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How to convert controller disk naming to SSD on Solaris ?

Disk mapping

Have you ever been analysed the SAR(System activity reporter) reports on Solaris server for the disk performance issues  ?  If you would have done that , you might noticed that all the disks & LUN’s will be shown as “ssdXXX” names instead of  cXtXdXs2. If you run “iostat” command without “n” option,  you can see that LUNS/Disks will be displaying with ...

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How to Rebuild Hardware RAID from OS level ?


How to rebuild the hardware RAID from the operating system ? Is it possible ? Yes .  Using the MegaCLI or LSIutil , we can re-build the hardware RAID for Non-OS disks from the OS.  In my case , We have lost the one of the HDD which was part of RAID 0 . It contains the non-critical data and we ...

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How to Deploy VMware VCSA 6.0 on ESXi Directly ?


Prior to the VMware vSphere 6.0 , You will be directly getting the vCenter Appliance’s OVA file from VMware. Using OVA file, you can directly import  as a VM in the vCenter server or ESXi host using vSphere client. It can also be done by using the “Deploy the OVF template” option by right clicking  on the Datacenter or the ESXi host ...

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How to deploy VCSA 6.0 on VMware workstation ?

Logo - VCSA 6.0

VMware VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance) 6.0 has eliminated the previous releases limitations and issues. Now VCSA 6.0 is able to provide the all the features what the Windows vCenter servers is providing currently. In other words , there is no difference between Windows vCenter and VCSA. So it s up to the customer to choose what they need on their ...

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How to Configure the networking on VMware ESXi 6.0 ?

VMware vSphere 6.0 - Post Installation

Once you have installed the VMware ESXi 6.0 using the interactive installer , You need to configure the network and set the hostname. By default, it takes the IP from DHCP and it sets the hostname as “localhost”. In this article ,we will see the post installation of VMware ESXi 6.0.  In the Enterprise setup, ESXi hosts will be managed ...

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