Integration PowerChute Network Shutdown with VMware

By | July 21, 2019

Recently during checking news on VMware Solutions Exchange page, I found that useful info is available there PowerChute Network Shutdown v4.3 for VMware. This software supports the graceful shutdown in a vSAN environment with support for Standard and Stretched clusters. PowerChute will issue a Maintenance Mode command for vSAN cluster hosts using the “No Action” or “Ensure Accessibility”… Read More »

vCenter (VCSA) on vSAN or local disks?

By | January 1, 2019

Recently I had an interesting discussion with my customer about vCenter (already VCSA) location that is not dependent on the central storage system (array) but prepared for high availability and disaster recovery. vCenter is an important VM for VMware Administrators and there would be an impact on infrastructure if it is down (e.g. Horizon View). We focused on… Read More »

FTF 009: Cross-vCenter NSX - reorganizing

By | December 31, 2018

Recently I have had a task to reorganize NSX Cross vCenter domains - Primary and Secondary environments. My customer had eight vCenter with NSX - four pairs of Primary and Secondary. As you probably know or you can check on VMware page, benefits of Cross-vCenter NSX: Increased span of NSX logical networks. The same logical networks are available… Read More »