05 novembre 2011

Activate multi-NIC vMotion in ESXi 5

n vSphere 5 we have support for using multiple Vmkernel ports enabled for vMotion. Having more than one physical network card for vMotion allows us to utilize them simultaneous, even when only transferring a single virtual machine. If having spare NICs we could use up to 16 Gigabit cards and four 10 Gbit NICs just for vMotion. Having 16 extra network ports might not be too common, but the performance increase can be great when just adding another vmnic for the vMotion traffic. --> Please see the rest on the blog... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2009

Create a NFS share for VM ISO files with Windows 2003 Server R2

If your ESX servers are not connected to network storage or if you do not have enough available space on your SAN to dedicate a sub folder of a VMFS volume for ISO files, then you can use a NFS network share to centrally store these images. Creating the NFS share can be done with many server operating systems, but did you know that Windows Server 2003 R2 has native NFS? VMware-land.com has many “how to” VMware Tips for ESX, and the following is the instructions found there for creating a Windows 2003 R2 NFS share: On the Windows... [Lire la suite]
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