• Virtual machine costs/utilization

    We are interested in being able to allocate costs for vm’s back to cost centers.  We use some vmware esx and xenserver in limited instances.  Are there any third party tools out there that can take usage data from both of these platforms to give us one consolidated view of utilization -  time...

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • Comparison: VMware ESX, Virtual Iron, Xen Enterprise

    Can anyone tell me comparisons/provide links to comparison articles on VMware ESX, Xen Enterprise and Virtual Iron? Not just performance but features? Thanks!

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • How to run a comparison of VMware ESX configurations — PowerCLI

    I'm wondering if there's a way to run a comparison[em class="jive-hilite">[/em] of how things are configured on all ESX hosts in our cluster. We're running PowerCLI.

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • VMware Pricing

    [em]Can you advice estimate:[/em] [em]I have a client asking for Estimate pricing for  upgrading [/em] 1. 4 Units of  VMware ESX 3.5 update 3 2. 1 unit of  VMware vCenter 2.5 update 3 Do you have any guide I will not hold anyone to it Please help thanks Osa 

    Osapeters15 pointsBadges:
  • Does VMM provide support across my virtualized environments?

    I know Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager will manage my Microsoft virtual machines running on Hyper-V, but I also have some VMware ESX virtual machines as well. Does VMM provide support across my virtualized environments? This question was asked during the Microsoft System Center live...

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • PIP1 socket file not getting created

    I am trying to connect the VMWare serial console from my ESX host. The steps I followed: 1. Made the changes into the virtual machine properties.       serialport 1: use named pipe       pipe name: /vmfs/volumes/Storage1/vm1/pipe1       near end: server       far end: the virtual...

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • How are you backing up your virtual machines?

    What are you currently using for your virtual machine backups, particularly with VMWare? One of the writers over on SearchDataBackup recently virtual agents rather than the APIs VMWare and others have been rolling out, and I'm wondering if that's true with ITKErs as well.

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • VMWare performance metrics

    If I report e.g. one second of CPU time used by Windows running as a guest under ESX how much CPU time is reported by ESX?  Is it more, less or the same? 

    Cgardel30 pointsBadges:
  • How is IP address assign to VM Guest machine in VMware ESX 3.5 /VC 2.5

    VMware ESX 3.5 / VC 2.5, are the vm guest machines getting it IP address from the HOST NIC card (on a DHCP LAN) by a created Bridge networking bonding.  

    Smitty7k25 pointsBadges:
  • Size capacity limit for an esx server and Linux VM

    Looking for a centralised file server application which runs on Linux flavour OS.Would like to know what is the disk size capacity which an ESX can hold at the maximum and also the maximum disk size a paticular linux vm can hold ?

    Kirankumarh10 pointsBadges:
  • How do I enable SNMP on VMware ESX 3.5 server?

    How do I enable SNMP on VMware ESX 3.5 server

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • VmWare ESX 3.5 – Disconnections and Failed Convertions!

    Hi Guys, I am hoping that someone out there can help me with this. I have a ESX 3.5 server with 5 systems on it, ranging from XP to Server 2k3, some of the systems are powered on and some are not. When I connect to the server through Infrastructure Client, after about 10 minutes I get disconnected....

    Paulbeynon60 pointsBadges:
  • Do you think VMware ESX will lower its price after Hyper-V R2 goes GA?

    After Hyper-V R2 goes GA, do you think VMware ESX will lower its price? Why or why not? Hannah Drake and Bridget Botelho discussed this, among other topics (including what's ahead at VMWorld) with John Gilmartin of VMware -- you can listen to the podcast here.

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • Is SCVMM 2007 compatible with vcenter or esx?

    Is SCVMM 2007 compatible with vcenter or esx?

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper-V and SCVMM vs VMware ESX/vSphere

    It seems that Microsoft has made significant strides in catching up with VMware. Besides cost, what would be the advantage of using Hyper-V and SCVMM vs ESX/vSphere infrastructure? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • How to present an EMC Storage LUN to Windows 2003

    We have virtualized a number of our servers (with VMWare) and updated our CA Arcserve backup software. Arcserve suggest having a backup proxy server and a backup server. I have installed VCB on the backup proxy server. This is right out of CA's installation manual:

    TXShelbyman5 pointsBadges:
  • How are the networking stacks better in Hyper-V than in ESX?

    How are the networking stacks better in Hyper-V than in ESX? This question is from the 7/30 Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • what is the difference between esx , esx server , esxi

    what is the difference between esx , esx server , esxi

    Shaikni5 pointsBadges:
  • ESX vSwitch command line question

    Is there a command line way of increasing a vSwitch port count?

    Pharcyde5 pointsBadges:
  • Difference between VMware ESX 2.5 and ESX 3.0,3.5 .

    Difference between ESX 2.5 and ESX 3.0,3.5 .

    TusarIT5 pointsBadges:

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