If you or your company own a NetApp Storage System, you can access and download the NetApp Simulator – it’s basically a NetApp filer in a Virtual Machine. Very cool; and great for learning and experimenting in a Lab.
Why increase the disk size?
The Simulator, by default, presents you with 28 x 1GB disks, giving you … Read more »
This article covers the steps required to install VMware ESXi 5.5 on the Gigabyte Brix, and a few other systems that use non-supported NICs that worked in ESXi 5.1.
Yet another “not entirely obvious” VMware thing 🙂
If you want to use the VMware vCenter Converter from within the vSphere Client you need to:
Install vCenter Converter on the vSphere vCenter Server (It’s an option on the vSphere vCenter installer)
Now log onto your vSphere Client and go to:
Plugins > Manage Plugins > Install vCenter Converter Client
Once … Read more »
Paul Maritz, VMware’s CEO, has posted an explanation of the time-bomb “incident” that occurred yesterday.
It’s a sincere post, explaining what happened, why, and how VMware intend to improve their QA processes and regain customer confidence.
As someone who’s VMware fan-boyism has been tarnished by this incident, I’ll be interested to see how they’re going to go … Read more »
If you find you can’t Power On a virtual machine on ESX 3.5, and you’re seeing this in your error logs:
Message from esxserver.yourdomain.com: This product has expired. Be sure that your host machine’s date and time are set correctly. There is a more recent version available at the VMware Web site: “http://www.vmware.com/info?id=4”.
Then you can find … Read more »