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June, 2015

  • 8 June

    VMRC – Standalone VMware Remote Console

    VMware Remote console

    Due to NPAPI (Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface) deprecation on all the modern browsers , VMware need to find the alternate solution to use the vSphere Web-client for launching the VM console, upload & download the files from datastore and use of windows authentication on the browser(To use windows login in browser). According to the Google announcement, NAAPI will be permanently disabled …

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  • 7 June

    Unable to upload files using vSphere Web client

    chrome & IE

    I have been scratching my head from yesterday to upload the ISO files to VMware vSphere ESXi datastore using vSphere web-client 5.x/6.x(it worked earlier and suddenly stopped working). The web-client shows that , we need to install “vSphere client integration plugin”  to upload the files, launch VM console and deploy the OVA. But in Laptop , I can see that …

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  • 4 June

    Vblock – converged infrastructure solutions

    Reduancy of SAN and IP network

    What is Converged infrastructure systems ?  It is nothing but  merging all the infrastructure in to one box. Converged infrastructure systems normally comes as bundle,  with servers, storage, network switches  and required software to manage infrastructure, orchestration and automation.  These are well tested machines and works great with . Converged infrastructure  systems are slowly getting to the market to reduce the implementation and operational …

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May, 2015

  • 27 May

    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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  • 26 May

    How to Rebuild Hardware RAID from OS level ?

    RAID Logo

    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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  • 25 May

    How to Deploy VMware VCSA 6.0 on ESXi Directly ?

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    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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  • 13 May

    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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  • 11 May

    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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