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Category: Storage

Problems while adding an NFS share to vSphere

Today I was trying to add a NFS share from a NAS device to my vSphere lab servers. I’ve used these same NFS shares before, but I had a lab setup so did not care too much that the NFS shares were not on an isolated network. This weekend I decided to fix that sloppy …

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Virtualisation 102 – SRM

This article builds on the previous 101 overview of VMware’s Site Recovery Manager and covers the deployment process at a high level.  For detailed instructions on how to roll out SRM please refer to the documentation linked to in the previous article. Preparation Phase DR projects are notorious for soaking up engineer resource, requiring multiple …

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Virtualisation 101 – SRM

This is the first in a short series of high level articles intended to explain how some of VMware’s products and features work, to help anyone that needs to get up to speed quickly on a particular topic. What Is It? Site Recovery Manager is a VMware product that enables protection of a virtual infrastructure …

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It is all a question about which path to take.

Planning storage is a simple thing,  you go to your Storage Admin’s and say, I need x amount of LUNs of this size please for my ESX servers and they NO, we only do xGB size LUN’s, or they breath thought their teeth like a motor mechanic or plumber and say, Storage doesn’t grow on …

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