08 juillet 2014

VMware vSphere 5.5 Best Practices

Here's a fantastic summary of vSphere 5.5 best practices, including some NetApp specific recommendations. Since it’s not immediately clear - the blog post is actually a table of contents (each recommendation is a link leading to detailed blog post).   --> thank you Gostev for letting us know of this nice content.
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09 avril 2013

Securing Horizon View 5.2 Deployments

In this blog post I cover the most common tasks in securing your VMware Horizon View deployment. Although the main objective is to provide a secure environment for your users to connect to, you should consider each suggestion relative to user productivity. You do not want to lock down the environment so much that your end users become unproductive and cannot get their daily tasks accomplished while using the environment. After you have deployed VMware Horizon View internally as a proof of concept, and your users love it, you want to... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

Installing or upgrading to ESXi 5.1 best practices

This presentation provides best practice information on implementing a new install or upgrading ESXi 5.1 Let us walk you through it! VMware provides several ways to install or upgrade to ESXi 5.1 hosts. For more information on this topic, refer to KB article:Installing or upgrading to ESXi 5.1 best practices (2032756). --> Please see the rest on the VMware KB TV : http://blogs.vmware.com/kb/2012/09/installing-or-upgrading-to-esxi-5-1-best-practices.html
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03 février 2011

Using the vSphere Plan & Design Kit

As part of my role I very often review design documents that other consultants/architect have written, and not only those of VMware employees but also from external people. On top of that of course I also see a lot of VCDX application packages pass by. Something struck me the other day when I was doing the 3rd review in just a couple of hours and I started thinking about the designs I had reviewed so far and noticed there was a common theme. Before I get started I want to make sure everyone understands that I believe there’s a very... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2010

Exchange Server 2010 et BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Suite à l’arrivée d’Exchange Server 2010 sur le marché, BES a été mis à jour pour supporter cette nouvelle version, Vous pourrez trouver la matrice de compatibilité en version PDF à partir du site RIM. Seulement, avec les modifications apportées par le SP1 d’Exchange Server, il semble qu’il faille faire bien attention à vos déploiements … Je vous propose la lecture de l’article de configuration d’Exchange Server 2010 pour l’utilisation de BES ... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2010

Thinking of upgrading to vSphere 4.1?

Just keep in mind that certain changes from older versions should be identified before upgrading to enable a smooth transition. These are just some pointers for what should be thought about from the outset. As with most new versions of software, there are always simple things that might cause unnecessary pain. The main thing to point out is that if you upgrade your ESX or ESXi hosts to vSphere 4.1 first then you won’t be able to add them to vCenter 4.0.x or older so the best process would be to upgrade vCenter first to 4.1 as this... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2010

Voici les bonnes pratiques en terme de gestion du profil utilisateur (IPD)

Dans la série Solution Accelerators, Microsoft met à la disposition de ces partenaires en charge de la définition d’architecture une série de guide récapitulatif des bonnes pratiques et des points  clés de design à prendre en compte lors de vos conceptions d’infrastructure. Disponible en anglais uniquement à cette adresse : http://www.microsoft.com/ipd , ces guides « Infrastructure Planning and Design » (IPD) couvrent  les thèmes suivants : Active Directory Certificate Services Active Directory Domain Services ... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2010

Download - Best Practice Analyzers For Forefront TMG And UAG…

Microsoft has released Best Practice Analyzers for Forefront TMG and UAG, in a time where companies have started moving to Exchange 2010 and upgrading ISA. The Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Best Practices Analyzer Tool is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their Forefront TMG computers and to diagnose current problems. The tool scans the configuration settings of the local Forefront TMG computer and reports issues that do not conform to the recommended best practices. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server 2008 R2 File Services available for download

Quick blog post to let you know that information about the Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) for Windows Server 2008 R2 File Services has been published.It includes several rules for the configuration, operation, performance and security of the SMB, NFS, DFS-N, DFS-R and FSRM. Get detailed documentation at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff633443(WS.10).aspx Download the BPA directly from Windows Update or from the Download Center... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2010

Exchange 2010 Best Practices From Quest…

I came across a whitepaper from Quest describing the best practices for migrating to and managing Exchange 2010. The document covers the following topics: Exchange Server 2010: what's new Best practices: planning and preparing for your migration Planning and preparing your migration with Quest tools Migrating to Exchange 2010 with native tools Migrating to Exchange 2010 with Quest tools Best practices for managing Exchange Server 2010 Download it from here ... [Lire la suite]
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