Tag vCenter

VMware vCenter offers services to enhance the reliability and manageability of a server deployment, such as:
VMotion — the capability to move a running virtual machine from one ESX host to another whilst the Operating System continues to run and service users(and faster than some other editions)
Storage VMotion — the capability to move a running virtual machine from one storage device to another whilst the Operating System is running
DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) — automatic load-balancing of an ESX cluster using VMotion
HA (High Availability) — in case of hardware failure in a cluster, the virtual servers will automatically restart on another host in the cluster

Deploy an OVF from ESXi Datastore

I recently had a demand to deploy an OVF (Open Virtualization Format is an open-source standard for packaging and distributing software applications for virtual machines) which is located on Datastore of ESXi Server. When you try to deploy from vSphere web…

Resizing your VMFS

I’ve been developing an automation scripts to provision and expand VMFS Datastore. Expand not Extent… I increased the storage volume size and need to increase the size of VMFS datastore without affording the downtime Here is the VIjava / YAVI Java code for…