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Create snapshot including memory on ESXi command line

Today I have been asked how to create a snapshot directly on the ESXi host using vim-cmd including virtual machine memory. Quick example from my lab: Get the VMID of the virtual machine [root@esxi:~] vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms Sample output: Create snapshot including memory [root@esxi:~] vim-cmd vmsvc/snapshot.create 124 “SnapshotName” “Snapshot Description” true true Create Snapshot: [root@esxi:~] Result: […]

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Virtualisation VMware vROPs

VMware vRealize Operations: Self-Driving Operations for Your Data Center

VMware Self-Driving Operations delivered by vRealize. VMware vRealize Operations 6.7 introduces several new and enhanced performance and capacity optimization capabilities to help customers adopt a ‘self-driving’ approach to operations management. VMware vRealize Operations delivers continuous performance optimization based on operational and business intent, efficient capacity management, proactive planning and intelligent remediation. It provides a unified […]

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Virtualisation VMware vSphere Whats new

What’s new in vSphere html5 Storage

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Virtualisation VMware vSphere Whats new

What’s new in the VM Storge Policies Interface for vSphere Client 6.7

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Virtualisation VMware

New VMware Configuration Maximum Tool

VMware has retired the traditional Configuration Maximums Guides in pdf form. For vSphere 6.7 Maximums you will need to visit the new online tool: https://configmax.vmware.com/ This tool has vSphere 6.0 to 6.7. It is a dynamic tool allowing to isolate component maximums, compare maximums, and export out maximums.

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Documentation ESXi Storage Troubleshooting VMware vSphere

ESX IP STORAGE TROUBLESHOOTING BEST PRACTICE

VMware has released a new White paper about ESXi IP storage troubleshooting. In this paper, we: • Describe how you can analyze packet traces to identify functional and performance issues in an ESX IP storage environment. • Compare packet capture alternatives, and explain why we recommend an inline optical network tap connected to a packet […]

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Virtualisation VMware vSphere

vCenter Server 6.5 Light Board Videos

VMware has released a new set of Light Board videos in the vSphere 6.5 playlist, you will find them here.