While attending the HA: Internals and Best Practices session (BC3197) on Tuesday afternoon, I learned something new about HA’s VM health monitoring. With a cluster’s HA, you can set it to monitor the health of your VMs and have them automatically restart if it detects an OS hang-up. To do this it uses a heartbeat […]
Here’s a couple of little snippets from the FT – Overview and Best Practice session (BC2961). Most of the material covered, I’ve seen before in the recently released FT whitepaper. However here’s the extra bits in noticed that was new to me: When enabling FT on a VM in a DRS cluster, vCenter sets the […]
I just attended the Technical Deep Dive on Host Profiles (VM3433). I learned a couple of interesting things that I’d not seen before: Only 1 profile can be applied per cluster. Logging on the host is to the file “pyVmomiserver.log” Things not covered by Host Profiles are: Licensing vDS policy configuration (however you can do […]
Well, this evening was the VMworld 2009 Welcome Reception Party. Here lies my swag. I gave up after the seventeenth t-shirt.