In which I tease apart a scenario where we've mixed LACP and non-LACP hosts into a single vSphere Cluster.
A starters guide to programmatically parsing your enhanced ESXi 6.0 host logs with VMware's PowerCLI cmdlets.
Here's a bit of a deep dive into routing table decisions for stateful TCP connections within the ESXi hypervisor.
If you're concerned that your home lab equipment won't be able to use CIM data for hardware status monitoring, check out this post!
A deeper dive into how MAC addresses work between vmkernel interfaces and physical NICs, why duplicate addresses are OK, and burned-in address details.
A handy trick to get into the ESXi DCUI via SSH when there are no out-of-band interfaces available or you prefer a quick access method.
A vulnerability with TPS has forced VMware to disable the feature - but does this having meaningful impact on virtualized environments?
Here's my process, gotchas, and end results from applying new IP addresses to physical and virtual components in the lab
Looking to put an Intel Haswell chip at the heart of your next ESXi 5.5 home lab build? Look no further!
I’ve really been enjoying the evolution of vSphere.next (the code word used for any new flavor of vSphere) through various beta builds. Since ESXi 5.5 has finally been announced (yay), let’s go over some of…