Category Archives: vSphere 6

Exploring vSphere 6.5 API-Part 2: Virtual Machines

In last post of this series we looked into some basic Rest API’s to fetch info about datacenter and cluster. In this post we will explore API options for virtual machines. Out of all the components like host, cluster etc, max … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 10-Configuring vSphere Update Manager

In last post of this series we learnt how to install VUM and discussed why we need VUM and how it can simplify the update and upgrades in a large infrastructure and thus make life of a VMware admin easy. … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 9-Installing vSphere Update Manager

In last post of this series we have seen how to add Esxi hosts to domain and how to configure Esxi host to reach iSCSI storage. In this post we will learn how to install and configure vSphere Update Manager. If … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 8-Configuring Esxi Hosts Settings

In last post of this series we have seen how to create and configure  dvswitch and portgroups on dvswitch and how to migrate networking from Standard switch to dvSwitch. In this post we will see how to configure basic esxi … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 7-Configuring dvSwitch & Port groups

In last post of this series we have seen how to configure and install licenses for vCenter Server and Esxi hosts. Also we have performed some basic tasks like creating Datacenter/Cluster and adding hosts to cluster. In this post we … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 6-vCenter Server Basic Configuration

In last 2 post of this series we learnt how to install vCenter Server 6 on Server 2012 and how to enable AD authentication for SSO so that your domain users can login to vCenter server and manage it. If you … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 5-Adding AD Authentication in vCenter Server

In last post of this series we learnt how to install vCenter Server 6 on Server 2012. I am new to vSphere 6 so at beginning I had kept things simple and installed vCenter and PSC on a single machine … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 4-Install vCenter Server 6

In last post of this series we had learnt how to install Esxi server 6 and we found installation of Esxi 6 hypervisor has not changed much and it is pretty much same as like previous version. If you have … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 3-Install and Configure Esxi 6

In last 2 post of this series we discussed overview of vSphere 6 and looked closely on components required for building a vSphere 6 lab at home. If you have missed earlier posts of this series then you can access … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 2-Lab Setup

In my previous post vSphere 6-Introduction  we discussed a little bit about vSphere 6 and looked on what new features have been added in vSphere 6 along with change in configuration maximums. We also had a look on change in vCenter … Continue reading

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vSphere-6:Part 1-Introduction

As part of my preparation for VCP6-DCV exam I have decided to start learning vSphere 6 and started setting up my lab for the same. This will be a long series of posts where we will look into Installation, Configuration … Continue reading

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