Deep Dive in to Virtualization & Cloud

April 2019

  • vCSA-Extending LogicalVolume

    When using the vCenter Server Appliance it’s possible that some volumes (most likely those involving logs) may start to get full, generating alarms. This blog provides steps to increase the disk space of a specific VMDK for the vCenter Server Appliance 6.7. With the introduction of Logical Volume Management (LVM) in vSphere 6.0 and continued… Continue reading

  • vCSA 6.7U2 Install & Configure

    VMware vCenter Server pools ESXi host resources to provides many feature sets delivering high availability and fault tolerance to virtual machines. The vCenter Server is a centralized management application and can be deployed as a virtual appliance or Windows machine. VMware vCenter server Appliance 6.7 U1 (VCSA) is a VM running Photon OS, which is… Continue reading

  • vCenter Server Converge Tool

    VMware has deprecated the topology model of the vCenter Server with an external PSC with embedded topology with the release of vSphere 6.7 Update 1. External PSC is used to take advantage of features such as Enhanced Linked Mode (ELM) or PSC HA. With the removal of the External PSC, vSphere 6.7 Update 1 onwards supports ELM also in an… Continue reading

  • Nested ESXi Installation & Configuration

    The term nested is running a hypervisor, such as ESXi, or Hyper-V under another hypervisor. Running a nested ESXi server, on another ESXi server, is not supported by VMware, but it is an excellent way to experiment, and explore setting up a VMware Environment. In this blog will cover how to install and configure nested… Continue reading