Archive for the ‘VMware vSphere 7’ Category

VMware vSphere 7.0 – Nested ESXi Lab Build Networking and Hardware

Montag, September 14th, 2020

VMware vSphere ESXi 7.0 Hypervisor(s) – how to easily update your VMware Hypervisor from 7.0 Build 15843807 to 7.0b Build 16324942 using ESXCLI

Freitag, September 11th, 2020

# esxcli software vib install -d „/vmfs/volumes/Data-VMFS-20/Patches/VMware-ESXi-7.0b-16324942-depot.zip“

VMware vSphere 7.0 – Patch Tracker

Freitag, September 11th, 2020

VMware vSphere 7.0 – Tips for using USB Network Adapters

Dienstag, September 8th, 2020

   Running Intel NUCs and other SFF systems with ESXi is a proven standard for virtualization home labs. One major drawback is that most of the available SFF systems only have a single Gigabit network adapter. This might be sufficient for a standalone ESXi with a few VMs, but when you want to use shared Storage or VMware NSX, you totally want to have additional NICs. This article explains some basics to consider when running USB-based network adapters with ESXi

# esxcli software component apply -d /path/ESXi700-VMKUSB-NIC-FLING-39035884-component-16770668.zip

VMware vSphere 7.0 – VMKUSB NIC Fling adds support for 2.5GBASE-T Adapters

Samstag, August 29th, 2020

   VMware vSphere 7.0 – USB Network Native Driver for ESXi

# esxcli software vib install -d /<path>/ESXi700-VMKUSB-NIC-FLING-39035884-component-16770668.zip

VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0d – High CPU Usage Issue in vCenter Server 7.0c solved in 7.0d

Donnerstag, August 27th, 2020

   VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0d – after you upgrade your vCenter Server system to vCenter Server 7.0.0c CPU usage continuously stays high on a single core CPU usage might spike up to 100% for hours the Workload Control Plane service causes the issue even if you do not have Workload Management enabled in your environment

VMware vSphere 7 – changing the boot order of a virtual machine using *.vmx options

Samstag, August 22nd, 2020

  VMware vSphere 7 – to configure bootOrder for a virtual machine you have to edit the *.vmx file directly

bios.bootOrder = „cdrom“

VMware vSphere 7.0 – on demand scaling up resources for Oracle production workloads with ‚Hot Add CPU‘ and ‚Hot Add Memory‘

Samstag, August 22nd, 2020

VMware vSphere 7.0 – on demand hot extend Oracle Disks online without downtime with ‚Hot Extend Disks‘

Samstag, August 22nd, 2020

VMware vCenter 7.0 – how to configure LDAP Authentication

Mittwoch, August 12th, 2020

VMware vSphere 7.0 – Performance Best Practices

Montag, August 3rd, 2020

Microsoft SQL Server – VMware vSphere Best Practices Guide

Samstag, Juli 18th, 2020

Architecting Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere – Best Practices Guide

Microsoft SQL Server – Licensing for On-Premises VMware vSphere Implementations

Samstag, Juli 18th, 2020

With the recent releases of both VMware vSphere 7 and SQL Server 2019 as well as changes announced to SQL Server licensing this is a good time to discuss – Licensing for SQL Server when virtualized using VMs with VMware vSphere

VMware vCenter Server 7.0 – tips and tricks

Mittwoch, Juli 15th, 2020

In vSphere 7.0 the Windows-based vCenter Server is finally gone – time to move forward and get in touch with the Linux based Photon OS with the VMware vCenter Server Appliance 7.0

VMware vSphere 7 – installation with USB NIC only fails at 81%

Dienstag, Juli 7th, 2020

VMware vSphere 7 – when you try to install with a USB NIC only the installation fails at 81% with the following error message