vMotion Limits on Simultaneous Migrations

With vSphere 6.x VMware enhanced vmotion features which we discussed on the post and it really help full in virtual Infrastructure  . But vCenter Server places limits on the number of simultaneous migration and provisioning. This is occurring on operations on each host, network, and datastore. Operations like migration with vMotion or cloning a virtual machine, […]

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VMware vMotion in vSphere 6.5

We have already discussed about vmotion previous post and here we will learn more about different versions of vMotions. vMotion of virtual machine host to host When you migrate virtual machines with vMotion and choose to change only the host, the entire state of the virtual machine is moved to the new host. First it copies […]

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How to reset root password of vCenter Server 6.5 – VCSA

There might a situation when you can’t login into a vCenter system anymore because you either don’t know the root password anymore or the system is not able to log you in.The can happen if the root mountpoint of the VCSA 6.5 appliance filled up or forgotten the root password . New VCSA (vCenter Server […]

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Configure EVC on vSphere 6.5

We have shared information about  EVC , here we are explain how to enable EVC on cluster . Requirements Description Supported ESX/ESXi version ESX/ESXi 3.5 Update 2 or later. vCenter Server The host must be connected to a vCenter Server system. CPUs A single vendor, either AMD or Intel. Note:Hardware vendors sometimes disable particular CPU features in the BIOS by […]

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Configure Encrypted VMs in VMware vSphere 6.5

One of the new exciting features that was introduced with vSphere 6.5 is the encrypted VMs feature.  Security these days is on everyone’s mind and encryption provides a solution to many security concerns.  If someone gets a copy of the raw VMDKs of a sensitive VM,they can easily take those files by  mount it on their on VMware […]

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VM Storage Policies- vSphere 6.5

 VMware Virtual Machine Storage Policies fall under the realm of Storage Policy Based Management that assists with virtual machine provisioning. When defined, Storage Based Policies define which type(s) of storage are presented for the virtual machine and how the virtual machine is placed within storage and also data services. There are certain builtin storage policies that are […]

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How to Clone a Virtual Machine Without vCenter

Virtual machine cloning is a feature exclusive to vCenter Server but there is a workaround to this restriction . In this post, I will explain how to clone VMs on ESXi without vCenter Server using a vSphere client and shell commands. Steps are very simple First create a target VM with identical hardware and resources […]

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