Category: vSphere

VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.4.4 Released

So the latest patch update for NSX Datacenter for vSphere has been release as of 14 dec 2018. The latest release finally include even more support in the HTML UI in vSphere. NSX User Interface VMware NSX – Functionality Updates for vSphere Client (HTML): The following VMware NSX features are now available through the vSphere Client: …

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Problems with installing NSX Components on Hosts without correct DNS set.

Today I was encountered with a problem that took me a while to understand. I was going to prepare a Compute Cluster with the NSX Components, vxlan and vxlan-sip vibs in NSX Manager. The problem was that it always failed and did not want to install the vibs. The errors that were displayed are shown below. …

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Part II – Setup full vCenter with NSX Environment vAPP in vCloud Director

In this continuing post I will continue with the installation of the second DC site called DC2. Here is the overall picture of how it will look like when done in vCenter.

Part I – Setup full vCenter with NSX Environment vAPP in vCloud Director

In this Blog post I will setup a full vCenter with NSX Environment. The Setup is going to contain 1 Domain Controller based on Windows Server 2016 1 RDS Remote Desktop Server used for maintaining the environment 2 Management ESXi hosts 2 Compute ESXi hosts 1 Openfiler iSCSI VM used to provision shared storage to …

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Random ESXCLI commands

ESXCLI Commands: Here are some random esxcli commands that are useful when working with vSphere and Hosts. The commands also are very good to learn when studying to the VCAP6-DCV Deploy, Vmware Certified Advanced Professional 6 certification. Autodeploy: add-esxsoftwaredepot c:/files/ get-esximageprofile new-deployrule -Name ”deployment” -Item ”ESX-image”, ”Staging host” -pattern ”ipv4=” add-deployrule -Deployrule ”deployment” get-deployruleset -active …

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