Archive for the ‘VMware vSphere 4’ Category

VMware vSphere – hardware features available with virtual machine compatibility settings

Dienstag, Februar 27th, 2018

VMware vSphere ESXi/ESX 4.1, ESXi 5.x, and ESXi 6.0 – support USB device passthrough to a virtual machine

Dienstag, Juli 19th, 2016

vmware_logo.jpg   VMware Knowledge Base (KB)

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VMware Certified Compatibility Guide – Knowledge Base

Montag, September 24th, 2012

vmware_logo.jpg   VMware Certified Compatibility Guide

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HP ProLiant Server – VMware Support Matrix

Sonntag, September 16th, 2012

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VMware I/O Analyzer 1.1 – is a virtual appliance solution for storage performance measurement for large scale ESX clusters deployment

Samstag, April 14th, 2012

vmware_logo.jpgvmware_ioanalyzer_logo.jpg   VMware I/O Analyzer is a virtual appliance tool that provides a simple and standardized approach to storage performance analysis in VMware vSphere virtualized environments. I/O Analyzer provides a structured way to generate a variety of I/O workloads on the test system(s) including the ability to allow the user to replay an I/O trace that was captured elsewhere

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VMware vSphere 4.1/5.0 – enable Tech Support Mode Timeout

Freitag, April 6th, 2012

vmware_logo.jpg   Tech Support Mode lets admins and support personnel access the command directly on a ESXi hosts – this can be done via SSH or thru the host console.  The security risk is that the console does not shut down automatically by default.  There is a simple fix for this however you can set the auto-timeout after a certain time has passed

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VMware vSphere 4.0 Update 4 | 2011/11/17 | Build 504850

Dienstag, November 22nd, 2011

vmware_logo.jpg   VMware ESX 4.0 Update 4 Release Notes

VMware vSphere 4.1 Update 2 | 2011/10/27 | Build 502767

Freitag, Oktober 28th, 2011

vmware_logo.jpg   VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 2 Release Notes

VMware vSphere vCenter – how to send email alerts

Sonntag, Oktober 23rd, 2011

VMware vSphere 4.1 – understanding memory resource management

Samstag, September 24th, 2011

vmware_logo.jpg  This guide provides information about Tips and Tricks how to best manage Memory under VMware vSphere

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VMware OVF Tool 2.0.1 – open virtualization format

Sonntag, Juli 3rd, 2011

vmware_logo.jpg  VMware OVF Tool is a command line utility that supports importing and exporting of OVF packages for a wide variety of VMware platforms, including vSphere 4.x, vCenter 4.x, Virtual Center 2.x, Workstation 7.x and later

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Examples: 

ovftool –net:<OVF network>=<target network> -dm <diskMode> -ds <datastore> -n <target name> <OVF source> <target>

cd  “%ProgramFiles%\VMware\VMware OVF Tool”

ovftool –net:<OFV network>=<target network> -dm=[thin|thick] -ds=<target datastore name> -n=<target name>
“\\<source server>\<share>\<VMwareContainer>\<VMwareContainer>.ovf“
vi://<user>:<password>@<destination server>

ovftool „vi://<user>:<password>@<server>/ha-datacenter?ds=[datastore] vm/vm.vmx“ <local path>

VMware vSphere 4.0 Update 3 | 2011/05/05 | Build 398348

Samstag, Mai 7th, 2011

vmware_logo.jpg   On a installation and upgrade section of VMware vSphere 4.0 Update 3 release notes there is an note: “VMware vCenter Server does not support installation on 32-bit Windows operating systems. Install vCenter Server on a 64-bit Windows operating system

VMware PXE Manager 4.1 – it supports automatic PXE boot

Samstag, April 23rd, 2011

vmware_logo.jpg   VMware PXE Manager is a management tool it supports automatic PXE boot and customization of large numbers of VMware vSphere 4i systems

VMware Data Recovery 1.2.1 | 18/03/2011 | Build 369570 – with new enhancements

Mittwoch, April 13th, 2011

vmware_logo.jpg   Enable quick simple and complete data protection for your virtual machines with VMware Data Recovery a disk-based backup and recovery solution. VMware Data Recovery 1.2.1 is your first line of defense for data protection. It’s fully integrated with VMware vCenter Server to enable centralized and efficient management of backup jobs and also includes data de-duplication to save on disk storage for your backups

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VMware vSphere 4.1 – Hardening Guide Introduction

Freitag, April 8th, 2011

vmware_logo.jpg   The official release of the VMware vSphere 4.1 Security Hardening Guide

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