Introduction: Occasionally it's useful to connect vCenter to multiple networks simultaneously. Often this requirement comes from in-band (IB) vs out-of-band (OOB) networking where some provisioning or automation tool requires access to vCenter. The problem is that these provisioning tools often run on a dedicated OOB network, where servers running ESXi
Introduction: So what is ACS? ACS stands for Access Control System and is a product developed by Cisco. The primary features of ACS is to provide Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) and Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACACS+). These protocols are designed for use in Authentication, Authorization
Unlike my usual Problem / Solution posts, this post will be updated with helpful PowerCLI pieces I've found during my time picking apart the PowerCLI cmdlet reference! Get Total Host Info (CPU / Memory) This snippet retrieves the CPU and memory of every ESXi host in the cluster and displays the total
Problem Ever needed to migrate VMs between vCenter servers but been tied down due to VM networking? Hopefully the solutions provided here will help alleviate the problem. If you've got a large vCenter environment using VMware Distributed Switches (VDS) it's an absolute nightmare to move to a new vCenter server.
Problem I've recently had the requirement to put a NAT router performing NAT overload between an ESXi server and it's respective vCenter server. According to VMware this is an unsupported configuration but of course since when is anything I do supported anyway...if it's technically possible, go for it! In