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CLOUD WAR – Openstack vs VMware vSphere vs Amazon AWS

Cloud War or Data-center war ? There is a healthy competition out in the market to reduce the overall operating cost on IT.  Companies are benefited with the cloud revolution, Virtualization and automation. Most of the organisations are moving towards asset free to reduce their additional investments on IT equipment. But all the organizations can’t just follow the same strategy since …

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How to break GRUB / Recover Root password on VCSA 6.0 ?

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This article will provide the step by step screenshot to recover the VCSA 6.0’s  root password and breaking the GRUB password. VMware vCenter Appliance(VCSA) is a pre-configured Linux VM based on SUSE Linux. If you forget the root password of the appliance, you need to recover the root password like other Linux Operating systems. Recovering root password is very simple …

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What’s New – VMware Integrated Openstack 2.0

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The VMware’s global conference for virtualization and cloud computing “VMworld 2015” is completed  in San Francisco today. In that conference , they have announced the most important  release for “VMware integrated Openstack 2.0 (VIO 2.0)”.  The first VMware integrated  openstack (VIO) released in 2014. Since then VMware aggressively doing more enhancement on the Openstack part. VIO 2.0 has major updates with lot …

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How to Map the VMware virtual Disks for Linux VM ?

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Most of the VMware virtual machines are configured with few virtual disks with different size according to  the project requirement. When it comes to the Linux VM , there will be a dedicated disk for the root filesystem and other disks are used for application/data. So whenever there is request for resizing the existing drive , it is very easy to figure-out …

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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 ?

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 ?

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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How to install VMware vSphere 6.0 ESXi

In this article , we will see the installation of vSphere 6.0 VMware ESXi . There are multiple ways to install the ESXi. If you are planning to install less than 10 ESXi hosts, you can prefer the  typical interactive installation method. In this method, we need to boot the physical X86 server using the ESXi installer DVD and respond …

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VMware vSphere 6.0 vs vSphere 5.x – Difference

In March 2015, VMware has released the much-awaited VMware vSphere 6.0 .  Is it completely different from the previous VMware releases vSphere 5.5 and vSphere 5.1 ? No.  The most of the features are remains same but there are lot of enhancement made on the existing features. For an example, VMware has brought lot improvements on the VM Fault tolerance in vSphere 6.0. …

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How to download support bundle from VCSA vCenter 6.0 ?

This article is going to demonstrate that how to download the support bundle from VMware vCSA 6.0. If you raise the support case with VMware for vSphere environment , they will ask you to provide the support bundle of vCenter server in the first shot.  The support bundle normally includes the ESXi hosts configurations,  vCenter server configurations , logs and other diagnostic information. 1. …

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