#vBrownBag Follow-Up Networking for VMware Administrators with Chris Wahl (@chriswahl)

Chris Wahl joins the #vBrownBag to cover several chapters from his new book including the differences between physical and virtual networking, the differences between VMware vSphere standard and distributed switches and some design considerations around the use of each. Video You can find Chris on Twitter @chriswahl, his blog http://www.wahlnetwork.com and his new book –[…]

#vBrownBag VCP-DCV Series starting June 3rd

Starting on 6/3 we will be running a VCP-DCV series on the EMEA #vBrownBag.  If you are already registered for the EMEA show, these will run on the normal schedule and be posted along with all our other shows to the site and iTunes.  You can find more details about the series here (http://vbrownbag.comm/vbrownbag-vmware-certified-professional-data-center-virtualization-vcp-dcv-track/).  

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCAP-DTD with Brian Suhr (@bsuhr)

Brian Suhr joins the professionalvmware.com #vBrownBag to review sections 1 and 2 of the the VMware Certified Advanced Professional in Desktop Design blueprint. Recording Slides https://app.box.com/s/uyjvmp20rm6srv5mzngb You can find Brian on Twitter @bsuhr and his blog athttp://www.virtualizetips.com/ andhttp://www.datacenterzombie.com/. You can request a copy of the blueprint in the VMware MyLearn portal. Sign up for the live[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up Home Lab builds with Mark Gabryjelski (@markgabbs)

Mark Gabryjelski dropped in on the #vBrownBag to give some tips and tricks on building a home lab capable of running nested ESXi servers. You can find additional videos from Mark about this build at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLQ3sn5-bIVgJ69HsGPm9-58E4hzjxtq2&app=desktop Video You can sign up for the live ProfessionalVMware.com #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/ and follow some of our ongoing[…]

#vBrownbag Follow-Up Nick Marshall (@nickmarshall9) covering VSAN

Nick Marshall, author of Mastering vSphere 5.5, reviews the requirements, installation and configuring of VMware’s new VSAN offering which was announced at VMworld along with vSphere 5.5. 2013-09-04 Professionalvmware.com #vBrownBag VMware VSAN with Nick Marshall (@nickmarshall9) from ProfessionalVMware on Vimeo.

2013-06-27 ProfessionalVMware #vBrownBag LATAM, #VCAP DCA obj.6.3 Troubleshoot redes @elnemesisdivina

The following content is in Spanish, the language in which the webinar is presented. el 27 de junio, 2013 en ProfessionalVMware #vBrownBag LATAM se presentó el obj.6.3 Troubleshoot Networking Performance & Connectivity por Raymundo Escobar @elnemesisdivina   Recursos y respuestas a algunas preguntas del público durante la sesión:   Updated VMware ESXi  – reference poster[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-up VMware vCloud Automation Center with Jon Harris (@Jon HarrisNM)

In this episode of the ProfessionalVMware.com #vBrownBag, Jon Harris covers the requirements for installing VMware  vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) and also walks through a live installation ending with access to the vCAC management console. #vBrownBag Follow-up VMware vCloud Automation Center with Jon Harris (@Jon HarrisNM) from ProfessionalVMware on Vimeo. You can find this and other[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-up Home Lab Builds with Phillip Jaenke (@rootwyrm)

Phillip Jaenke (@rootwyrm) reviews considerations for building your own own home lab and VMware ESXi servers.  Don’t forget to check the HCL! DIY VMware Hardware and Labs Phillip Jaenke (@rootwyrm) ProfessionalVMware #vBrownBag US from ProfessionalVMware on Vimeo.

Some ESXi CLI Commands

Having not used the ESXi command line as often as I should, I logged in and found myself in an unfamiliar place. My objective was to enter maintenance mode, reboot the host, and exit maintenance mode. ESXi CLI Enter Maintenance Mode vim-cmd hostsvc/maintenance_mode_enter ESXi CLI Exit Maintenance Mode vim-cmd hostsvc/maintenance_mode_exit ESXi CLI Reboot the host[…]