5 reasons why ESXi embedded host client is awesome

The ESXi embedded host client is a fling developed by the folks at VMware labs, for accessing ESXi host over a web browser. The UI is built using HTML and is quite fast as compared to the flash based interface which was used by the host client released earlier with version 6.0 or the vSphere web client that is used today to access vCenter over the browser. Personally, I’m a big fan of C# client and never thought that any

Some VMworld 2015 US awesomeness

It’s been a busy month so far and I have not been able to write down all the good things about VMworld 2015. I got to attend the VMworld US this year and it was a wonderful experience. Since it was my first VMworld I was a little occupied with all the sessions, meetings and lot of other things and could not write blogs live during the event like all the pros did ;) So here I am, talking about

PaaS with vCloud Application Director(vCAD) 6.0 and vCAC 6.0

This series of posts which will take us through the process of achieving PaaS(Platform-as-a-Service) using VMware’s newly released vCloud Automation Center 6.0 and vCloud Application Director 6.0. NIST(National Institute of Standards and Technology)Defines PaaS as: Platform as a Service (PaaS). The capability provided to the consumer is to deploy onto the cloud infrastructure consumer-created or acquired applications created using programming languages, libraries, services, and tools supported by the provider. The consumer does not manage or control the underlying cloud infrastructure including network,

How To Install and Configure vCenter Support Assistant -Part 2

In my previous post  How To Install and Configure vCenter Support Assistant -Part 1 we saw how to deploy the vCenter support Assistant Appliance. In this second part we will see how to configure the support assistant to get integrated with vCenter so it can start collecting the d=information and do its thang ( Proactive monitoring). After successful deployment of the Appliance you will have to  browser to http://<vCenter-support-Assistance-ip> which in our case is   Log-in into the Appliance with