13 novembre 2011

Resolved: Slow booting of ESXi 5.0 when iSCSI is configured

y colleague Cormac posted an article about this already, but I figured it was important enough to rehash some of content. As many of you have experienced there was an issue with ESXi 5.0 in iSCSI environments. Booting would take a fair amount of time due to the increase of the amount of retries in the case creating a connection to the array would fail. This is what the log file would typically look like:iscsid: cannot make a connection to 192.168.1.20:3260 (101,Network is unreachable)iscsid: Notice: Reclaimed Channel (H34... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2011

Mailbox Moves From Legacy Exchange To 2010 SP1 Is Very Slow…

 was running mailbox moves from Exchange 2003 SP2 to Exchange 2010 SP1 servers and noticed that the process was taking much longer than previous migrations. I have migrated from legacy Exchange to 2010 RTM and the time taken was much lesser. Looking more into it, I found that only 2 mailboxes are moved simultaneously to a 2010 SP1 database, though there were hundreds of mailbox move requests queued. This happens because of a change that has been made in 2010 SP1 to the Mailbox Replication Service (MRS) configuration file in the... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2011

Slow mouse performance on Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine

I wanted to migrate the lab to Windows Server 2008 R2 and found some problems with the video drivers provided with vSphere 4.0. After a quick search at http://kb.vmware.com I found the following KB article: KB1011709. This article mentioned the new WDDM driver:Troubleshooting SVGA drivers installed with VMware Tools on Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 running on ESX 4.0 Details •  You receive a black screen on the virtual machine when using Windows 7 or    Windows 2008 R2 as a guest operating system on ESX... [Lire la suite]
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