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SBS2011 | Install vmware tools during setup

How to install vmware tools during setup of vmware. Incase you used. the VMXNET3 network driver and the Paravirtual SCSI. For the installation of the paravirtual driver you need to load a floppy drive image. You can find these floppy drive image on the ESX data store folder / vmimages/floppies Select : pvscsi-windows2008.flp select Load …

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Vmware upgrade 4 to 5 | Fully Quilified Domain Name cannot be resolved.

Today I upgraded for the X time a vmware esx 4 environment to esxi 5. With the installation of the vCenter server did I have the following warning. This warning can occur when you don’t have a PTR record in the DNS of the vCenter Server. In this case I had a PTR in the …

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Recreate Datastore on local host after adding new storage space which wasn't seen by vmware vsphere / client

Recreate new datastore on an existing ESX server without reinstalling the server. First move the current servers from the ESX server. This we had to do due probables after adding new harddrives to the raid array and we had expended this RAID set. In VMware we couldn’t add the new data to the existing datastore. …

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Cisco catalyst switch ( ether channel settings ) to VMWare ESXi 5

Earlier this year I made a trunk connection between HP Procurve switch and a VMWare ESXi5. But now i’ve created a connection between a Cisco Catalyst Switch 3750 and a VMWare ESXi5 To do this you have to go to the configuration of you ESX Server and than the Network properties. Choose the vSwitch you …

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VMware ESXi5 and HP lefthand | Best Practice document

Just today I found a really useful document of HP. It contained information about a setup for VMware ESXi5 and HP left hand P4000 series. “notes from the Document” This white paper provides detailed information on how to integrate VMware vSphere® 5.0 with HP P4000 LeftHand SAN Solutions. VMware vSphere is an industry leading virtualization …

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VEEAM 6.0 | Error: "Oib already exists in point" while running a backup

Today I found an issue in the backup after upgrading to the newest version of VEEAM ( 6.0 ) On 1 server I got an error (the one below ). 16-2-2012 8:43:26 :: Error: Oib already exists in point ‘id=d42de8d8-c6d4-4677-9f4e-90175e3dc872:type=Basic:alg=Syntethic:creation_time=16-2-2012 0:01:42’ To solve this issue you have 3 options. Explained below: 1: Easy solution: you …

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VMWARE & HP | Trunking settings on VMware server and HP Procurve Switch

How to configure a trunk between a VMware server and a HP Procurve Switch. You can decide by yourself what to configured first. I will explainthe settings for the VMware ESX server first and than I will explain the switch configuration. Vmware ESX Server Login to the VMware VCenter Console. Click on an ESX Server …

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