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FC HBAs will auto-negotiate down 3 steps, so a 16Gb port can talk to another 16, an 8, or a 4. An 8Gb links can talk to another 8, a 4, or a 2. If you haven't changed anything on the switch, this should just work when you plug it in the first time. If it doesn't, you might need to log into the switch and fiddle with port settings. The Brocade command you'd ...


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No, this is not a good idea. If you want to run VMware and have RAID protection, you need a supported hardware RAID solution. Please see: Software RAID underneath ESXi datastore


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I have found the VMware document 1027410, titled vCenter Server incorrectly displays the amount of licenses in use by ESX hosts. And also found a web page where that VMware procedure is applied I have followed the steps from 1 to 10 and I have found some host IDs in the ADAM database which are duplicated IDs, according to the step 11. The next move is to ...


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Install a monitoring suite of your choice inside of the virtual machines. If you don't have the insight at the VMware vCenter level, this is going to be your best option.


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Caveat: I don't think a distributed switch or LACP belong here. And this definitely doesn't sound like an environment with VMware Enterprise licensing... But use the network migration tool in VMware. This is fully-documented and a supported means of migrating virtual and physical adapters from Standard vSwitches to vDS.


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I don't follow your question very well, but I will make a suggestion all the same. If VC looses network connection during a network reconfig, the change is automatically reverted (sometimes), even if it is only for a moment. I would suggest putting your VCSA onto a temporary second network (so you have two routes), this way you can stop using the primary ...


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"COMPARE AND WRITE" opcode usually means that your writing queue is continuously growing because of low disk write performance. The reason for such behavior may be a very highly loaded OS (Synology DSM) or faulty disk drive assuming that network connection from your ESX host to NAS is OK. First of all check CPU/RAM usage on your Synology box. Also check the ...


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See: Should VMware HA Admission Control be enabled for small (2/3-host) clusters? Don't enable admission control for a 2-host environment. Unless you're dealing with well-calculated or custom slot sizes or VMs or resource pools with reservations, there's no benefit to doing this.


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In Windows Server 2008 R2, Cluster Shared Volumes were only supported for Hyper-V workloads; in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, CSV support has been extended to several other clustered roles. This applies to the servers which are actually sharing the volume(s), not to the hypervisor on which they are running (if any). What this means is: ...


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At this time there is no auto-reconnect feature for the USB devices. My suggestion if you're concerned about shutting down VMs within VMware is that you would look into the powerchute software that either connects over the network to each computer individually or use the integration of the UPS with the VMware servers themselves and set up alarms/actions to ...


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I was able to get this to persist through a reboot & usb disconnect/reconnect. I had to edit the VMs .vmx & change usb.autoConnect.device0 to autoclean:0. Referenced this VMware KB. As long as I insert the USB plugs back into the same USB slot it works.


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The VSphere ESXi installation is tiny (<8GB), you'll be wasting a huge amount of space putting it on it's own RAID 1. Go with option 1.


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I managed to get a successful answer on the Google Group for Ansible. The resolution was to explicitly say "no" to sudo as well as turn off gathering facts. --- - hosts: vhosts gather_facts: false sudo: no remote_user: root Thanks to user Brian Coca at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ansible-project/7KybtGyckHk


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For your actual problem: Format your USB with MBR and not GPT partitions. That will fix this issue... Hit Shift-O during installation and add formatwithmbr: My rant... See: HP Proliant Microserver Gen8: OS on a Micro SD or USB drive a good idea? Something many people don't understand about HP ProLiant servers is that HP Smart Array controllers are ...



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