Category: vCenter

  • VMware vSphere virtual distributed switch & (VDS) enabling NetFlow

    vSphere: Wondering how to enable NetFlow in VMware vSphere? Well, it’s pretty easy – you’ll need to have your collector up a running (I’m using ManageEngine’s NetFlow Analyzer trial for testing purposes https://www.manageengine.com/products/netflow/?pos=MEhome&loc=ProdMenu&cat=ITOM) From there, let’s get into setting up NetFlow in the virtual distributed switch (VDS). In vSphere, click on the Network icon (#1), […]

  • Enhanced Authentication Plug-in (EAP) and Chrome v105+

    Do you use Chrome (v105+) with Windows and have been having recent issues using the Enhanced Authentication Plug-in (EAP) when logging in to vSphere? Well, now there’s a fix. Yep, I’m running v109.0.5414.75 and I’m having the issue. If you are saying “wait, what’s the issue? I missed something” Well…the primary issue is that the […]

  • vSphere VM CPU reservation settings

    Let’s talk a little bit about VM CPU reservations. I recently had a question about reserving X number of CPU’s for a VM, which was required for a vendor specific virtual machine for some software that was being installed on a server. So, what exactly is a CPU reservation? To put it simply, a reservation […]

  • VMware Update 7.0U3i…and more

    VMware Patch Update 7.0U3i