Tag: vMotion

Don’t neglect the Virtual Machine hardware!

Don’t neglect the Virtual Machine hardware!

Here’s a quick cautionary tale of a client who let their Virtual Machine Hardware get quite a few cycles out of date.   We were setting ... Read More

Stick to the Basics–vMotion fails at 21%

Stick to the Basics–vMotion fails at 21%

I was working with a client recently and after doing a memory upgrade and vSphere upgrade from 5.x to 6.0, my vMotion activity began to ... Read More

VMware 6 : Unable to connect to the MKS: Internal Error

VMware 6 : Unable to connect to the MKS: Internal Error

Almost EVERY SINGLE time I see this error, it’s DNS related.  When I ran into it tonight, I immediately thought I had fat fingered the ... Read More

vCenter Full of Errors!  Not a problem.

vCenter Full of Errors! Not a problem.

Interesting note from a buddy of mine.  He logged into his VirtualCenter (5.x) and found almost all of his Virtual Machines with an error condition.   ... Read More

VMware View : Transfer Status LOCKED.

VMware View : Transfer Status LOCKED.

Installing the new View 4.6 Transfer server (for Local Mode Offline Desktops) and I noticed that the Transfer Server was UNMOVABLE.  Right click the VM ... Read More

VMware Enterprise  or Enterprise Plus?

VMware Enterprise or Enterprise Plus?

You may have heard about the coming licensing changes from VMware.  You may have heard about the new vRAM licensing and some of the impacts ... Read More

What is EMC’s new VPLEX?

Jeff Miller attended EMC World with us this year and wrote up a quick post regarding his high level understanding of EMC’s new VPLEX. I ... Read More

So have you played with Microsoft’s SCVMM yet?

So have you played with Microsoft’s SCVMM yet?

While working internally on some System Center configurations, Aaron Silber sent over a quick note on what he was up to.  I personally haven’t played ... Read More

Enable VT and EVC in the Hewlett Packard (HP) BIOS

Enable VT and EVC in the Hewlett Packard (HP) BIOS

I’ve posted screen shots on how to enable VT and EVC on Dell servers before so when I had an opportunity to grab the screenshots ... Read More

vMotion Error : Failed to write.

vMotion Error : Failed to write.

While trying to Migrate some machines (Cold and Hot Migrations) from my old 3.5 farm to my new shiny vSphere lab, I received the following ... Read More