This post will guide you through the configuration of FreeNAS 8.3 for use on VMware vSphere.
It is assumed at this stage that only the installation has been completed, we still need to create and configure the storage.
Log in to the web console of the FreeNAS server and browse to the Storage tab.
In a recent post I showed you how to update your hosts from 5.1 to 5.1u1, whilst it was a nice and simple exercise you mustn’t forget that you also need to update your vCenter server (or in this case appliance).
Following the steps below you will now update your vCSA appliance from 5.1 to [...]
During a recent Microsoft True-Up piece of work we were doing at work we discovered that 3 of our Microsoft SQL servers had been installed with the Developer edition of Microsoft SQL 2008 R2, this isn’t really an issue because we are licensed for the proper versions but to make life easier for us in [...]
So I had the pleasure of attending the VMware vForum event at Wembley Stadium yesterday. One of the surprise finds at the event was the Condusiv Technologies stand down in the Solutions Exchange.
Now I didn’t realise it but Condusiv Technologies are a company I have had experience of before, for those of you familiar [...]
With the release last week of vSphere 5.1 Update 1 one of the things that was announced was the ability to install vCenter Server on Windows 2012, as my recent overhaul of the HomeLab included an upgrade to Windows 2012 across the environment I had to use the vCSA instead of 2012 because vCenter used [...]
So with the release of ESXi 5.1 Update 1 last week it meant I needed to upgrade my home lab environment, using the following steps allowed me to do this really quickly and with little fuss.
1. Place the Host into Maintenance Mode and ensure that there are no running VM’s on the host.
VMware have just launched the CloudCredibility website that gives you and your team the chance to prove how good you are by awarding points for every challenge\task you complete. It’s a fairly light hearted approach to showing off you and your Teams Cloud abilities from both a technical and non-technical stand point.
It has [...]