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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 […]

Using the VMware vCenter Database Pre-Upgrade Checker

Using the VMware vCenter Database Pre-Upgrade Checker

Before you upgrade vCenter Server, you can run the VMware vCenter Database Pre-Upgrade Checker on your current vCenter Server database to reveal problems that could prevent the upgrade or affect the performance of your database after the upgrade. You can use the Pre-Upgrade Checker for the following upgrades: On a VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 6 or […]

Voice Over IP (VoIP) Performance Evaluation on VMware vSphere 5

Voice Over IP (VoIP) Performance Evaluation on VMware vSphere 5

The majority of business-critical applications such as Web applications, database servers, and enterprise messaging systems have been successfully virtualized, proving the benefits of virtualization for reducing cost and streamlining IT management. However, the adoption of virtualization in the area of latency-sensitive applications has been slow partly due to unsubstantiated performance concerns. By taking VoIP service […]

Burris Logistics Standardizes on EMC for its VMware Virtualized IT Environment

Burris Logistics Standardizes on EMC for its VMware Virtualized IT Environment

EMC Corporation today announced that Burris Logistics, a Delaware-based specialist in refrigerated and frozen food distribution, has standardized its information infrastructure on EMC–selecting EMC® Symmetrix VMAX® and EMC unified storage–over NetApp and IBM, for its exceptional reliability, performance and value. Its EMC infrastructure has enabled Burris to easily virtualize 80% of its IT infrastructure with […]

WatchGuard Enhances Security for Virtualized and Cloud Infrastructures

WatchGuard Enhances Security for Virtualized and Cloud Infrastructures

WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in business security solutions, today announced the beta version of its leading next-generation security UTM product as a virtual appliance named XTMv. The new WatchGuard XTMv series of virtual firewalls provides unparalleled network security and advanced protection of applications and data. “The powerful firewall, integrated threat management and application control, […]

Site Recovery Manager 5 and VMware vSphere Replication (BCO3324)

Site Recovery Manager 5 and VMware vSphere Replication (BCO3324)

Site Recovery Manager 5 and VMware vSphere Replication (BCO3324)

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5 and VMware vSphere Replication ensure the sim…

Invalid configuration for device 4 Error When Cloning or vMotion a Virtual Machine

Invalid configuration for device 4 Error When Cloning or vMotion a Virtual Machine

When performing vMotion on a Virtual Machine (VM) or a template on vDS (virtual distributed switch) configuration, you may come across this error: Invalid configuration for Device ’4′ I experienced this error in my lab over the weekend and removing the VM from the vDS portgroup fixed the issue. According to VMware, the cause of […]

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 […]