Free e-learning course – VMware vSphere: What’s New Fundamentals [V6.0 to V6.5]

This course highlights the new features and enhancements in vSphere 6.5. It also presents use cases that describe how the new features align with customer needs. This course begins by discussing VMware vCenter and VMware vSphere administration. To simplify what’s new in vSphere 6.5, we can break the … [Read more...]

Configure the Software iSCSI Adapter in the VMware Host Client

This video provides instructions on how to configure the software iSCSI adapter in the VMware Host Client version 1.8.0 and later … [Read more...]

vSAN Health Check fails on vMotion

Advertise here with BSAOn Slack someone asked why the vMotion check for vSAN 6.6 Health Check was failing constantly. It was easy to reproduce when using the vMotion IP Stack on your vMotion VMkernel interface. I went ahead and tested it in my lab, and indeed this was the case. I looked around and then noticed the … [Read more...]

VMware vSAN 6.6 Demo

Great VMware vSAN 6.6 Demo created by Duncan Epping, more info at Yellow-Bricks … [Read more...]

Disk format change going from 6.x to vSAN 6.6?

Advertise here with BSAInternally I received a comment around the upgrade to 6.6 and the disk format version change. When you upgrade to 6.6 also the version of  disk changes, it goes to version 5. In the past with these on-disk format changes a data move was needed and the whole disk group would be reformat. When … [Read more...]

Where to find the Host Client vSAN section?

Advertise here with BSAI had a couple of people asking already, so I figured I would do a short post on where to find the ESXi Host Client vSAN section. It is fairly straight forward, if you know where to click. Open the Host Client by going to https://<ip address of your host>/ui. Next do the following: Click … [Read more...]

vSAN 6.6 available now

Advertise here with BSAvSAN 6.6 is available now. Check the release notes before you upgrade! Also note that for vSAN users currently on 6.0 Update 3 – upgrade to vSAN 6.6 is not yet supported. If you like to learn more about vSAN 6.6 check the following material: vSAN Encryption demo vSAN 6.6 demo vSAN 6.6 … [Read more...]

Free e-book: Competitive Programmer’s Handbook

The purpose of this book is to give you a thorough introduction to competitive programming. It is assumed that you already know the basics of programming, but previous background on competitive programming is not needed. The book is especially intended for students who want to learn algorithms and possibly participate … [Read more...]

vSAN 6.6 Technical Overview

Announcing the faster, more cost effective and more secure VMware vSAN 6.6! Learn what's new, the benefits, and incentives. … [Read more...]

VMware vSAN 6.6 demo: vSAN Encryption

Advertise here with BSAYesterday I posted a quick video overview of a couple new features that are part of vSAN 6.6. (haven’t seen it, go watch that one first!) I mentioned in that demo that I would potentially do one on Encryption. As I had over a dozen people asking already I figured I would throw a demo … [Read more...]