Tag: Network

PowerCLI and Networking

In this post I’d try to demonstrate the usage of “VMware PowerCLI” in case of working in some network area, for more clear, I’d create new “Virtual Machine Port Group” and then would add new vNIC to VMs and connect them to the newly created “Port Group”. Step 1 – Creating new “Port Group” First […]

Updated: November 24, 2016 — 9:05 PM

Migration to host failed with error

As I posted earlier, I have upgraded my lab from VMware vSphere 4.1 to VMware vSphere 5.0; during this upgrade (clean installation in some parts) I added 3rd NICs to hosts and created two vSwitch with one VMKernel for management and storage connection (multipathing) and one dvSwitch for some special VMs and features (FT Logging and vMotion). For […]

Updated: October 10, 2011 — 11:38 AM

Every 2 minutes …

I had a problem in my home lab for some times (about several days) but I didn’t find times to look over it. I planned some clean up to do for tonight, this one was one of them; I’ve two physical hosts which I added them to the vCenter; for some reason they disconnected automatically and […]

Updated: August 27, 2011 — 2:47 AM

Data Center Disaster – Lesson Learned

Well, this post going to have some technical information but it’s more like a document on “what’s happened and what should do”. Our company has multiple “data center design and support” project and three days ago there was disaster in one of them. Customer site consist of: One “HP EVA 8400 – 2C4D” as storage […]

Updated: August 19, 2011 — 3:01 PM

Changing Host Location/Cluster

Some times, for some reason (like for rearrangement in my case) system administrator wants to change the host location and move one (or more) host from one cluster to the other, to do so, the host should be remove from first cluster and join to the other. Well, it’s a very easy process but there […]

Updated: April 5, 2011 — 11:21 PM

DCAS-#004 (vCLI and Session Files)

Yesterday, as part of my studying process, I worked with VMA and a little with vCLI. During working with VMA, I tried and worked with “vilogger” which acting as syslog server for centralizing the logs from different hosts, as VMware ESXi would be the only option from next edition, working with VMA and knowing how […]

Updated: March 27, 2011 — 3:24 AM

UDA 2.x Config Maker

Yesterday, during my works with UDA 2.0 for exercising the “Script Installation” of VMware ESX/ESXi I thought it may be good if there’s a way for creating Templates and Subtemplates for this great utility, faster and more easier, so I start writing a page (web app) which going to generate Subtemplates and Templates for installing […]

Updated: December 12, 2015 — 8:12 PM

DCAS-#002 (Storage)

Base on my previous post, this would be another post in my VCAP-DCA Preparation series (DCAS). It’s about storage and how to add new storage (iSCSI) to the hosts. Condition: There is two ESXi 4.1 hosts with one NIC, one vSwitch (vSwitch0) and two VMKernel port (vmk0 & vmk1) and both have their local datastores […]

Updated: March 19, 2011 — 11:52 PM

DCAS-#001 (Lab Preparation … Network)

Again, I have new goal and I want to rearrange my home lab to meet the requirements for it. This time my goal is “VCAP4-DCA” certification and I have to use different kind of tools for preparation. As one of my PC stop working (one of my two Physical host – whitebox), I have to […]

Updated: March 19, 2011 — 11:13 AM