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Creating an IP Pool for vFabric Hyperic Server

While deploying vFabric hyperic server one needs to specify IP addresses for both Hyperic server and also Hyperic database. These IP’s need to be reserved for hyperic. It will also throw a warning during deployment as shown below. Most of us

License has expired on xx/xx/xxxx error on vCAC 5.1 Self-Service Portal

I was upgrading vCAC license yesterday and came across this weird issue. I was using a vCAC Evaluation key and it expired. So i got hold of another license which was valid for a couple more days. Now i went to

vSphere 5.5 : Upgrade vCSA from 5.1 to 5.5

In my last two posts i wrote about upgrading ESXi and vCD from 5.1 to 5.5. In this post we will look at vCSA upgrade. Download the vCSA from VMware download page : Deploy the Virtual Center Server Appliance 5.5 OVF/OVA

vSphere 5.5 : Upgrading vCloud Director 5.1 to 5.5

In my last post i spoke about upgrading ESXi from 5.1 to 5.5. In this blog post i will be talking about upgrading vCloud Director from 5.1 to 5.5. I will jump in directly to the installation assuming that the vCD

vSphere 5.5 : Upgrading ESXi 5.1 to 5.5

VMware recently released vSphere 5.5. In this blog post I will explain the steps in upgrading ESXi 5.1 to ESXi 5.5. Before we start off its understood that the hosts has been prepared for upgrading by powering off/migrating the VM’s onto

Get authorized by VMware before registering for a certification

All these years there were no strict rules that you have to finish authorized training and then get a VCP certification. You could go ahead and take up the certification and then finish the authorized training after which your certification would