Davoud Teimouri

Virtualization & Datacenter

Category: ESXi

[News]: VMware Tools 10.3.0 is Discontinued

Why VMware Tools 10.3.0 is Discontinued? VMware has release VMware Tools 10.3.0 on 12th July, It includes some new functionality such as VMware AppDefense Integration. But today, VMware asked the customers to downgrade VMware Tools on some guest OSes. Seems, there is some issues in some vSphere ESXi 6.5 configurations with the VMXNET3 network driver for Windows that […]

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VMDK Write Performance on Different Provisioning Types

Provisioning Types Comparison

VMDK (Virtual Machine Disk) has been designed to mimic the operation of physical disk. Virtual disks are stored as one or more VMDK files on the host computer or remote storage device, and appear to the guest operating system as standard disk drives.

VMware supports three provisioning types:

Thin Provisioned
Thick Provisioned
Eager-zeroed Thick Provisioned

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Hardware Status Problem on HPE ProLiant Gen10

The Hardware Sensor Status Reported in the vSphere Web Client Do you have any HPE ProLiant Gen10 on your virtual environment? Did you upgrade their iLO firmware to 1.30? If you have the servers with upgraded iLO firmware, you may face with the below status on Hardware status tab in vSphere Web Client: VMware vSphere […]

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[Review]: vSphere 6.5 Update 2

vCenter 6.5 Update 2

Today, VMware has announced vSphere 6.5 U2 with lot of new features and fixes on components specially on ESXi and vCenter. vSphere 6.5 U2 has some new features that backported from vSphere 6.7 . VMware recommended upgrading vSphere 5.5 to vSphere 6, 6.5, so vSphere 6.5 U2 is good choice for upgrade virtual infrastructure with less impact, because many hardware that supporting vSphere 5.5, don’t compatible with vSphere 6.7 . Upgrading to vSphere 6.5 Update 2 from vSphere 5.5 requires a minimum version of vSphere 5.5 Update 3b prior to performing the upgrade.

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