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Back to basics – Getting ready for virtualization

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Before you get started with virtualization in your environment there are a few things you will need to have in place. First and foremost you will need a working network in place to provide the various components of you vSphere solution connectivity to one another.  A working DNS […]


Video: Prepare CentOS 6.x virtual machine for cloning

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert In my last video, we walked through how to install VMware Tools for CentOS 6.x. Now we are going to prepare the virtual machine for cloning. This requires we remove a specific file; /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules. This file contains the MAC address for the virtual machine. Once removed, the […]


Video: Installing VMware Tools in CentOS 6.x

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert This is a video demonstration on installing VMware Tools in CentOS 6.x. The assumptions for this walk through are you have access to VMware Workstation or the vSphere Client to initiate the VMware Tools installation and at least 1 E1000 network card to provide internet access. VMware […]


Setting up NFS on the Synology Diskstation 1513+ for ESXi

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I was going to do a post on NFS versus iSCSI, to be honest that is such old hat in my opinion it doesn’t really matter.  Whether you use iSCSI or NFS is up to you, your application and business requirements along with any constraints in your […]


vMotion Setup – VMware Workstation Home Lab Setup Part 13

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert vMotion Setup – VMware Workstation Home Lab Setup Part 13 Enable DRS – VMware Workstation Home Lab Setup Part 12 vCenter Setup – VMware Workstation Home Lab Setup Part 11 Importing VCSA via PowerCLI – VMware Workstation Home Lab Setup Part 10 VMware Workstation Home Lab Setup […]