Post Tagged with: "ESXi"

How to fix “System logging is not configured on host” warning message

How to fix “System logging is not configured on host” warning message

When deploying new standalone host within vCenter or in a cluster, VMware vSphere gives you a warning message about system logging not configured on the host. The syslog service (vmsyslogd) logs messages from the host and its components to log files on a syslog server (most likely vCenter server in this case). In this how […]

Backup and Restore VMware ESXi host configuration

Backup and Restore VMware ESXi host configuration

So, how do you backup and restore ESXi host configuration? Having a backup plan for your virtual machines is important but you can enhance resiliency of your virtual environment if the backup plan includes configuration of the actual ESXi host running the virtual machines. If a host crashes, it is matter of running a command […]

Array Unveils New Virtualized App Delivery Appliances and Software Delivery Controllers

Array Unveils New Virtualized App Delivery Appliances and Software Delivery Controllers

Array Networks Inc., a global leader in application delivery networking, today announced the immediate availability of its new APV 800 Series multi-tenant virtualized application delivery appliances and vAPV soft-ADCs. Powered by Array’s award-winning 64-bit SpeedCore™ platform, these new products give enterprises and service providers the ability to run multiple instances of Array APV Series application […]

Teradici APEX 2800 Server Offload Card Now Supporting VMware View 5.0 on ESXi 5.0

Teradici APEX 2800 Server Offload Card Now Supporting VMware View 5.0 on ESXi 5.0

Teradici, the developer of the innovative PC-over-IP® (PCoIP®) protocol that enables a true PC experience for desktop virtualization, today announced the compatibility of its Teradici APEX 2800 server offload card for VMware View deployments on ESXi 5.0 vSphere Server. VMware ESXi 5.0 combined with View 5.0 improves VDI user experience through a brand new virtual […]

How to enable iSCSI and Jumbo Frames on VMware ESX/ESXi

How to enable iSCSI and Jumbo Frames on VMware ESX/ESXi

I am redoing my lab at home (more on that in coming weeks) and wanted to test out jumbo frames support in vmware esxi with my iSCSI NAS device. This article by vmware provides information related to setting up a NAS (Network Attached Storage) and an iSCSI environment with Jumbo Frames. Note: Jumbo Frames on […]

Next Generation PCI Express Z-Drive R5 Solid State Solution to Debut at Storage Visions 2012

Next Generation PCI Express Z-Drive R5 Solid State Solution to Debut at Storage Visions 2012

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, and Marvell, a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today unveiled the industry’s fastest and most versatile PCI Express (PCIe) storage system, the Z-Drive R5. The increased performance, reliability, and endurance of the Z-Drive R5 is designed to […]

Compact Tower Server by NextComputing Provides High Performance in a Small Package

Compact Tower Server by NextComputing Provides High Performance in a Small Package

NextComputing, manufacturer of small form-factor servers and workstations, announces the Nucleus Server, the newest member of its Nucleus family of compact computers. The Nucleus Server is a small pedestal server optimized for full-scale server deployments that require a mix of virtualization, high-speed networking, and enterprise-level storage. Unlike traditional servers, the Nucleus Server takes up only […]

VMware vSphere ESXi Migration Flowchart

VMware vSphere ESXi Migration Flowchart

With release of vSphere ESXi 5, its end of the road for ESX hypervisor (last version was 4.1 for ESX). Follow link below for ESXi migration flowchart. Rick Vanover lists precise details about ESX migration to ESXi and what steps to take for a proper migration. Be sure to download the zip file below and […]