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Monitoring VMWare ESXi 3.5 through DRAC

04.18.2009 · Posted in VM Ware ESXi 3.5

We have a Dell PowerEdge 2950 running VMWare ESXi 3.5. To monitor the Dell hardware, we are using the DRAC feature. Make sure you have a DRAC management card installed, and set it up with an IP address. Access the management page with any browser, and from there you can setup email notifications whenever there’s ...

ESXi 3.5 on Dell Optiplex GX620

02.11.2009 · Posted in VM Ware ESXi 3.5

I am currently setting up a brand new test environment, and I will be writing down the whole project here. Hardware – Using Dell Optiplex GX620. This is one of the Dell workstations that will support ESXi 3.5. I tried to get ESXi working on Dell Optiplex 745, without any luck. It has a 3 ...

VMware ESXi 3.5 for DR

01.12.2009 · Posted in Backup and DR, VM Ware ESXi 3.5

In case one of the application servers blows up. For servers such as SQL and Exchange, you will need a beefed up server hosting the ESXi server. The BIG picture Convert physical machines (mostly Windows 2003 servers) into virtual machines (.vmx) Save the virtual machines into a central repository Restore the VM image when needed ...

VI Client can’t connect to ESXi 3.5

01.09.2009 · Posted in VM Ware ESXi 3.5

On Monday, I was getting this error “Could not interpret the client’s request” when connecting to my ESXi 3.5 server using VI Infrastructure client v2.5. Without access to the VMware server, I could not manage the virtual machines. I did a bit of research on the internet, and according to a post on the VMware ...

Disaster recovery for VMWare ESXi

12.03.2008 · Posted in VM Ware ESXi 3.5

In July 2008, VMware released a free version of the VMware ESXi hypervisor. The free version is officially called VMware ESXi 3.5. This move has not only increased VMware presence in the market, but the majority of VMware’s revenues come from selling its Virtual Infrastructure management suite, which you have to buy. Earlier this month ...