VMware vMotion – Error “Different offload or security policies”

This unable to migrate error indicates that the source and destination servers have different security or offload settings configured on the virtual switch or portgroup that the virtual machine is connected to and usually is related to Traffic Shaping options enabled not on all physical hosts. Read More …

VMware – OVF ha un manifest file non valido

Spesso, in ambienti VMware complessi si adopera molto la funzionalità di estrazione delle virtual machines in formato OVF/OVA, per poter trasferire tali VM su altri cluster VMware o semplicemente adoperarli come template su altri sistemi di virtualizzazione. Read More …

VMware ESX – Recreate a VMX file for a VM

On a VMware ESX infrastructure (especially during VM migration between two not connected ESX) there could be a tedious scenario: once you have extracted a VM from the old ESX and imported to the new one you realize that the VM’s VMX file is probably corrupted. Read More …

Setup NFS Server on Windows Server 2012

Setting up the server as the base operating system for the NFS server, we used a virtual machine with 2 Read More …

Methods for Hardening Virtual Machines (VMware)

The official vSphere Security Guide makes a number of recommendations around best practices for virtual machine security. There are also Read More …