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Fix Vmware ESXi vMotion Fails at 14% and error ESX hosts were not able to connect over the vMotion Network

Fix Vmware ESXi vMotion Fails at 14% and error ESX hosts were not able to connect over the vMotion Network

We recently deployed 5-6 new hosts in one of our production Vmware ESXi clusters in order to migrate VMs off older hosts and upgrade them. If you are attempting a vMotion migration between two ESX/ESXi hosts, and the vMotion task reaches 14%, then times out with this error message: The vMotion migrations failed because the […]

General Availability of VMware ESXi 5.1 Patch

General Availability of VMware ESXi 5.1 Patch

A new VMware ESX 5.1 Patch is available as of February 27, 2014. Issues resolved in this patch: ESXi host might lose network connectivity when the network heap memory, netGPheap, is exhausted, resulting from a known memory leak. In the vmkernel.log file you see entries similar to: “Heap: 2525: Heap netGPHeap already at its maximum […]

What’s new in VMware vSphere 5.5 Release

What’s new in VMware vSphere 5.5 Release

VMware vSphere® 5.5 introduces many new features and enhancements to further extend the core capabilities of the vSphere platform. This paper will discuss features and capabilities of the vSphere platform, including vSphere ESXi Hypervisor™, VMware vSphere High Availability (vSphere HA), virtual machines, VMware vCenter Server™, storage networking and vSphere Big Data Extensions. This paper is […]

PRIDE Enterprises Selects Proximal Data’s AutoCache to Improve VM application performance

PRIDE Enterprises Selects Proximal Data’s AutoCache to Improve VM application performance

Proximal Data, the leading provider of hypervisor I/O intelligence software solutions, today announced that PRIDE Enterprises, a nationally recognized training company, has selected Proximal Data’s AutoCache software to improve application responsiveness and performance in its virtualized environment. PRIDE was able to reduce the response time of user applications by 80 percent. AutoCache is a server-side […]

CloudPhysics helps IT avoid operational hazards with new analytics service for VMware workloads

CloudPhysics helps IT avoid operational hazards with new analytics service for VMware workloads

CloudPhysics, who provides intelligent IT operations management for virtualized workloads, today introduced its Knowledge Base Advisor, a proactive, early warning service for IT operators that identifies operational hazards impacting VMware workloads. By necessity the VMware vSphere operations stack contains multiple hardware and software vendors. IT teams cannot keep up with the fast-moving target of weekly […]

How to upgrade VMware VDS using vSphere Web Client 5.1

How to upgrade VMware VDS using vSphere Web Client 5.1

This how-to will go through steps on upgrading virtual Distributed Switch in VMware vSphere 5.1. I wanted to test and enable some of the new features in the new Vmware vSphere 5.1, particularly those related to VDS, such as LACP and Health check so decided to perform an upgrade on vDS in my home virtualization […]

How to create new VM in vSphere 5.1 Web Client

How to create new VM in vSphere 5.1 Web Client

In this how-to tutorial we will look at how deploy a new virtual machine (VM) using the new VMware vSphere 5.1 Web Client. The new vSphere 5.1 web client is web/browser based full featured, intuitive and provides all the features of the installable client. This is going to be one of the first how-to guides […]

VMware vSphere 5.1 Released, Ready for Download

VMware vSphere 5.1 Released, Ready for Download

VMware vSphere 5.1 is now released and available for download. Customers who have purchased VMware vSphere 5.1 can download their relevant installation package from the product download tab below. Looking to upgrade from vSphere 4 or Infrastructure 3? Visit the VMware vSphere Upgrade Center. Deploy vSphere 5.1 on the ESXi hypervisor architecture VMware vSphere 5.1 […]