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VMware ESX and ESXi administrative tips News
March 11, 2016
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talked about where the security world stands, where it can go and how NSX fits in.
September 29, 2015
A new version of vSphere wasn't announced at VMworld, but the new technologies that were left users excited for the future
August 28, 2015
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.
February 16, 2015
VMware's origin started with five employees and an idea to abstract hardware. Now the company is evolving faster thanks to a rapid succession of acquisitions.
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Some situations call for remote access to the vSphere Data Protection appliance. This walk-through will show you how to enable SSH login so you can access it remotely. Continue Reading
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
VMware vSphere Replication can help copy virtual machines from one host to another, or even one data center to another. Here's how to install and configure it. Continue Reading
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Thanks to their overwhelming popularity, the HTML5-based ESXi Embedded Host Client and vSphere Client have made the transition from flings to features. Continue Reading
The free vSphere license lacks the ability to create a template from an existing VM. How can administrators work around this shortcoming? Continue Reading
New to vSphere 6.5, the secure boot feature protects VMs and ESXi hosts from viruses, malware and spyware -- and enabling it is as easy as checking off a box. Continue Reading
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VMware Storage I/O Control uses vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering to quickly establish and apply IOPS limits to VMs that regularly access your data store. Continue Reading
VSAN 6.6 beefs up stretched clustering with two new failure to tolerate protection policies that allow users to set protection levels per local site. Continue Reading
VMware vSphere 6.5 Storage I/O Control uses vSphere APIs for I/O Filters framework to create and apply storage policies and I/O limit rules for VM workloads. Continue Reading
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Storage bottlenecks can take a serious toll on storage latency and VM performance. How can administrators use SIOC storage policies to eliminate storage contention? Continue Reading
Storage I/O control can be an effective way to handle occasional storage sharing issues, but it is not always suitable for every virtual machine. Continue Reading
Configuring ESXi time sync should be a top priority for admins once installation is complete -- failure to do so could result in application failure, VM issues and more. Continue Reading