• Which platform for a private/hybrid cloud?

    My company is looking to deploy a private cloud, and we've been considering Eucalyptus, OpenNebula, Nimbus, vSphere, abiCloud and Joyent. I'm very interested in Eucalyptus and OpenNebula, since they are both  open source, they have many features, they both support Amazon EC2 and  Amazon APIs and...

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual Domain, server and Network!

    Hi all, I would just like to find out, which VMWare product I should use when I want to create a virtual Network using Windows Server 2008 and a domain. I want other computers in our workplace to connect to the domain on the Virtual Machine (Server)... Which product should I take? It is only for an...

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  • vSphere (or something like it) for Linux?

    I want to setup a VM server with a VMware ESXi hypervisor. To use ESXi, I believe you need vSphere to connect and manage your VMs remotely. But I’m working on Linux and as far as I know vSphere is only published for Microsoft Windows. Is there an alternative I could use that provides similar...

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  • vSphere 4.1 Drag-n-Drop Distributed Virtual Switch to a Different Datacenter

    Hello...I have a distributed virtual switch (dVS) which is associated with datacenter A. Just created datacenter B within the same vCenter domain, and would like to copy, move, or drag-n-drop the dVS in datacenter A to the new datacenter B. This would save me the trouble of recreating this dVS,...

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  • How to connect a remote console to VMware ESXi vSphere?

    Is there an open source protocol to connect a remote console to VMware ESXi vSphere? If not, are there any VMware/third party applications that enable a VM Remote console to connect to another vSphere client?

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  • Vsphere Client VM console problem

    I use IBM notebook and have installed ESXi 5.0 & ESXi 5.1 and vSphere Client 5.0 and 5.1. However, when I create new VM I can't use console. This error message shows up: VMRC console has disconnected attempting to reconnect I have tried installing the client on XP and Windows server 2003 but...

    snakesboys5 pointsBadges:
  • Vsphere installation

    I have downloaded the trail version of Vsphere from VMware Site on to My PC. I want to install it. Is it mandatory to have dedicated Server for running V sphere in your P.C? Please guide regarding the installation of VSPHERE.

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  • rename VMware storage adapter

    Added several HBA's to an ESXi host - is there a way to rename them from "vmhba#" to something else, and where is that done? Looked through Vsphere client and couldn't see anything.

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  • Bluearc and VMWare

    Hi, Has anybody had any experience or looked into running vmware using a bluearc mercury 55 as storage?  Wondering if you can share any insights into design considerations or architecture? Thanks, Aldo

    Deeboy5 pointsBadges:
  • Installation of VMware Tools

    Hi Rick,  I am a newbie in VMware concept. I have ESXi 4.1 installed in the server but while accessing the server thru VSphere Client, the summary page displays VMware Tools not installed. Plz help me out. Siddharth

    Siddharth015 pointsBadges:
  • Allocating 2 CPU for a VM

    Hi there, Iam vmware conultant for a coporate organisation, i would like to know what are the disadvatanges of adding 2 CPU on 1 VM for 2 node VM cluster example, cluster has 10 VMs and i add 2 CPU to one or two VM will this make the cluster inconsistent.  I can see increase in performance of...

    Nirvaanaa5 pointsBadges:
  • Vsphere and KVM licensing cost comparison

    Hi, Can anyone help me out to simplify the understanding on the Vsphere and Redhat KVM virtualization licensing costs with an example(if possible)? Slightly confused on this ,it would be of great help to me. Thanks for your help Abhi

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  • Presenting a data store to Multiple ESX environment

    I have a vSphere 4.0 environment and I have some LUNs from an EMC presented to the hosts in the vShpere environment. I have recently set up another environment with vShpere 4.1 and I would like to know if I can present the same LUNs to the new environment (vSphere 4.1) while they are still...

    Nims5 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications VMware expert live chat TOMORROW (10/26)

    Don't forget about the LIVE VMware expert chat TOMORROW, October 26th from 11am-2pm EDT: Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications. You'll learn about application performance considerations, best practices and use cases for deploying Tier 1 applications on VMware. Click here and bookmark this...

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  • Sponsor Post: VMware Expert Live Chat – Tuesday 10/26 at 11am EDT

    Join us on October 26 from 11am-2pm EDT for Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications. In this LIVE chat with VMware experts, you’ll learn about application performance considerations, best practices and use cases for deploying Tier 1 applications on VMware. Click here for reminder email to...

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  • Upcoming Live Expert Chat on 10/26: Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications (sponsor post)

    VMware vSphere runs business-critical applications, including Exchange, SQL, Oracle and SAP, with breakthrough performance and outstanding  reliability. Many VMware customers are now virtualizing large Tier 1 applications to consolidate their x86 infrastructure and minimize infrastructure costs....

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  • Vsphere Cluster

    I have 4 ESX hosts,configured with HA and DRS on VMware Vsphere.DRS is configured for fully automation. Each ESX host has 10VM's. When one of the ESX host fails(maybe any reason),  a) will the VM's get rebooted to any of the other 3 hosts(coz of HA) and then DRS will optimize the resources ?  b)...

    KALAKAAR45 pointsBadges:
  • Error when installing vSphere Client on Windows Server 2008 R2

    I am getting the following error when I try to log in to vsphere client on my Windows Server 2008 R2 "Error Parsing the server "x.x.x.x" "clients.xml" file Login will continue contact your system administrator" Does anyone know a fix for this?

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • Unity Connection VM SANs and AA

    Can I run Unity Connection in vSphere cluster (vMotion) with SANs storage and does it support Auto Attendant 

    BenjaminHousing5 pointsBadges:
  • VMware backtracking on vSphere Enterprise Edition phaseout

    As you may have read, VMware is backtracking on its end-of-availability for vSphere Enterprise Edition, extending its availability indefinitely. Are you confused about it? Relieved? Has this announcement affected your decisionmaking process for upgrades in the future?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:

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