What’s New in VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.0

Last week VMware released vRealize Log Insight 4.0 with new, improved and re-designed user interface, offers enhanced alert management functionalities, and is natively built for and works seamlessly with vSphere, vRealize, and other VMware products. vRealize Log Insight 4.0 delivers the best Continue reading What’s New in VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.0

What’s New in vRealize Operations Manager 6.4

Few days ago vRealize Operations Manager 6.4 has been released with enhanced product usability, Stability and supporting vSphere 6.5 environments. And best part is that this release has been added with 13 new customized dashboards which will be very useful Continue reading What’s New in vRealize Operations Manager 6.4

VMware NSX Manager 6.x.x Backup and Restore

In this post i am going to discuss how to configure Backup for NSX Manager 6.x.x, Schedule backup for NSX Manager 6.x.x, How to take On-demand Backup for NSX Manager 6.x.x and Restore NSX Manager configuration from a backup. We can back Continue reading VMware NSX Manager 6.x.x Backup and Restore

VMware Released NSX for vSphere 6.2.3

VMware released NSX for vSphere 6.2.3 last month with many Changes and also includes a number of bug fixes in the previous version of NSX.   Here are Changes introduced in NSX vSphere 6.2.3:- Logical Switching and Routing NSX Hardware Layer 2 Gateway Integration: Continue reading VMware Released NSX for vSphere 6.2.3

vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying VCSA 6.0 – Part 3

This is Part 3 of vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying vCenter 6. In vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying vCenter 6 – Part 1. We have discussed vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0, vCenter Deployment Modes and how to install Windows-based Continue reading vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying VCSA 6.0 – Part 3

vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying VCSA 6.0 – Part 2

In my last blog vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying vCenter 6 – Part 1  We have discussed about Architectural changes in vSphere 6.0. Also we have discussed vCenter Deployment Modes (vCenter Server with an Embedded Platform Services Controller and vCenter Server with an Continue reading vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying VCSA 6.0 – Part 2

vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying vCenter 6 – Part 1

Here in this post will discuss about the vCenter Server architecture changes from vSphere 5.5 to vSphere 6. Will also discuss different use cases and Deploying vCenter Server 6 with Installable Windows-based and Deploying vCenter Server 6 with VCSA. Firstly let me brief about VMware Continue reading vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 and Deploying vCenter 6 – Part 1

NSX Troubleshooting – VMs out of Network on VNI 5XXX

Currently i am working for customer running Network Virtualization (NSX) in their SDDC environment. Few weeks ago faced issues that multiple VMs out of Network in one of the compute cluster. So wanted to share and hope this will be useful for so many folks Continue reading NSX Troubleshooting – VMs out of Network on VNI 5XXX

NSX 6.2 has been released last week with so many Enhancements and new cool features

New surprise came last week with NSX 6.2 release. Expectation was that NSX 6.2 will be released in the next week VMWORLD 2015 US. But VMware has released much awaited NSX 6.2 a week before VMWORLD 2015 US. NSX vSphere 6.2 includes Continue reading NSX 6.2 has been released last week with so many Enhancements and new cool features

Network Virtualization with VMware NSX – Part 8

Let’s back into NSX mode again 🙂 In my last blog Network Virtualization with VMware NSX – Part 7 discussed about Network Address Translation (NAT) and Load Balancing with NSX Edge Gateway. Here in Network Virtualization with VMware NSX – Part 8 will discuss about High Availability of the NSX Continue reading Network Virtualization with VMware NSX – Part 8

vSphere Syslog Collector 5.5 – Install and Configure

Syslog Collector Syslog is a way for network devices to send event messages to a logging server – usually known as a Syslog server. The Syslog protocol is supported by a wide range of devices and can be used to log Continue reading vSphere Syslog Collector 5.5 – Install and Configure

Setting up the ESXi 5.5 Dump Collector

The ESXi Dump Collector is a centralized service that can receive and store Memory dumps from ESXi servers when they crashed unexpectedly. These Memory Dumps occurs when an ESXi hosts crashed with PSOD (Purple Screen of death). The Kernel grabs Continue reading Setting up the ESXi 5.5 Dump Collector

Upgrade vCenter Server 4.1 to 5.5

Last night upgraded my home lab from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.5. The vCenter upgrade process is actually fairly simple, (all things considered). You basically just backup your existing database (SQL or Oracle), snapshot (or clone) your existing vCenter (if Continue reading Upgrade vCenter Server 4.1 to 5.5