Upgrading to VMware vSphere 6.7

The original article can be accessed fro the below link: Link: https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2018/04/upgrade-considerations-vmware-vsphere-6-7.html Why should we upgrade to vSphere 6.7? VMware vSphere 6.7 reinforces your investment in VMware. Since vSphere is at the heart of VMware’s SDDC offering and a fundamental building block of your cloud strategy, upgrading should be top of mind, but only after carefully considering …

Lockdown Mode in vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

Understanding Lockdown Mode vSphere 6.0 and 6.5   Lockdown mode is a security feature for vSphere Host connected to vCenter Server. ESXi 5.x and earlier versions: When Lockdown mode is enabled, only the vpxuser (vCenter Server User) has all the authentication permissions. Other users cannot perform any operations directly on the ESXi host. Lockdown mode …

Installing an OEM branded Windows OS in VMware

Installing an OEM branded Windows OS in VMware If you try to install an OEM branded Windows operating system you will likely have issues activating or installing because it cannot check the BIOS/hardware make. This is pretty common with Dell, HP, or IBM branded media. To resolve this issue you will need to add “smbios.reflecthost=”TRUE“.” …

How to gather DELL DSET report on an ESXi Host Server

How to gather DELL DSET report on an ESXi Host Server Step by Step process : 1. Install Dell OpenManage agent on ESXi host 2. Install DSET collector on a remote system which can ping the ESXi Host. 3. Run DSET Collector from the remote System. Install Dell OpenManage agent on ESXi host: ESXi 5.0 …