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June, 2015

  • 18 June

    How to Generate and Measure IOPS in VMware Guest ?

    Are you a system architect ? Are you planning to convert the physical servers to VM ?  If yes, perform the IOPS test on the physical machines prior to migrating it to VM. If you have test virtual machine in the targeted  VMware infrastructure, perform the similar IOPS test to compare the results. If the results are almost same or …

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  • 14 June

    How to Connect vBenchmark to vCenter Server ?

    Once you have deployed the vBenchmark appliance , you can access the web portal using the vBenchmark IP address which is configured automatically (DHCP) while deploying it.(You can find the IP address of the appliance in the VM console).  In vBenchmark webpage, you need to enter the VMware vCenter IP address/Hostname and credentials to generate the benchmark reports. Your vCenter server may …

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  • 13 June

    How to Deploy vBenchmark on VMware vSphere ?

    vBenchmark is an appliance which provides the web interface to measure the performance of your VMware virtual infrastructure. It helps to identify the efficient resource utilization on your VMware environment. It  will also show you averages across your environment, such as the average configured amount of RAM/CPU per VM or GB of storage consumed. By reading your environment, it shows the calculation that how much time require …

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  • 8 June

    VMRC – Standalone 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

    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

    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 ?

    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 ?

    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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