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Author Troy, Ryan

Title VMware cookbook / Ryan Troy and Matthew Helmke
Published Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly Media, Ā©2010


Description 1 online resource (xv, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents Table of Contents; Preface; Audience; Organization of This Book; Font Conventions; Using Code Examples; We'd Like to Hear from You; SafariĀ® Books Online; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. VMware Infrastructure Installation; 1.1 What Is VMware Infrastructure 3?; 1.2 What Is VMware vSphere 4.0?; 1.3 VMware ESX 3.x/4.x Configuration Maximums; See Also; 1.4 VMware ESX 3.x Server Overview; 1.5 VMware ESX 3.x Installation; See Also; 1.6 VMware ESXi 3.5 Overview; 1.7 VMware ESXi 3.5 Installation; Configure Root Password; Configure Lockdown Mode; Configure Management Network; See Also
1.8 VMware vCenter Server 2.x Overview1.9 vCenter Server 2.x Installation; VMware vCenter 2.x Server Requirements; VMware vCenter 2.x Server Database Requirements; 1.10 VMware vCenter Client 2.x Overview; 1.11 vCenter Client 2.x Installation; 1.12 License Server Overview; 1.13 License Server (vCenter 2.x) Installation; 1.14 vConverter Overview; 1.15 vConverter Installation; Installation on Windows; Installation on Linux; 1.16 VMware ESX 4.0 Installation; See Also; Chapter 2. Storage; 2.1 Comparing ESX Storage Options; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.2 Storage Device Naming Scheme
ProblemSolution; Discussion; 2.3 Creating a Network for a Software iSCSI Initiator; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.4 Configuring Software iSCSI; Problem; Solution; Discussion; See Also; 2.5 Configuring a Hardware iSCSI Initiator; Problem; Solution; Discussion; See Also; 2.6 Configuring iSCSI in Windows Virtual Machines; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.7 Opening Firewall Ports for an ESX iSCSI Software Initiator; Problem; Solution; Discussion; See Also; 2.8 Multipathing with iSCSI; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.9 Adding Fibre Channel Storage in ESX; Problem; Solution; Discussion
2.10 Raw Device Mapping in Virtual MachinesProblem; Solution; Discussion; 2.11 Creating a Port to Access NFS Datastores; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.12 Configuring ESX to Use NFS; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.13 Creating a VMFS Volume in vCenter; Problem; Solution; Discussion; See Also; 2.14 Performing a Storage Rescan; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.15 Creating a VMFS Volume via the Command Line; Problem; Solution; Discussion; See Also; 2.16 Viewing the Files That Define a VMFS Volume; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.17 Extending a VMFS Volume; Problem; Solution
DiscussionSee Also; 2.18 Reading VMFS Metadata; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.19 Renaming a VMFS Volume Label from the Command Line; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.20 Manually Creating and Aligning a VMFS Partition; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.21 Creating a Diagnostic Partition; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.22 Removing Storage Volumes from ESX; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.23 Determining Whether a VMFS Datastore Is on a Local or SAN Disk; Problem; Solution; Discussion; 2.24 Adjusting Timeouts When Adding Storage in vCenter; Problem; Solution; Discussion
2.25 Setting Disk Timeouts in Windows
Summary If you want to gain insight into the real-world uses of VMware ESX and ESXi, this book provides scores of step-by-step solutions for working with these products in a wide range of network environments. You'll not only learn the basics -- how to pool resources from hardware servers, computer clusters, networks, and storage, and then distribute them among virtual machines -- but also the stumbling blocks you'll encounter when you monitor systems, troubleshoot problems, and deal with security. In addition to the recipes, VMware Cookbook includes background information to help you determine your vi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, I.E. websites and index
Includes I.E. websites
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Subject VMware.
Virtual computer systems.
COMPUTERS -- Operating Systems -- Virtualization.
COMPUTERS -- System Administration -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Utilities.
Virtual computer systems.
Virtual computer systems.
Form Electronic book
Author Helmke, Matthew.
LC no. 2011377284
ISBN 9781449389420