Tag Archive: ESX

Apr 05

vCenter Upgrade

I’ve been completing quite a few vSphere 4 to vSphere 5 upgrades lately and I thought it might be time to do a little blog post on the process. So here’s the first in the series, upgrading vCenter. It’s pretty straight forward, just next next next next, almost 🙂

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Aug 29

Veeam Backup & Replication v6

Some more details have been released on the upcoming (Q4 2011) release of Veeam Backup & Replication Version 6. Hyper-V support is the major announcement that was made quite a while ago, but there are some new goodies being implemented to. Backup proxies are being introduced which allows for a new scale out architecture to …

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Aug 04

VMware License changes to change

There has been a lot of backlash against VMware for changing their licensing model with the introduction of vSphere 5, basically to license different versions of the vSphere family against the amount of virtual memory capacity, which meant customers with larger vm’s with lots of memory would take quite a hit when it came to …

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May 31

RVTools – Updated

What is RVTools? RVTools uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines and ESX hosts, it can list information about cpu, memory, disks, nics, cd-rom, floppy drives, snapshots, VMware tools, ESX hosts, nics, datastores, service console, VM Kernel, switches, ports and health checks Whats new? Version 3.1 (April, 2011) Logon form tab …

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Feb 04

VMware to Go bro

It’s been out a while and it’s moved to PRO, but has anyone actually used VMware Go?  It’s a web based wizard driven interface for those SMB’s and smaller companies to guide users of any expertise though the installation of vSphere hypervisors Remotely deploy vSphere hypervisor whilst ensuring compatibility with the built in hardware check …

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