Tag Archives: VMWare

Setting up SLES Linux as a NFS server for vSphere 5.x Lab

In the VMware vSphere 5.1 lab on our laptops blog, we have used Linux SLES distro as our NFS server. In that blog I said it was easy to install and setup this Linux to be a NFS server for … Continue reading

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Connecting VMware Workstation and Cisco GNS3 Lab – Linux Edition

On August the 7th in 2013, we talked about connecting Cisco world made in GNS3 to another world, the VMware Workstation world. All on our laptops. We can recall this lab by clicking here. This way we could run Cisco … Continue reading

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What is going on with vSphere Web Client?

We all know that with version of 5.1 of vSphere, VMware introduced the new vSphere Web Client for managing our virtual datacenters. Personally, I like it. It takes some time to get used to it, but once we do, I … Continue reading

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Configuring SSO (Single Sign On) on VMware vSphere 5.1

Starting from version 5.1 of vSphere, VMware introduced the SSO – Single Sign On, a feature which allows us to log on once, and access many cloud components without need to log in all over again. Cute. The SSO database … Continue reading

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VMware vSphere Data Protection error E10055

When I tried to backup the virtual machine up using the “VMware VDP”, I receive this error: “VDP: Backup job failed to backup client. Execution error: E10055:Failed to attach disk.” Most of solutions I found on the web were dealing … Continue reading

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VMware vSphere 5.1 lab on our laptops

Let’s say we want to learn a VMware vSphere products, such as ESXi server, vCenter server, HA, vMotion, FT, … We could do that with two physical servers on which we would install ESXi hypervisor, but we don’t have servers … Continue reading

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Manual installation of Cisco Nexus1KV VEM module

Some moons ago, we talked about Cisco Nexus1KV switch and how to install it in our virtual infrastructure. You can refresh your memory by clicking here. We saw how to use the VUM (VMware vSphere Update Manager) to install our … Continue reading

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Installing Cisco ACS 5.x

In this blog we will see how to install Cisco ACS 5.x. We already know what it is and why we are using it for. After this installation blog, we will deal with its configuration in following blogs. We can … Continue reading

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VMWare vSphere Distributed Switch – Cisco Nexus 1000V

Last time we talked about one type of vDS, a VMWare vDS. We saw why would we use vDS instead of vSS and how to install a vDS and migrate our VMs. This time we will talk about another version … Continue reading

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VMWare vSphere Distributed Switch – vDS

I guess we are all familiar with the concept of virtualization. Now days we virtualize virtually anything : servers, desktops, network, storage, … As a one friend of mine said “I have just virtualized a virtual machine inside of yet … Continue reading

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