Tag / esxi

  • April 12, 2011 - Matthijs Haverink

    Disappearing Virtual NIC & VMX has left the building

    I know I’m not the first who noticed it, since this message is to be found in log files for years with ESX, but I still wanted to share this one: Especially when you’re seriously troubleshooting an issue and this message appears, it’s a good laugh. Kudos to the VMware programmer with humour :). Back […]

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  • July 23, 2009 - Sven Huisman

    Why vCenter server should be free

    Do you remember the days when VMware P2V Assistant costs $20.000? And a couple of years ago, the product was suddenly available for free? And what about the introduction of the free ESXi? VMware’s hypervisor available for free all of a sudden? Well, this is exactly what I think will happen to vCenter Server. It’s just a […]

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  • A while ago I posted an article about my ESX whitebox and the HP P400 RAID controller I use in this whitebox server. At that time, I used ESXi 3.5 and there was no way I could configure or get the status from the RAID controller. Fortunately, someone commented that it was possible when using […]

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  • February 17, 2009 - Sven Huisman

    Veeam Backup 3.0: faster backup than with VCB?

    Today Veeam Backup 3.0 was released and the big eye-catcher of this backup and recovery tool is that it is the first tool ever that supports ESXi without the use of VCB: Veeam Backup 3.0 now supports ESXi backup without VCB. Veeam Backup is the only VMware backup solution that lets you backup and restore virtual machines running […]

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  • February 2, 2009 - Sven Huisman

    ESX (whitebox) local storage perfomance tip

    I’ve been playing around with my ESX whitebox lately and I had a problem with the write performance of the local storage. Fortunately, I found a solution that I wanted to share. It can be useful for your ESX whitebox or even your production server.

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