What is VMware vCenter Server?

VMware is the enterprise leading Virtualization Platform which comes as a software suite named VMware vSphere. This flagship software suite comes as a combination of VMware products such as VMware ESXi, vCenter Server, etc. There are differences between datacenter products offered by VMware. This article answers the question “What is VMware vCenter Server?” What is […]

Steps to Install VMware vSphere ESXi 6.7

VMware vSphere ESXi is one of the most popular hypervisor. It is used by most companies to manage their virtualization infrastructures. VMware vSphere version 6.7 lately released by VMware includes many more improvements like Configuration Maximums, Bug Fixes, ESXi Quick Boot, Persistent Memory(PMem) for the best performance and stability of the ESXi hypervisor. The version 6.7 […]

Install VMware Horizon 6 View Connection Server

There are various components of VMware Horizon 6 all working together to construct virtual desktop infrastructure. View Connection server is the core and is the first server in Horizon (View) infrastructure. It acts as broker and authenticates users via Active Directory, associates virtual desktops to users, enables single-sign on, provides web-based View administrator portal, holds copy of […]

Understanding VMware Horizon 6 Components

VMware Horizon 6 comes into VMware’s end-user computing portfolio. VMware Horizon works on top of existing vSphere environment to create virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). VMware Horizon 6 is desktop and application virtualization solution that provides virtual desktops and application to users. This technology leverages the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) concept, where employees bring their own […]

Configure Single Sign-on in VMware vCenter 5.5

After you’ve installed vCenter server, you might want to authenticate vCenter sign on with Active Directory user accounts. To do so, you need to configure single sign-on in VMware vCenter 5.5, you also need to add user accounts/groups in vCenter. Configure Single Sign-on in VMware vCenter 5.5 Step 1. Open vSphere web client and login […]

Configure VMware vSphere HA in vSphere 5.5

VMware vSphere High Availability (HA) feature is used to prevent unplanned downtime that could cause from hardware failure, power outage, etc. VMware vSphere HA protects against host failures, guest OS failures and application failures by restarting the virtual machine in another host within the cluster. So configuring HA is one of the important tasks in […]

Create Copy of Existing Virtual Machine in ESXi Server

There are a couple of ways to copy or clone existing virtual machine. I will talk about two methods to clone virtual machines. If you have vCenter server in you environment, you can clone virtual machine with vCenter management console. But if you have just vSphere client then you can simply copy and paste virtual […]