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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.
VMware ESX and ESXi administrative tips Get Started
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VMware vSphere -- formerly known as VMware Infrastructure -- is the brand name for VMware's suite of server virtualization products that includes its ESXi hypervisor and vCenter management software. Continue Reading
If you plan to manually configure a vSAN 6.6 or 6.6.1 deployment, make sure your organization meets these hardware and software requirements before you get started. Continue Reading
Grouping physical hosts together on a cluster improves resource distribution and increases availability. It's easy to add a host to a cluster, but be sure to follow these rules. Continue Reading
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VSphere 6.5 Update 1 includes changes to VMware's HCL list, the discontinuation of third-party switches, a new HTML5-based vSphere Client and more. Continue Reading
Think you have what it takes to be considered a VMware VDI expert? Go up against our toughest VMware terminology test to claim the title every virtual desktop admin should have. Continue Reading
For enterprises that require powerful security and resiliency, vSAN 6.6 presents an array of features, such as encryption and stretched clusters, to boost VMware security. Continue Reading
Manage VMware ESX and ESXi administrative tips
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VMware AppDefense integrates with a variety of tools and products. These partnerships reveal insight into application behavior, including automated responses to deviations. Continue Reading
Apply meaningful tags to inventory items in vSphere to make locating them easier. Also, use PowerCLI to automate common tasks and perform bulk management operations. Continue Reading
VSAN 6.6 and 6.6.1 boast new features, such as vSAN Configuration Assist, integration with vROps and a streamlined upgrade process to improve storage performance and management. Continue Reading
Problem Solve VMware ESX and ESXi administrative tips Issues
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When your ESXi host abruptly reboots, you can use logs to track the potential causes, whether they be planned, environmental or hardware-related. Continue Reading
A forgotten ESXi root password can stop you in your tracks. Avoid dodgy quick fixes and learn the proper way to recover a root password for vCenter-connected and stand-alone hosts. Continue Reading
With access to logs, you can troubleshoot your ESXi host and track issues as they crop up. You can access your logs via the console or a web browser with only a few simple steps. Continue Reading