One of the biggest advantages of virtualization technology is possibility to overcommit your host’s resources – there’s really small chance of a VM using it’s all assigned CPU / RAM for 24/7 and that’s why we want to place a higher number of VMs on a single host to utilize it’s physical resources in a […]
We can enable SSH & ESXi Shell using GUI or DCUI, but this time I want to show you easier way. Especially if you need to do so for more than single host. First thing we need to do is to connect to vcenter and select host that we want to operate on:
# Connect to vCenter instance
Connect-VIServer vCenterServer -user firstname.lastname@example.org -pass Pa$$w0rd
# Select host that you want to work on
$vmhost = "hostname.local"
For a long time I was using 1gbps uplinks configured in LACP with IP Hash policy to access my datastores laying on NetApp storage array – and it worked just fine (at least, as expected for 1gbps connection). But finally time has come and I was able to switch my infrastructure to 10gbps connection. Topology […]
I don’t know if you’ve ever used HP customized ESXi installation ISO, but if you never had, I strongly recommend using it. Not only for HP ESXi utilities but also for other things like HP drivers which are included in it. Anyway. In this article I wanted to give you a brief information about tools […]