limits to the vSphere 5 licensing model.
February 22, 2010
Building a home lab is a great way for virtualization administrators to gain valuable, hands-on VMware environment training.
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Upgrading a stand-alone host to ESXi 6.5 is as easy as downloading the offline bundle update, starting Secure Shell and running a few commands with the ESXi software command tool set. Continue Reading
The latest version of VMware vSphere comes with a substantial version upgrade for its core hypervisor platform. Implement an ESXi upgrade by following these steps. Continue Reading
Attempting an upgrade to vRealize 7? Due to major software changes, there are a few things you'll need to know before you can get to work. Continue Reading
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Rufus -- short for Reliable USB Formatting Utility -- is a free Windows tool that can create a bootable VMware ESXi installer and a custom installation package in mere minutes. Continue Reading
VM Encryption is one of many vSphere 6.5 features that focus on security, while Automated Space Reclamation is a feature that highlights the updates to storage. Continue Reading
With greater scalability, cost-efficiency and ease-of-deployment, it's no wonder more and more users are flocking from Windows-based vCenter to the vCenter Server Appliance. Continue Reading
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You can now move virtual machines between vCenter instances that aren't a part of the same single sign-on domain with the upgraded PowerCLI cmdlets. Continue Reading
Maintaining consistent host configurations is essential to the security and stability of your environment. Create a host profile to help make sure your settings remain consistent. Continue Reading
You upgraded vCenter to version 6.5; what comes next? Upgrade your ESXi hosts to gain access to new features and functionality by following these steps. Continue Reading
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The upgrade from ESX to ESXi hosts can be difficult; no current tools convert hosts for you and you can't preserve manual configurations. But there are ways to ease the process. Continue Reading
The content library feature in vSphere 6 brings centralized management of templates and other items to businesses running multiple vCenter Servers. Continue Reading
Prevent your environment from turning into the virtualization version of "The Walking Dead" by removing VMs after finishing a project. Continue Reading