Hi, A lot has changed since I published my SRM failback post (https://itzikr.wordpress.com/2011/01/10/srm-automatic-failback-using-emc-symmetrix-vmax/) SRM 5 has finally been released and it now includes a built in failback, aka (ReProtect) so this post will try to capture some of the new SRM5 features and then an expansion of the (very soon to be released) the Symmetrix… Continue reading VMware SRM 5 with EMC Symmetrix – What’s New (Part 1)
Hi, So for those of you who haven't upgraded to vSphere 5 yet which is being supported by Powerpath/VE 5.7 and are still on vSphere 4.1, we have released an hot fix for PP/VE 5.4 SP2 known as "P01". PowerPath/VE 5.4 SP2 P01 PowerPath/VE 5.4 SP2 P01 has the following new features: ◆ Support… Continue reading Powerpath/VE 5.4 SP2 P01
Hi, Today, we will have a guest post by one of our best TC’s – Genady Paker We completed to work on a design of a small IT kit based on VMware ESXi Product and VNXe3300 storage system. Purpose of such kit is to be suitable for ROBO (Remote office, Branch office) offices with… Continue reading VNXe + ESXi = Small IT Kit
Hi, I just finished building my session scheduler, this one is mainly focused around the next wave Application development.. come and join me on Wednesday between 1:30-2:30 PM, session BCA1931 if you want to hear about some real world massive MS SharePoint 2010 deployment
Hi, We have just GA'd PowerPath/VE 5.7 Multipathing provides two main functions: 1.Dynamic and intelligent load balancing 2.Path failover and path recovery •PowerPath/VE load balancing offers automated configuration and optimization with intelligent routing to the best possible path for every I/O – •PowerPath/VE quickly, non-disruptively and automatically redirects I/O when a path failure occurs or… Continue reading PowerPath/VE 5.7 is now out!
Hi, During july a lot of people gathered somewhere in Boston to run a pretty interesting POC, it was about running a pretty heavy 2,000 users workload running in a XENDESKTOP 5 environment which is provided by a Vblock 300 series. while I already published some VNX results for CITRIX XENDESKTOP, I would like to… Continue reading CITRIX XENDESKTOP 5 POC On A Vblock 300-The Results are In!
Hi, with the new ESXi 5 comes a better DCUI, here’s are the new troubleshooting options: We have some new System Logs: 1. Syslog 2. VMkernel 3. config 4. Management Agent (VPXD) 5. Virtual Center Agent (VPXA) 6. VMware ESXi Observation log
In this example, I will be using SolarWinds TFTP, but really, it can be any TFTP server you are feeling comfortable working with.. File > Configure, Start The Service, point the root directory to the folder where you put the ESXi bundle. on the TFTP Server, open a vSphere client to the vCenter… Continue reading Configuring VMware vSphere Auto Deploy
Hi, after installing the vSphere Web Client, you will have to Register it with the vCenter 1. From the vSphere Client, start > All Programs > VMware > Vmware vSphere Web Client > vSphere Administration Application, accept the browser security issue (if appears) 2. Click Register vCenter server 3. In the vCenter Server URL field,… Continue reading Registering the vCenter Server to the vSphere Web Client
Hi, Thanks for voting for my VMworld 2011 session, I just got the exact dates and times in case you want to come, Scott S from VMware and myself are going to host it and I promise you it’s pretty deep… here’s the session abstract: SharePoint Server is a perfect candidate for virtualization. Physical implementations… Continue reading MY Joint VMworld 2011 session Schedule