VMware vCenter – Enable Single Sign On (SSO)

Platform Service Controller is a new component in VMware vSphere. The PSC contains all the services that vCenter needs for its functions including Single Sign-On (SSO). This post describes how to configure AD authentication in vCenter Server. 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 …

VMware vCenter – Removing Self-Signed Certificate Warning

When connecting to a VMWare vCenter server using a web-browser, there appears a warning of self-signed certificate issued by an Read More …

VMware – vSphere Virtual Cores, Virtual Sockets, and Virtual CPU (vCPU)

VMware introduced multi core virtual CPU in vSphere 4.1 to avoid socket restrictions used by operating systems. In vSphere a Read More …

Restarting the Management agents (VMware ESX-ESXi)

The management agents synchronize VMware components and let you access the ESXi host through the vSphere Client or vCenter Server. Read More …