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VMware VSAN Launch Q&A

VMware has today announced VSAN. Here are some highlights from the Q&A session: VSAN will be GA at March 10 2014 vSphere 5.5 Update 1 will support VSAN GA Beta VSAN upgrades to the GA release are not supported VSAN is not a VSA. Performance is much better than any VSA Pricing and packaging will …

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vSphere 5.x NIC problems

Last week ik blogged about the “Broadcom adapter data corruption on ESXi/ESX hosts using the tg3 driver and TSO enabled” NIC problem. Link This week I found two new vSphere NIC issues worth to mention: Hosts with virtual machines using the E1000/E1000E adapter have networking issues after upgrading …

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Perform ESXi host maintenance on a VMware Horizon View floating desktop pool

When you need to perform maintenance (planned downtime) on an ESXi host which is part of a floating pool the following steps can be be taken: These steps are only required when using local storage for the linked clones! In the VMware Horizon View Administrator, edit the pool and uncheck the …

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