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Traffic Shaping With VMware ESX Server

with 4 Comments by Daniel Petri

Many technicians have personal computers, servers, networks, gadgets etc. located in their homes for various purposes. Reasons usually involve sharpening skills for industry certification, for practical application in the workplace, to facilitate career advancement, or because they have way too much time on their hands. I’m no exception, however, I’ve taken it a step further.… Read More

How to Configure VMware ESX Alarms

by David Davis

Once you have your VMware ESX Server Datacenter up and running, you are going to want to know when the virtualized financial server goes down or, much worse, when the virtualized email server goes down. So how do you know what is going on in your ESX farm when you aren't sitting there and staring… Read More

ESXi 4.0 – Installing In “Embedded” Mode

with 7 Comments by Tom Finnis

VMware ESXi 4.0 provides enhanced support for installing in "embedded" mode, so the host server does not need any physical disks installed. For vSphere Infrastructures utilizing SAN storage this allows diskless operation, reducing hardware costs and improving boot times. In this article Tom Finnis demonstrates how to do this with Hewlett Packard's new G6 series servers using their built-in SD card slot.