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What’s New in vCenter Server 6.0

In vSphere 6.0, you will notice considerably new terms, when installation vCenter Server 6.0. As similar to the previous versions of vCenter Deployment, You can install vCenter Server on a host machine running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 or later or you can deploy vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA). With vSphere 6.0, There are 2 different […]

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vSphere 6.0- Configuration maximums

vSphere 6.0- Configuration maximums Metric vSphere 6.0 ESXi Host – Logical CPUs 480 ESXi Host – NUMA nodes 16 ESXi Host – Virtual CPUs 2 048 (Don’t know if the official PDF includes a typo since this was 4 096 in vSphere 5.5) ESXi Host – Virtual CPUs per core 32 (based on performance required) […]

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Understand Basic Commands – vSphere Power CLI

Understand Basic Commands – vSphere Power CLI After Connecting to vCenter from POwer CLI  Follow below commands List Datacenter Inventory > Get-Datacenter Name —- DATACENTER NAME  List Cluster Inventory > Get-Cluster Name           HAEnabled  HAFailover DrsEnabled DrsAutomationLevel                             […]

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Connect vCenter or ESXi Host From vSphere Power CLI

Connect vCenter or ESXi Host From vSphere Power CLI > Connect-VIServer  “vCenter Name / IP ”     It will ask for user name and password to access vCenter  , or alternate we can add username and password to same line . Use the below basic commands > Get-Esx “ESx hostname/ IP ”   You have to  type […]

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Installing vSphere PowerCLI

PowerCLI is typically installed on a vSphere administrators Microsoft Windows based desktop system or anywhere where you may currently run the vSphere Client, PowerCLI will access the vSphere API in a similar way to the vSphere Client so the same ports and access rights are needed to your vCenter or vSphere host. In order to […]

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Connect Veeam to vCenter 6.5

Connect Veeam to vCenter 6.5 In my lab environment, I have deployed a vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 (VCSA). The VCSA FQDN is admin.vsphere.lab. First, you need an administrator user to connect to vCenter from Veeam. From vCenter, add a new user as below. I have called mine Veeam. Next, add this user to Administrators group. In Veeam, navigate to Backup […]

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Backup and restore VMware – Virtual Machine

Backup a virtual machine To protect a VM, navigate to virtual machines and select the one you want to backup. Then right click on the VM and select Add to the backup job. For this example, I choose to protect a domain controller. Give a name and a description to your backup job and click on next. […]

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