Month: February 2017

Veeam Backup integration with Data Domain Repository

In the previous posts we have seen the steps on how  to deploy and run the initial configuration setup for the EMC Data Domain Virtual Edition 3.0. The procedure was really straightforward and the purpose […]

Data Domain Virtual Edition 3.0 Configure DD Boost

In this quick article I would like to continue the setup for the creation of a DD Boost user we can then leverage when Backup solutions like Veeam, the vSphere Data Protection and others can […]

VMware vSphere: Binding iSCSI Ports

One of the things that is usually missed during deployments of iSCSI Storage with VMware vSphere first install is the NIC and Port Binding. As we have already seen in the previous posts, VMware offers […]

VMware vSphere: Setup VMkernel Network

After reviewing the settings and configurations of additional Physical Network Adapters and how to setup the VMware TCP/IP Stacks it’s now time to take a quick look at the configuration details for the VMkernels. This will also […]

VMware vSphere: configure TCP/IP Stack

With a vanilla installation of VMware vSphere Hosts there are 3 TCP/IP Stacks that are created by default: Default, Provisioning and vMotion. The purpose of a TCP/IP Stack configuration in VMware vSphere Hosts is to […]

VMware vSphere: Setup Physical Network Adapters

How many Physical Adapters do you currently have in your vSphere Hosts? I would say the more the merrier! And the reason for this it gives us more flexibility in a good number of situations where […]

VMware vSphere: Setup Networking

Designing the architecture of the Network Infrastructures in a virtual Data Center is not probably the easiest thing to do considering the number of possible requirements when combined together. So concepts like security, performance, isolation, redundancy […]

VMware vSphere: Building a Data Center

One of the first topics that usually is covered even before thinking about the physical infrastructures working in the background is about how to build a Data Center. Surely the different resources and layers available […]

VMware vSphere: Install new Network Drivers

In the previous posts we have seen the steps of how to setup our personal home lab. For this purpose I have used an Intel NUC that apart from packing interesting features is lacking in […]

Intel NUC: Configure ESXi first steps

Here we are with the last part of this article series on how to create your home lab. In this step we’ll use the vSphere Client to connect to the newly created VMware ESXi Host. […]