Category: vSphere 6.5

Optimizing SQL Server on vSphere

Here is a list of URLs that I have comprised on the topic of optimizing SQL Server on vSphere:   The SQL on vSphere Best Practices Guide: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/solutions/SQL_Server_on_VMware-Best_Practices_Guide.pdf   Microsoft SQL Server on VMware Availability and Recovery Option:  http://www.vmware.com/content/dam/digitalmarketing/vmware/en/pdf/solutions/sql-server-on-vmware-availability-and-recovery-options.pdf...

New vCenter Server Appliance Deployment…

New vCenter Server Appliance Deployment Walkthroughs – via VMware vSphere Blog vSphere 6.5 takes the VCSA deployment experience to the next level. The VCSA 6.5 installer no longer requires a plugin, making it browser...

Join VCSA 6.5 to AD Domain

Join VCSA 6.5 to AD Domain – via EnterpriseDaddy Join VCSA 6.5 to AD Domain In one of my vSphere 6.0 posts, I mentioned how to join vCenter Server appliance to an AD Domain,...

Update ESXi to v6.5 via CLI

Working in my lab and figured I’d outline the steps I used to update my ESXi 6 host to 6.5: Enable SSH on your host Run this CMD to display the list of available...

Nested vSphere 6.5 Home Lab Configuration

Here are the details I used for my nested ESXi 6.5 deployment in my home lab. The OVA and it’s configuration is provided by William Lam from virtuallyghetto.com. Host Configuration: Dell XPS 8700 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU...