Objective 2.1 – Configure vNetwork Standard Switches

For this objective I used the following documents: Configuration Maximums for VMware vSphere 5 Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 2.1 – Configure vNetwork Standard Switches Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify vNetwork Standard Switch (vSS) capabilities A lot of the capabilities you find in a virtual switch are the same as a physical …

Quick Review: LAS4001 – VMworld Labs User Automation and Workflow Architecture

Session LAS4001 – VMworld Labs User Automation and Workflow Architecture was the last session I attended at VMworld 2011.  To be blunt, I almost didn’t go.  It was the last session of the conference and I was a bit tired from the crazy week, but I decided at the last minute that I’d check it out.  As I sit back …

Host Profiles–Not quite there yet

Today I was setting up a host profile and found them to be extremely lacking in two areas (probably more); distributed environments and vNetworking. Distributed Environments:  I currently work in a large distributed enterprise with multiple vDatacenters.  Some items are standard across the enterprise, but there are site specific details that need to be configured.  I thought, “hey, I can …