November 20, 2018

Troubleshooting VCSA Partition getting full

This article is provided to assist in troubleshooting if any of the partition is full on the vCenter Server Appliance is getting full. The below is […]
April 8, 2018

Mastering vSphere 6.5 – vCenter Logs

In our previous post we discussed about the ESXi logs. Here we would be discussing about the vCenter Logs. The below list is the log structure […]
April 8, 2018

Mastering vSphere 6.5 – ESXi Logs

Here is the post which I thought of writing for my friends who are new to VMware and wanted to understand the ESXi logs. In this […]
March 24, 2018

VMware vSphere APIs explained – VAAI, VAIO, VASA, VAMP, VADP

In this post we will be discussing about the Storage APIs which are used by 3rd-party storage vendors which enhances vSphere features. There are various APIs […]
March 19, 2018

VMware Skyline – First Impression

VMware Skyline is a Proactive Support Technology that continuously collects diagnostic data which includes the configuration and performance data from your VMware environment and checks with […]
March 3, 2018

VMware VDP 6.x – Part 3 – Unregister VDP using MOB

As I mentioned in the earliest post, VMware VDP has come to an End of Availability and hence you wish to completely uninstall VMware VDP then […]
March 3, 2018

VMware VDP 6.x – Part 2 – Backup and Restore a VM

In our previous post we discussed about deploying the VMware VDP Appliance and configuring it with the vCenter Server. Here we would be discussing about Backing […]
March 3, 2018

VMware VDP 6.x – Part 1 – Install and Configure

vSphere Data Protection is a backup and recovery solution designed for vSphere environments. Here we would be discussing about deploying VMware VDP and how to backup […]
July 3, 2017

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 – Part 4 – Creating Sample Workflow

Once the process of registering vRealize Orchestrator in vCenter Server, open vCenter Server and click on vRealize Orchestrator. It will take you to the vRO Dashboard. […]
July 3, 2017

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 – Part 3 – Register vRealize Orchestrator

After the vRealize Orchestrator Server is rebooted, again open the URL https://<IP or FQDN of the Orchestrator Server>:8281/vco/ and Download Orchestrator Client Application. After the download is complete, […]
July 3, 2017

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 – Part 2 – Configure Orchestrator Server

We need to configure the vRealize Orchestrator Server. To do so, open your favorite browser and open the URL https://<IP or FQDN of the Orchestrator Server>:8281/vco/ […]
July 3, 2017

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 – Part 1 – Deploy OVF

The VMware vRealize Orchestrator is a free tool that helps in automating the vSphere functions. The vRealize Orchestrator is very helpful in creating simple, complex and […]
June 12, 2017

Downgrade ESXi Server after an Upgrade

Imagine you have upgraded your ESXi Server and it didn’t go as planned and hence you need to downgrade again to the previous version. This post […]
June 5, 2017

Configure Predictive DRS in vSphere 6.5

What is Predictive DRS? Predictive DRS is a new feature introduced in vSphere 6.5 which manages the load by predicting the workload based upon the utilization pattern. […]
May 29, 2017

Steps to add a Raw Device Mapping(RDM) to a Virtual Machine

A Raw Device Map(RDM) is used to directly present a LUN to a Virtual Machine from a SAN. Instead of provisioning the LUN to ESXi and […]