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By: mhuppert | August 09, 2017

vRealize Operations 6.6 - DRS and Workload Placement Explained

vRealize Operations 6.6 - DRS and Workload...

http://bit.ly/2uiPhbK VMware Technical Account Manager Matt Bradford explains how vRealize Operations Manager 6.6 integrates with vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) for a powerful solution to protect VM availability and performance Service Level Agreements.

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By: mhuppert | August 09, 2017

vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller 6.5 High Availability

vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller...

In this video we discuss high availability for the Platform Services Controller which includes how the load balancer works for this solution. Then we go into native vCenter Server high availability (VCHA) and how it can be used to protect vCenter Server when embedded and external.

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By: mhuppert | August 09, 2017

Deploying a new HyTrust KMS on vSphere 6.5

Deploying a new HyTrust KMS on vSphere 6.5

Many regular readers will be aware of new encryption features added recently to VMware’s portfolio, such as vSAN data-at-reset encryption and vSphere VM encryption in vSphere 6.5. I had to return to a configuration task that I hadn’t done in a while, which was the deployment of a new Key Management Server (KMS) on my The post Deploying a new HyTrust KMS on vSphere 6.5 appeared first on CormacHogan.com .

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By: mhuppert | August 09, 2017

My 7 VCDX design defense tips - jeffreykusters.nl

My 7 VCDX design defense tips - jeffreykusters.nl

Based on my own VCDX experience, I have written down 7 tips to hopefully help aspiring VCDX's in successfully defending their design.

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By: mhuppert | August 09, 2017

Ready Bundle for Virtualization Rolls Out of The Garage

Ready Bundle for Virtualization Rolls Out of...

Dell Enterprise and end user computing IT best practices and solutions: servers, storage, networking, virtualization, cloud computing, systems management, operating systems, software, and more.

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By: mhuppert | August 09, 2017

How to determine your NVMe SSD firmware on a VMware ESXi server

How to determine your NVMe SSD firmware on a...

Keeping this one short-and-simple, to really encourage you to visit the source article to read through details and tips found at:New ESXCLI Commands in vSphere 6.5 Nov 19 2016 by Florian Grehl at Virten.net If you're wondering if your NVMe drive might need a firmware update, and you're running VMware ESXi Hypervisor, this article is for you. Many affordable, consumer market SSDs only make Windows or Mac utilities for firmware level read-outs and updates, such as Samsung Magician. This article...Read More

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By: mhuppert | August 08, 2017

Blast Extreme Display Protocol in View Virtual Desktops in Horizon 7

Blast Extreme Display Protocol in View Virtual...

Blast Extreme is included with the View component of VMware Horizon 7. This display protocol is required for HTML access to View desktops and for Linux virtual desktops, and it is the recommended choice with Horizon Clients. Blast Extreme has feature and performance parity with the PCoIP display protocol. This paper provides a technical description of Blast Extreme, including how to deploy it, its benefits, and its limitations.

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By: mhuppert | August 08, 2017

How to Deploy Photon OS and vSphere Integrated Containers

How to Deploy Photon OS and vSphere Integrated...

VMware has been performing lot of work around containers, container management and the complete area of cloud native applications. Let us discuss two projects here: ● Photon OS (It is a minimal Lin...Read More

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By: mhuppert | August 08, 2017

vSphere SRM 6.X Install and configure – Part 5 – Creating recovery plan and testing

vSphere SRM 6.X Install and configure - Part 5...

Now that we've installed SRM in our lab environment and followed the SRM configuration tasks, we need to complete the last and most important step by creating a recovery plan and testing our ...Read More

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By: mhuppert | August 08, 2017

vSphere SRM 6.X Install and configure – Part 4 – Configure Protection group

vSphere SRM 6.X Install and configure - Part 4...

In the previous posts we Installed SRM in our lab environment, we paired the two sites, we configured Inventory mappings and configured placeholder datastore. In this post we will continue with the...Read More

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By: mhuppert | August 08, 2017

vSphere SRM 6.X Install and configure – Part 3 – Configure Placeholder datastore

vSphere SRM 6.X Install and configure - Part 3...

In the previous post we Installed SRM in our lab environment and we paired the two sites and configured Inventory mappings. In this post we will continue with the configuration, if you look at VMwa...Read More

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By: mhuppert | August 08, 2017

vCenter Server and Platform Services 6.5 Architecture

vCenter Server and Platform Services 6.5...

In this video we have a deep dive discussion on the vSphere Sign Sign-On domain components and what role they play. We also cover terminology, decommission, and backup of these components.

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By: mhuppert | August 08, 2017

Newly Updated: Reviewer’s Guide for On-Premises VMware Identity Manager 2.9.1

Newly Updated: Reviewer’s Guide for On-Premises...

The Reviewer's Guide for VMware Identity Manager has been updated. It contains descriptions of the newest features, as well as walk-through exercises. The post Newly Updated: Reviewer’s Guide for On-Premises VMware Identity Manager 2.9.1 appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog .

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By: mhuppert | August 08, 2017

PowerCLI script to forcibly delete a Datastore that is reported as in use.

PowerCLI script to forcibly delete a Datastore...

Have you ever tried to delete a datastore and get an error saying the Datastore is in use? You browse the datastore and see nothing on it. The pre-checks when you unmount it all pass, yet you cannot delete it. We had this problem. VMware support directed us to delete the partition using the partedUtil command, but I didn’t like the possibility of human error in doing it their way. I wrote a PowerCLI script that performs the following. 1.

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By: mhuppert | August 07, 2017

Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines 5.1 – Protect VM

Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines 5.1...

In this post, we will perform one demonstration of new Virtual Machine protection (Local Copy) and see the power of auto-provisioning of replica VMs as well as Journals and VMDKs. Firstly you login into vCenter by Administrator in vSphere Web Client, … Continue reading →

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