Category Archives: VMware

What’s new in Dell EMC PowerPath for PP/VE 6.3

Dell EMC PowerPath is host based software that provides automated data path management and load balancing capabilities for heterogeneous server, network, and storage deployed in physical and virtual environments. It enables you to meet your aggressive service levels with the … Continue reading

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Conceptual Micro-Segmentation and Security Design with VDS

Foundational micro-segmentation can be deployed with the VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS) without full stack NSX components, such as distribute logical router (DLR), NSX Edge services gateways, and others. A NSX Manager VM is the only VM that needs to … Continue reading

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vCenter Embedded Linked Mode for a vCSA with Embedded PSC

vCenter Embedded Linked Mode is enhanced linked mode support for vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller. With vCenter Embedded Linked Mode, you can connect a vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller together to form … Continue reading

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Upgrade VMware vCenter 5.5 to 6.5 in Enhanced Linked Mode

In this post we will discuss how to upgrade vCenter 5.5 with Embedded PSC to 6.5 in Enhanced Linked Mode (ELM). You can reference the details at below: Lab Environment: vCenter Server A – VMware vCenter 5.5 Windows with Embedded … Continue reading

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Migrating from vCenter Server Embedded PSC to External PSC

In this post we will discuss how to migrate the vCenter Server Appliance with Embedded Platform Service Controller (PSC) to External PSC. Currently there are a vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 with Embedded PSC is running. After the migration, the vCenter … Continue reading

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VMware vExpert VSAN 2018 Announcement

Congratulations to all the vExpert vSAN 2018 ! I’m glad to select the member again. Thanks to vExpert Community. https://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2018/06/vexpert-vsan-2018-announcement.html

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vCenter Server Options on VxRail Appliance

In this post we will discuss the pros and cons of vCenter Server deployment on VxRail. During VxRail initialization we can choose two options for vCenter Server deployment, both options are “Deploy new vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA)” and “Join existing … Continue reading

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