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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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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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Live migration of VMs isn't a new technology, but vMotion encryption adds a unique layer of security because the user isn't encrypting the network. Continue Reading
A host of new VMware Horizon 7.1 features add support for Microsoft's Skype for Business and aim to improve the remote user experience. Continue Reading
Logs have been an integral piece of troubleshooting. New enhanced logs boosts vSphere security by providing much more detail about errors and changes. Continue Reading
Manage VMware ESX and ESXi administrative tips
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The VMware Host Client is faster and more secure than the vSphere Flash-based client, but it has yet to reach maturity. Here are some other tools you can use to manage ESXi hosts. Continue Reading
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
Now that you've completed the installation and configuration, it's time to walk through the process of how vSphere Replication works. Continue Reading
Problem Solve VMware ESX and ESXi administrative tips Issues
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Data center admins often run into problems when it comes to snapshot removal. The best way to avoid these issues is to prevent them in the first place. Continue Reading
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
In order to successfully log in to vCenter Server with vSphere Web Client, start by figuring out which version of vCenter Server you're running. Continue Reading