11
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3answers
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Combined vMotion and SvMotion via the vSphere Command-Line interface

Since vSphere 5.x we can now request a combined vMotion and Storage vMotion at the same time via the Web Client - but can it be done via the CLI (not PowerCLI)? I've read the documentation for 5.1 ...
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1answer
154 views

What time of virtual machine when using VMotion from host to another host?

Nomarlly, virtual machine get time from host, but when vsphere using VMotion to change virtual machine to new host. What's time of virtual machine when it in new host ? Old host time ? new host time ? ...
2
votes
1answer
107 views

Does a VM maintain its vmid when moved from one vSphere cluster to another?

When vMotioning a VM from one vSphere cluster to another (managed by the same vCenter, if it matters), does the vmid stay the same?
1
vote
1answer
450 views

Blade communication within virtual connect domain without leaving enclosure

I have a HP C3000 blade enclosure, some blades and a flex-10 interconnect module, running ESXi 4.1. I'd like to have networking between the blades, and was wondering if the interconnect module can ...
1
vote
2answers
442 views

VMware vsphere essentials plus network cabling

I'm not sure how many NICs I need to use to have vmotion support with my SAN. See the link for a picture, it's laughably crude. Sketch
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2answers
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Virtual NIC on VM couldn't ping externally after Vmotion

Today I vmotioned 5 MS SQL 2005 servers over to a new DRS Cluster. All SQL servers use the "Production_LAN" network and a single virtual NIC of type "VMXNET 3". The first 4 SQL VM (Windows 2003 ...