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The VMware compatibility guide includes a comprehensive storage section that lists the supported storage solutions and provides details on what features are available for each listing. You can also filter the search results by the features. After locating a listing you can drill-down into it to see the details. You should be looking for arrays that support ...


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Solution: I changed /etc/redhat-release to a vSphere recognized value of "Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo)", and I can now deploy a VM from my CentOS7 template with customizations applied just fine. Background: After creating and deploying a new Oracle Linux 7 (OEL7) template using the same method as above for CentOS 7 and having it WORK, ...


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Windows server downtime for updates is inevitable. Service downtime is avoidable, however. The key is to realize that downtime needs to be measured by service availability, not the status of individual servers. For your SQL Server instance, your best bet is to implement some form of multi-server instancing. One technique that Microsoft allows in SQL Server ...


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I suspect an I/O issue. Can you detail the hardware and storage being used? Also provide the ESXi version and build number. Often times, you'll see this happen if the storage used by ESXi becomes unavailable. Remember that the networking stack and SSH daemon are running in RAM. But entering a password requires a read from disk. You likely won't see logging ...


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Yes. vStorage APIs for Array Integration http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1021976 Check the HCL for Storage. OmniOS isn't a listed partner. NetApp is.


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I don't know if this is possible in VSphere, but maybe the split screen functionality of screen or tmux will help you with this.


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Please use a dedicated firewall device. A Cisco ASA 5505 firewall is a good option. There are many questions about using a virtualized firewall in ESXi to bridge external and internal connectivity. People should not do this.


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I didn't have a look at VMRC yet and I'm no PowerCLI expert, but it looks like you can open a console like this: C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Remote Console\vmrc.exe vmrc://[USERNAME]@[VC]/?moid=[VM-MOREF-ID] or C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Remote Console\vmrc.exe vmrc://clone:[VC-TICKET]@[VC]/?moid=[VM-MOREF-ID] source You should be ...


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As @Mfinni said, check VMware's Hardware Compatability List for a comprehensive list of supported storage devices. The NetApp offers several features that are not available on a generic ZFS-based NAS, particularly with Backups, storage provisioning and the 50% Virtualization guarantee. ...


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Do you mean can you have two vsphere client/web-clients viewing the same console/frame-buffer at the same time? if then yes, just open them up, you can have 8 in fact. The only downside is that it does moan about it with a message at the top of each screen if two or more sessions are active.


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Vmware tools are actually a very important part of the VMware software packet. They contain the device drivers, and act as an API to the host for the ESXI. Upgrading them is a big part of maintaining stability and performance of your vSphere environment. A full list of features the vmware tools provide should be able to demonstrate quite quickly that they ...


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Please use this procudure Migrating service console or VMkernel port from standard switches to VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (1010614) http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1010614



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