Tag Archives: vSphere

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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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 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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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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Virtual Test Lab With VMWare, Cisco and Microsoft

In the past few days I had to prepare the virtual lab for two pilot projects. First one is upgrade System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and second is implementation of EMC RSA SecurID Authentication Server.  Because some cute things needed … Continue reading

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