Migration Paths from v5 Certification to v6

By |2015-06-07T23:33:12+01:00June 7th, 2015|Vmware|

Upgrading from VCP5 to VCP6: Only one exam is required. There is no course attendance required (but it is recommended). There will be five VCP6 migration options across the four technology tracks: Data Center Virtualization (DCV), Desktop and Mobility (DTM), Cloud Management and Automation (CMA), and Network Virtulization (NV): VCP6: Data Center Virtualization Exam (exam number: 2V0-621) - Beta Coming Soon! VCP6: Data Center Virtualization Delta Exam (exam number: 2V0-621D) - Beta Coming Soon! VCP6: Desktop & Mobility Exam (exam number: 2V0-651) - Coming Soon! VCP6: Cloud Management and Automation Exam (exam number: 2V0-631) - Coming Soon! VCP6: Network Virtualization [...]

Update sequence for vSphere 5.5 and 6.0 and its compatible VMware products

By |2015-06-07T16:25:40+01:00June 7th, 2015|Vmware|

When you have a lot of VMware products running like vCenter, SRM, vRops, VMware view, NSX,etc.. then at some point you need to upgrade one of them. so what is the order of upgrade ? After some searching i use these articles from VMware to know what upgrade sequence to use.  it's very handy and you know where to start here are the links for the complete articles. Update sequence for VMware vSphere 5.5 and its compatible VMware products (2057795) KB2057795 Update sequence for vSphere 6.0 and its compatible VMware products (2109760) KB2109760

vCloud director 8 beta

By |2016-10-26T12:43:02+01:00June 2nd, 2015|Vmware|

if you are a service provider then check this out vmware is working on a vCloud director version 8. currently in beta but you can join and test it Join the vCloud Director 8.0 Beta Includes vSphere 6.0 and NSX 6.1 support, plus key improvements in Virtual Data Center (VDC) and vApp management. - See more at: http://www.vmware.com/partners/service-provider/#sthash.7KcLP4VZ.dpuf The upcoming release for vCloud Director has several new enhancements that will enable service providers drive operational efficiency and offer new capabilities to their cloud customers. Some of the key highlights for this release are: vSphere 6.0 and NSX 6.1 compatibility Virtual [...]

Creating low disk space alerts for the virtual machine guest file systems in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x

By |2016-10-26T12:43:02+01:00June 1st, 2015|Vmware|

if your looking for a low disk alert then here is how you set it up To configure vRealize Operations Manager 6.x to generate low disk space alerts for virtual machines, new Symptom and Alert Definitions must be created. Creating new Symptom Definitions To create new Symptom Definitions perform these steps:  Log in to vRealize Operations Manager as a user with administrative privileges. Click on Content and then on Symptom Definitions. In the Filter box, type Guest partition and press Enter. A Symptom Definition named Guest partition disk space usage should be displayed. Select the Guest partition disk space usage [...]