vmware 2011 Mega Launch

It is 9am Pacific Time on Tuesday, July 12th 2011 and I sure hope you’re tuned into the vmware Mega Launch so greatly titled “Raising the Bar, Part V”. If you’re not watching the live broadcast, stop right here and tune into it by clicking this link, then come back and read this post.

Spoiler alert… reading beyond this point talks about amazing updates and new features from vmware!

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Created on July 12, 2011 by Rick Scherer

Posted under Cloud, Security, SRM, Storage, vCenter, VMware HA, vSphere.

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Random Reboots with VMware ESX 3.5 U3

This goes back to a posting on December 12th about VMware HA’s Virtual Machine Monitoring rebooting guests after a VMotion, which was originally brought up by Scott Lowe and Duncan Epping. Well, a reader on Scott’s site has been talking with him about this problem and even after disabling Virtual Machine Monitoring it hasn’t gone away.

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Created on December 23, 2008 by Rick Scherer

Posted under ESX 3.5 Tips, ESXi 3.5 Tips, VMware HA.

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Advanced Settings for VMware HA

After discussing the issue(s) about NFS.LockDisable and how those problems may be generated (ie: VMware HA initiation), a few comments came in about VMware HA and how the default settings may not fit their specific needs.

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Created on October 20, 2008 by Rick Scherer

Posted under ESX 3.5 Tips, ESXi 3.5 Tips, VMware, VMware HA.

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Common issues with NFS.LockDisable=1

After seeing a mention on Scott Lowe’s blog (blog.scottlowe.org) and on Storage Monkeys Blog (blogs.storagemonkeys.com) I’ve decided to discuss the issue(s) that I’ve came across in regards to disabling NFS Locking with the NFS.LockDisable=1 function.

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Created on October 18, 2008 by Rick Scherer

Posted under ESX 3.5 Tips, ESXi 3.5 Tips, NetApp, Storage, VMware, VMware HA.

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NFS Datastores and what was their BIG issue…

This all started back about a year ago when I decided to move my datastores from Fibre Channel to NFS. The data was already on a NetApp FAS960c so I was enjoying thin provisioning and snapshots…but I wanted more!

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Created on October 13, 2008 by Rick Scherer

Posted under ESX 3.5 Tips, ESXi 3.5 Tips, NetApp, Storage, VMware, VMware HA.

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