Create and Migrate Standard vSwitches to Distributed Switches in vSphere 5.1

In this scenario we will be migrating existing standard vswitches to distributed switches. This scenario also includes iSCSI vmkernel ports which we will be moving as well. There is no audio in this video so it is just video only. Continue reading Create and Migrate Standard vSwitches to Distributed Switches in vSphere 5.1

vSphere 5.1 AutoDeploy

In this guide we will be installing, configuring and using the AutoDeploy feature of vSphere 5.1. This is a great feature to use when you need to deploy many hosts and do not want to configure a local disk to Continue reading vSphere 5.1 AutoDeploy

Setup Storage Cluster with SDRS – vSphere5

This is just a quick walk-through of setting up a new storage cluster within vSphere5. When using a storage cluster it makes the management of vm placement, space management and high disk IO vms easier to manage and control automatically or manually Continue reading Setup Storage Cluster with SDRS – vSphere5

Support | HOWTO: How to export and import PlateSpin Migrate/Protect/Forge database

If you are using Platespin Protect for a disaster recovery solution for your datacenter you need to know how to do this. After attempting to upgrade to the latest 10.2 version which supports vSphere5 I have personally lost my protected Continue reading Support | HOWTO: How to export and import PlateSpin Migrate/Protect/Forge database