3 07, 2014

Book Review: Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager

By | July 3rd, 2014|Book Review, Review, SRM, Virtual Lab, Virtualization|0 Comments

It's time for another book review and this time, I am reviewing "Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager" This book is written by Abhilash GB (@AbhilashGB) who is amongst many things, a vExpert as well. The book is just over 140 pages long with five chapters. One thing I immediately [...]

30 09, 2013

How to create shared iSCSI storage for ESXi using StarWind’s iSCSI SAN Software

By | September 30th, 2013|Cloud, ESX, How To, SRM, StarWind, vCenter, VDI, Virtual Lab, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere, Windows, Workstation|3 Comments

In my previous post, I mentioned that I use StarWind Software's iSCSI SAN software to provide iSCSI LUNs for my home lab.  In this post, I'll document the process to create a simple shared iSCSI LUN setup.  Using that, one can provide as many LUNs as required to an ESXi setup, possibly with multipathing - [...]

28 03, 2012

VRMS Configuration issue when installing SRM 5.0

By | March 28th, 2012|SRM, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

Configuration of VRM Server (vSphere Replication Management Server) is one of the steps that one has to perform while installing SRM (Site Recovery Manager) 5.0.  A prerequisite for it is to have a compatible database available and the VRMS appliance deployed in advance.  However, when going through the configuration, one could sometimes see an error message while [...]