Windows server 2019

Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition is the newest base version of the low virtualized software built for high traffic container environments. Cloud-ready when you are Windows Server 2019 helps you grow your business—and extend operations to the cloud—from a position of strength. It maximizes your existing investments and builds on Windows Server security, app innovation,…

Network Adapter types for Virtual Machine

Vlance: This is an emulated version of the AMD 79C970 PCnet32- LANCE NIC, and it is an older 10 Mbps NIC with drivers available in most 32-bit guest operating systems except Windows Vista and later. A virtual machine configured with this network adapter can use its network immediately. VMXNET: The VMXNET virtual network adapter has…

Cisco Discovery Protocol

Cisco Discovery Protocol Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) allows ESX administrators to determine which Cisco switch port is connected to a given vSwitch. When CDP is enabled for a particular vSwitch, you can view properties of the Cisco switch (such as device ID, software version, and timeout) from the vSphere Client. Enable CDP on an ESX…

Introduction to Virtualization

Virtualization is the process of creating virtual versions of physical components,such as servers, storage devices and network devices. Virtualization servers as an effective way to reduce IT expenses while boosting efficiency and agility-not just for large enterprises, but also for small and midsize businesses. With Virtualization, you can run multiple operating systems and applications on…

Pre-requisites for VSAN Deployment

Pre-requisites for VSAN Deployment 4 (optionally 5) hosts as per the VMware Compatibility Guide with vSphere 5.5 Update 1 installed. 4 hosts must contain local storage. Local storage must comprise of at least one empty HDD & one empty SSD, and must be supported by VSAN as per the VMware Compatibility Guide. The 4 hosts…