Working with Applications in vCOPS Part 1 – Using VIN

While I see allot of people use vCOPS to monitor and alert on general VMware infrastructure, I don’t see many places use it to look at applications. Today we will be looking at one of the 2 methods for setting Continue reading Working with Applications in vCOPS Part 1 – Using VIN

VCAP5-DCA Objective 2.4 : Administer vNetwork Distributed Switch Settings

Understand the use of command line tools to configure appropriate vDS settings on an ESXi host There is very limited commands for a Distributed vSwitch through the command line, as you can understand its a way to centralize your networking configuration and really I Continue reading VCAP5-DCA Objective 2.4 : Administer vNetwork Distributed Switch Settings

Objective 1.2 – Manage Storage Capacity in a vSphere Environment

Knowledge Identify storage provisioning methods Identify available storage monitoring tools, metrics and alarms Skills and Abilities Apply space utilization data to manage storage resources Managing space utilization is easy with the data provided through vCenter, This data is located under Continue reading Objective 1.2 – Manage Storage Capacity in a vSphere Environment

vCenter Server 5.1 and inventory service resourcing issues

Well this past week ive been working on upgrading one of my smaller systems or 2000 VM’s and 60 hosts from vSphere 5.0 to 5.1. Lets just say ive had a crap load of issues as most may have experienced themselves. Due Continue reading vCenter Server 5.1 and inventory service resourcing issues