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VMware Virtualization Basics

Hypervisor is a platform that allows multiple operating systems to run on a single hardware. Using a Virtual Machine Manager or also called Hypervisor; the network administrators will be able to host several operating systems on one physical server. There are two types of hypervisors: Hypervisor type1: Is a kind of application that plays a […]

VMware Virtualization Technology

Intel VT and AMD-v In order to be able to use the systems as the Hypervisor to install ESXi on the hardware. There is a setting that needs to be configured properly in BIOS. That setting is called Intel-VT for intel inside servers and AMD-v for those machines with the AMD processors.   IntelĀ® Virtualization […]

VMware Basics

VMware Virtualization and Hypervisor Virtualization gives the administrators ability to use and manage less physical serves and consolidate the servers into a few physical machines. Virtualization benefits: Easier management: Because one physical machine hosts several Virtual Machines (VM servers). So; administrators will spend less time in managing, updating and configuring physical machines. Money saving: The […]

Virtual Networks and Virtual Switches

Virtual Networks: Virtual networks enable virtual machines to communicate with all devices in the network including the other virtual machines, Physical machines and Hypervisor. Virtual switch is connected to the Uplink ports (Physical ports) on one side and on the other side it connects to “Virtual Machine Port Groups” or “VMkernel Ports” Virtual Machine port […]

Install VMware remotely on a server using ILO

How to Install VMware ESXi on a server using the ILO on that server. Configure ILO on the HP server Connect to the ILO webpage via your Internet Browser Mount the ISO file into the server HP serversĀ  Generation 7 and above come with an embedded tool that facilitates the installation of the operating systems […]