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  • ESXi Web Interface: vSphere Web Client Installation

    ESXi Web Interface: vSphere Web Client Installation

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Managing ESXi hosts is possible through the VMware vSphere client, the vCenter Server, and now, you can do it through the vSphere Web client. The cross-platform capabilities of the vSphere Web client allow remote access to guest virtual machines by connecting to the vSphere client and the vCenter Server. As such, you can install the […]

  • How to Install and Configure VMware vSphere 6

    How to Install and Configure VMware vSphere 6

    Reading Time: 3 minutes VMware vSphere 6 is one of the most popular virtualization platforms capable of supporting multiple virtual machines simultaneously from several physical hosts. vSphere 6 is an outdated version of the vSphere product suite, with the latest versions of the 6.0.0 line being vSphere 6.5 and 6.7. The latest version of vSphere is vSphere 7, with […]

  • VMware vSphere 6 End of Life – Now What?

    VMware vSphere 6 End of Life – Now What?

    Reading Time: 4 minutes VMware already terminated general support for vSphere 6 (vSphere 6.0) on March 12, 2020, suggesting that users must update their versions to vSphere 6.5 or vSphere 6.7. But now, everything will change after VMware decided to terminate the updates for these versions. The official date for end of general support for VMware vSphere 6.5 and […]

  • Understanding Memory Ballooning VMware

    Understanding Memory Ballooning VMware

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Memory Ballooning is a method to manage memory in VMware and other hypervisors. The method is characterized as a system with features that can be implemented into most virtualization software. Memory management techniques, such as memory pages and other techniques, aim to effectively use physical memory for virtual servers. Thus, memory management is a critical […]

  • Cloning Virtual Machines – How to Clone an Existing VMware ESXi VM

    Cloning Virtual Machines – How to Clone an Existing VMware ESXi VM

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Before you clone ESXi VM, you must consider if the cloning process is available through the vCenter Server. But to clone a virtual machine in ESXi, you need the full ESXi version. Unfortunately, the free version limits your ability to clone virtual machines through vCenter. So you will have to go through the CLI (command […]

  • Teaming Up HCL and VMware in a Unique Business Unit

    Teaming Up HCL and VMware in a Unique Business Unit

    Reading Time: 3 minutes HCL VMware is a collaboration between Indian IT tech giant HCL Technologies and VMware. This collaboration aims to bring forth a new VMware product called HLC VMware. HLC Vmware is a dedicated business unit aimed at hybrid workforces. The product hopes to accelerate cloud app transformation at an enterprise level. The unit works on HCL’s […]

  • Fundamental Principles of ESXi Networking Virtualization

    Fundamental Principles of ESXi Networking Virtualization

    Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the virtualization fundamentals is preparing the virtual environment for communication between hosts and clients. For ESXi networking basics, certain concepts are essential for maintaining a direct link between a physical network with a virtual network. Given the importance of virtual communication between hosts and clients, we must explain the fundamental principles of networking […]

  • Open Virtualization File (OVF File): Definition, Different File Formats, Packages, and Features

    Open Virtualization File (OVF File): Definition, Different File Formats, Packages, and Features

    Reading Time: 3 minutes An open virtualization format file or OVF file is an industry-standard packaging format for virtualization software solutions. Developed by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), OVF files are used by most modern hypervisors, such as VMware ESXi, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, and others. The file can run directly on these hypervisors and represents virtual machine metadata with […]

  • Well-Tried Ways to Generate ESXi Change Hostname

    Well-Tried Ways to Generate ESXi Change Hostname

    Reading Time: 5 minutes There are several ways to change the ESXi host server configuration and domain name. Some IT teams change the settings to suit their data centers, while others do it for aesthetic purposes. And while VMware administrators have more options for VMware customers, they are suitable for any data center. From time to time, you may […]

  • How to Increase Disk Space in Linux With VMware Workstation

    How to Increase Disk Space in Linux With VMware Workstation

    Reading Time: 4 minutes In order to get familiar with how to increase disk space in Linux with VMware, you need to know that you can perform this act in multiple ways. When doing a standard Linux installation on a VMware virtual machine, the installation process typically allocates all of the available virtual disk space in Linux with VMware […]