Tag: VM

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

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

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-#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

Project #01 (P.02)

Hi, It’s another post about my personal project which I mention before (link). Up to now we have installed 12 VMs (all have Microsoft Windows 2008 as guest OS, except one) on new server and trying to completing their configuration before start migration of old software, portal and database to new infrastructure. Our AD/DNS installed […]

Updated: February 16, 2011 — 10:31 AM

VMware vSphere PowerCLI

Today is the first day I’m starting using VMware vSphere PowerCLI and I’ll post any script I’m writing during my study, I hope they become useful (some day). Last night we have power outage and because I’m not using UPS at home for my lab, both of my systems powered off. Today I have powered […]

Updated: November 24, 2016 — 7:55 PM

Running two VMware ESXi 4.1 on only 2GB RAM

Hi, During my testing VMware ESXi 4.1 which is the last version currently, I’ve installed it on two VM on my VMware Workstation 7.1 which supporting ESX 4.0 as guest OS. The system I’m used on my working place have Intel E5300 CPU, 2GB DDR2 Memory and running Windows XP SP3. There are some good […]

Updated: September 21, 2010 — 4:27 PM

Early morning and license error on VMware ESXi 4.0

Today, After a while I just shutdown one of my VMs in order to improve its storage capacity and after adding the new HDD to it, I realized that I don’t have any system with VMware vSphere Client installed so I went for powering it on by command using putty. And guess what happened then […]

Updated: April 5, 2010 — 11:02 AM

Finally uploaded

Hi, Finally I have split the Nested VMs video file into 3 part and upload it again into YouTube and also add them to the “Video Page”. First part will demonstrate the creation and installation of VMware ESX 4.0 as guest OS. Second part will demonstrate the test of network and its troubleshooting. And finally, […]

Updated: March 31, 2010 — 8:24 PM