Interfaces/Uplinks for ESXi/Edge – Part 3

In these three parts, I will speak about the configuration of the interfaces and uplinks respectively for physical ESXi and Edge VM. Part 1: ESXi interfaces Part 2: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with one uplink North-South (physical world) Part 3: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with redundant uplinks North-South (physical world) Since … Read more Interfaces/Uplinks for ESXi/Edge – Part 3

Interfaces/Uplinks for ESXi/Edge – Part 2

In these three parts, I will speak about the configuration of the interfaces and uplinks respectively for physical ESXi and Edge VM. Part 1: ESXi interfaces Part 2: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with one uplink North-South (physical world) Part 3: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with redundant uplinks North-South (physical world) Since … Read more Interfaces/Uplinks for ESXi/Edge – Part 2

Interfaces/Uplinks for ESXi/Edge – Part 1

In these three parts, I will speak about the configuration of the interfaces and uplinks respectively for physical ESXi and Edge VM. Part 1: ESXi interfaces Part 2: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with one uplink North-South (physical world) Part 3: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with redundant uplinks North-South (physical world) ESXi … Read more Interfaces/Uplinks for ESXi/Edge – Part 1

Issue with logs of the embedded vRO when upgraded vRA 7.5 to 7.6

I did a successful manual upgrade (not using vRealize Lifecycle Manager -> article will follow) I noticed that I wasn’t able to get the logs of the embedded vRO workflows. It was a quite annoying, no way to debug failings workflows and so on. After a quick search over Internet I found the following KB … Read more Issue with logs of the embedded vRO when upgraded vRA 7.5 to 7.6

Cloning Datacenters between 2 vCenters with PowerCli, including permissions and many more

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Usually when updating your vCenter infrastructure you perform upgrade in place. But you can also opting for a migration from your actual vCenter to a freshly installed one. One “good” reason for going to migration is changing the type of underling Database used by vCenter. I had to “get … Read more Cloning Datacenters between 2 vCenters with PowerCli, including permissions and many more

Adding/Removing Virtual Machines’ PortGroups for Standard Switch at cluster level with PowerCLI

Starting with vSphere 4, a nice network enhancement has been brought: Virtual Distributed Switchs (vDS) Except for the specifics features bound to the vDS, it is nice to set only one time a new VMs’ PortGroup for an entire group of hosts. Of course you have pro and cons between vDS and Standard Switchs. For … Read more Adding/Removing Virtual Machines’ PortGroups for Standard Switch at cluster level with PowerCLI

Disabling Enabling VAAI on vSphere with PowerCLI

vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) is a very nice feature, offloading hosts for several storage operations. Honestly I did test these features and was highly impressed by the results. Here a small example of a sVmotion for a VM having a vmdk of 35GB Lazy Zeroed: No VAAI it took 02:50 to complete and … Read more Disabling Enabling VAAI on vSphere with PowerCLI

vmware KB 2014323 PowerCLI to set qla2xxx option at cluster level

I’ve been facing very recently a naughty issue when I updated my vSphere 4.1u2 FCoE hosts to vSphere 5.0u1. Right after the migration to vSphere 5, majors’ performance issues appeared with the underling storage. I was facing read/write latencies of several thousand milliseconds which lead to dead path detection and of course I/O problem within … Read more vmware KB 2014323 PowerCLI to set qla2xxx option at cluster level