Category: VMware

VMware vCloud Usage Meter – BND to Bundle Translation Technical Discussion

Recently, we received a post on VMware Communities forum for vCloud Usage Meter requesting clarification on the “BND” column on the Virtual Machine History Report. I’d like to spend a little more time discussing this further

VMworld 2018 Sessions for VMware Cloud Providers

This is a very exciting time for us at VMware, especially in the Cloud Provider Program. I am elated to say there are over 34 sessions that are tied to VMware Cloud Providers at VMworld 2018

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Automate retrieving the Horizon Usage Report for VMware Cloud Providers

For VMware Cloud Providers that are using Horizon, monthly usage collection is not automated or collected by Usage Meter currently. This is a manual process that requires the Provider to retrieve the highwater mark concurrent

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Achievement Unlocked: VMware VCAP 6.5 DCV 3v0-624 Exam – Summary and Tips

I wanted to start off my Monday morning with a bang, so decided to schedule my VCAP 3v0-624 exam for the first in the morning. Well, I passed! Before walking into this exam, I wasn’t

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vCloud Director Extender 1.1.0.1 Released!

I am happy to announce that vCloud Director Extender 1.1.0.1 was released earlier this week as we can see below – We can also see the release notes have been posted here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/vCloud-Director-Extender/1.1/rn/vCloud-Director-Extender-11-Release-Notes.html So, what’s new

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VMware vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR – Pairing and Usability (2 of 2)

Continuation of VMware vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR – Pairing and Usability (1 of 2) This post covers pairing and usability of VMware vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR. Previous blog posts: Blog Post – what is

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How to change the startup setting of services in vCenter Server Appliance

With the release of vSphere 6.5, a lot of new features and capabilities such as vCenter file-based backup and restore, unified update and patching, native vCenter High Availability are added into VCSA as compared to

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Difference between VMFS 5 & VMFS 6

VMFS 6  (Virtual Machine File system 6) is released with vSphere 6.5. VMFS 6 released with vSphere 6.5 contains a lot of new features as compared to earlier version of VMFS (VMFS 5). I will

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Difference between VMware vSphere 6.0 & vSphere 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.5 released with a lot of coolest features and increased configuration maximum as compared to vSphere 6.0. With the release of vSphere 6.5, VMware added lot more features such as vCenter Native HA

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How to Copy Sysprep Files to vCenter Server Appliance

Most of us will be running the latest windows operating system such as Windows Server 2008, Windows server 2012 or Windows server 2016 in the virtual machine but even now many environments are running with

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3 Ways to get VMware Platform Services Controller information from vCenter Server

From vSphere 6.0, VMware Changes its vCenter architecture by introducing Platform services controller (PSC) by replacing vCenter SSO server. VMware Platform Services Controller (PSC) is a component of the VMware Cloud Infrastructure Suite. PSC deals

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How to Upgrade ESXi 6.0 to ESXi 6.5 using VMware Update Manager

vSphere 6.5 released with excellent new features to improve the security and high availability of critical applications running on the virtual machines. To make use of new vSphere features available with vSphere 6.5, We need

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How to Backup And Restore VCSA 6.5 – The Ultimate Cheatsheet

With vSphere 6.5, vCenter Server appliance 6.5 has inbuilt backup feature. It is in-built feature available with management interface of vCenter server appliance 6.5 (VAMI) page. With this native Backup and Restore VCSA 6.5 features removes

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6 Tips for Configuring Firewall To Manage VCSA 6.5 Postgres Database Remotely (VMware UnSupported)

vSphere 6.5, the latest version of its industry-leading virtualization platform. vSphere 6.5 makes the vCenter Server Appliance the fundamental building block of a vSphere environment. . Since  most the new features such as vCenter 6.5 Native

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