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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 […]

Turn off Network redundancy message when configuring VMware HA/DRS

Turn off Network redundancy message when configuring VMware HA/DRS

In my lab, when configuring VMware vSphere 5 HA/DRS in vCenter Server, you see the message under the “summary” tab in vSphere Client: Configuration issues: This host currently has no management network redundancy This message appears if VMKernel port does not have network redundancy configured at all or not configured properly. Normally, in production environment, […]

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 […]

Hortonworks Delivers Proven High-Availability Solution for Apache Hadoop

Hortonworks Delivers Proven High-Availability Solution for Apache Hadoop

Hortonworks, a leading commercial vendor promoting the innovation, development and support of Apache Hadoop, today announced the availability of an enterprise-proven, high-availability (HA) solution for Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 1.0 that empowers operations teams deploying Hadoop on VMware vSphere® with an HA solution that is proven and readily available in the enterprise. Hortonworks and VMware […]

DataCore Integrates Storage Hypervisor Management with VMware vCenter

DataCore Integrates Storage Hypervisor Management with VMware vCenter

DataCore Software today announced that it has released new plug-in software to integrate the powerful enterprise-wide storage management capabilities of DataCore’s SANsymphony™-V Storage Hypervisor with VMware vCenter™ Server. The management plug-in software is available immediately for download to all SANsymphony-V customers. VMware vCenter is the de facto standard for managing VMware virtual infrastructures and the […]

VMware vCenter 5 Installation Fails / Error code 1603

VMware vCenter 5 Installation Fails / Error code 1603

In preparation for VCP-510 exam since I passed VCP4 couple of days ago, I am in process of upgrading my vsphere 4.1 home lab to vSphere 5.0 and started upgrading vCenter yesterday. Apparently, during the initial installation, as vCenter 5 install is about to complete, it gave me an error: Installation Completed The Wizard was […]

F5 Enhances VDI offerings from Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft

F5 Enhances VDI offerings from Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced support for leading virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions, including Citrix XenDesktop, VMware View, Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and others. For customers using VDI technologies, F5 offers a unified and comprehensive approach to manage and accelerate network traffic, optimize performance, and centralize […]