Though we can't talk to our VI verbally just yet like how we'd do with Sir, Google Assistant, or Bixby, we can use vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) to deliver intelligent operations management. Here's how to install, run, and test vROps on VMware Workstation.
Auto Deploy is a system / infrastructure that should allow us to watch a new ESXi host auto-magically appear on our vSphere environment to contribute its resources. Everything is done for us autonomously after we mount an ESXi host in our datacenter, connect it to the appropriate network, and turn it on. Here's how to configure it.
Configuring PXE boot on a virtual machine running on VMware Fusion is slightly different compared to how we do it on physical machines. Here's how to easily get it done.
Due to my apparent predicament, I've decided to promote my mobile workhorse, a MacBook Pro (MBP), to a portable virtual infrastructure (VI) lab too. And on this post, I'll share some tips that could help with building vSphere 6.5 lab on a MacBook too, and some experiences that could spare you the trouble managing it.
Sometimes when I create new nested ESXi servers only 1 NIC shows up. Here's how to get the rest working properly.
Here's how we can copy into and install GPU drivers of new ESXi servers that are not connected to the company network yet.