Category Archives: VMware

FTF 010: How to change IPs on infrastructure when NSX is installed?

Yesterday we needed to re-address VMware environment - Management, vMotion and VXLAN. This is not a complex task until you have NSX installed in your datacenter. NSX VXLAN addresses reorganization When you need to change addresses of VXLAN the following steps can be useful: Prerequisites Create a new vSphere cluster and add to correct Transport Zone(s). Create a… Read More »

Integration PowerChute Network Shutdown with VMware

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?

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 »