Tag Archive: ESXi

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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Jun 02

vCD – Hardening Guide

Came across an interesting read here.  For all those looking at deploying a VMware vCloud Director theres a white paper produced by VMware, definately worth a read, guidelines & best practise for configuration and installation of vCD.

Jun 01

Exchange 2010 – DAG & HA/DRS

It used to be if you introduced DAG’s into a virtual Exchange 2010 environment then you’d have to disable HA/DRS as that could cause all sorts of issues, oh, and wasn’t supported by Microsoft, a big problem i’d say, but now DAG’s are supported in this scenario! The following support scenarios are being updated, for …

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May 31

vSphere cluster – Cluster Operational Status

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but under the summary tab on a vSphere cluster is a little used link called ‘Cluster Operational Status’.  This pops up a nice window that shows you any configuration issues that are occuring within the cluster, a nice easy snapshot of what problems there are, if any, if the screen …

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