Monthly Archives: November 2017

vCD Extender – Warm Migration Setup – 2 of 2

This post originally appeared on Clouds, etc. by Daniel Paluszek. Read Continuation of vCD Extender – Warm Migration Setup – 1 of 2 3. Configure L2 Appliance configuration inside of tenant Extender Appliance Alright, now we are ready to set up the DC Extension on the tenant side. First, we need to tell the tenant Extender appliance where

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Using HA VM Component Protection in a mixed environment


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I have some customers who are running both traditional storage and vSAN in the same environment. As most of you are aware, vSAN and VMCP do not go together at this point. So what does that mean for traditional storage, as in with traditional storage for certain storage failure scenarios you can benefit from VMCP. […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 26th November 2017

VMware ESXi VM power on fails in certain (unidentified) conditions Date Published:2017/11/20 Virtual Machines with large disk size on ESXi 6.5 hosts might hang during I/O operations and keep issuing host based VSCSI resets Date Published:2017/11/20 VMware VSAN Performance Service – Verbose Mode in the vSAN health service Date Published:2017/11/20 VMware vRealize Automation Pre-requisites for […]

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vCD Extender – Warm Migration Setup – 1 of 2

This post originally appeared on Clouds, etc. by Daniel Paluszek.   Hey everybody! I appreciate all of the interest in vCloud Director Extender – today I will be walking through setting up vCD Extender for warm migrations. This is going to be a lengthy post, but very straightforward once you go through the steps.   First off,

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Sharing the #TechConfessions video


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At VMworld I sat down with Amy Lewis and had my Tech Confession. Where/When/How did I have my Software Defined  world. I would also highly recommend the tech confession by William Lam and Alan Renouf, both are very interesting. Make sure to follow the channel, and watch the other videos as well, I know there […]

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Cloud Providers: Protect and Migrate Workloads to Your Cloud With Confidence After You Join Our Nov. 28 and Dec. 4 Webinar

  Demand for Cloud Providers, and the capabilities they enable, are sky-high these days. One might even say they reach the clouds. The only way to stand out from the pack and maintain growth well into the future is to deliver great service now and maintain a superior reputation amongst customers.   That means nailing

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Isolation Address in a 2-node direct connect vSAN environment?


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As most of you know by now, when vSAN is enabled vSphere HA uses the vSAN network for heartbeating. I recently wrote an article about the isolation address and relationship with heartbeat datastores. In the comment section Johann asked what the settings should be for 2-Node Direct Connect with vSAN. A very valid question as […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 19th November 2017

VMware ESXi HPE SimpliVity Stretched Cluster Technical Overview 2017/11/14 Veritas InfoScale Enterprise 7.x in guest storage, high availability, and disaster recovery support (Partner Verified and Supported) 2017/11/15 VMware vCenter Server End of General Support for vSphere 5.5 2017/11/16 VMware SDDC Manager Bringup or Workload Domain operations fail in VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2 on backup or […]

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vRealize Operations Manager and Blue Medora for Cloud Service Providers

This blog originally appeared on VirtualNic, by Nic ODonovan.   Recently, VMware released vRealize Operations Manager (vROPs) version 6.6.  This release was another big step forward for vROPs, especially with the implementation of the HTML5 portal, along with several other enhancements, like the new dashboard layout.  Take a look at the release notes here.  

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A new update on VVols customer adoption

It’s been a while since I last reported on the customer telemetry data that we capture to track VVol adoption with 3PAR customers and wanted to provide an update. Before I share that I want to relay what I’ve seen and heard around VVols adoption in general. VVols adoption is trending upward, our data confirms …
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