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Introduction So you want to upgrade your vSphere environment to vSphere 6? Good call, because vSphere 6 has a lot improvements and enhancements compared to vSphere 5. Keep in mind that vSphere 6 has some architectural changes that need to be considered during the design and deployment phase. This particular article will not address the […]

vSphere 6: Migrate vSphere Replicated VM’s


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Keeping the VMware tools up2date in a virtual environment can be quite time consuming. Especially in large enterprise environments. It is also a VMware best practice to keep the VMware tools, running inside the Virtual Machine, on the same version level as the servicing ESXi host (excluding 3rd-party/Independent). Various methods to update the VMware tools can […]

A Few Ways to Update VMware Tools


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Introduction Virtualization gives us the benefit to better utilize hardware resources. In the past applications only used a small piece of hardware resources. Applying a hypervisor on top of the hardware enabled us to run multiple applications/servers on the same piece of hardware therefore better utilizing the hardware. However there are applications demanding huge amounts […]

SR-IOV How To (Updated)



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Before you upgrade to vSphere 5.5 some research, familiarizing and testing has to be done first. I hope you all skipped vSphere 5.1, it introduced a new Single Sign-On feature that contained bugs and clearly needed some more developing by VMware. Next came vSphere 5.5 were Single Sign-On was improved a lot. Upgrading or installing […]

Upgrade to vSphere 5.5