Vmware Vsphere 6 | Vcenter password expiration

If you are installing VMware Vcenter 6 in your network and you want to set this policy to no expiration. In the VMware 5.5 you could have done this 2 ways like the way below or via the https://vcenter:5480. The default password lifetime is 90 days, but you can change this lifetime to never expire. … Continue reading Vmware Vsphere 6 | Vcenter password expiration

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Draytek | VPN between Draytek and a VMware Cloud Director

Recently I had some issues with a few Draytek routers that they were back to default settings and we didn't have any information from the previous IT supplier. Because of the default settings of the draytek I had to figure out where to find the VPN information. Luckily I found them on the VMware Cloud … Continue reading Draytek | VPN between Draytek and a VMware Cloud Director

VEEAM | Upgrade from version 6.x to version 7

When you wan to upgrade from version 6.x to version 7 Click on the left yellow block (upgrade) Click on Next Accept the license and click on Next. Veeam Upgrade checks which products are installed on the system > click on Next. Select the license and click on Next. Veeam checks if the system configuration … Continue reading VEEAM | Upgrade from version 6.x to version 7

SBS2011 | Install vmware tools during setup

How to install vmware tools during setup of vmware. Incase you used. the VMXNET3 network driver and the Paravirtual SCSI. For the installation of the paravirtual driver you need to load a floppy drive image. You can find these floppy drive image on the ESX data store folder / vmimages/floppies Select : pvscsi-windows2008.flp select Load … Continue reading SBS2011 | Install vmware tools during setup

Vmware upgrade 4 to 5 | Fully Quilified Domain Name cannot be resolved.

Today I upgraded for the X time a vmware esx 4 environment to esxi 5. With the installation of the vCenter server did I have the following warning. This warning can occur when you don’t have a PTR record in the DNS of the vCenter Server. In this case I had a PTR in the … Continue reading Vmware upgrade 4 to 5 | Fully Quilified Domain Name cannot be resolved.

Recreate Datastore on local host after adding new storage space which wasn’t seen by vmware vsphere / client

Recreate new datastore on an existing ESX server without reinstalling the server. First move the current servers from the ESX server. This we had to do due probables after adding new harddrives to the raid array and we had expended this RAID set. In VMware we couldn’t add the new data to the existing datastore. … Continue reading Recreate Datastore on local host after adding new storage space which wasn’t seen by vmware vsphere / client

Cisco catalyst switch ( ether channel settings ) to VMWare ESXi 5

Earlier this year I made a trunk connection between HP Procurve switch and a VMWare ESXi5. But now i've created a connection between a Cisco Catalyst Switch 3750 and a VMWare ESXi5 To do this you have to go to the configuration of you ESX Server and than the Network properties. Choose the vSwitch you … Continue reading Cisco catalyst switch ( ether channel settings ) to VMWare ESXi 5