VMware

VMWare Internals: Understanding how vMotion works

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Understanding how vMotion works This is my first article on detailing VMWare Internals and in this article we discuss about how VMWare vMotion works and what happens in the background during the vMotion. About vMotion vMotion is one of the key feature of VMWare technology. vMotion is a live migration/movement of running Virtual Machines (VMs) between physical hosts with ZERO downtime and offering continuous service availability. It is transparent to the VM Guest OS & applications as well as to the end user.  The primary use case is to support manual load balancing of your ESX servers in cases like, […]

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Networking

Setting up NetScaler lab environment from the scratch

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Environment: You have existing Dev QA lab networked with 172.22.1.0/16 (255.255.0.0) IP addressing.  Your Dev QA network has access to public internet and it runs the Firewall that is going to be your Default Gateway both of your labs. You want to setup a NetScaler lab environment for your client systems in 172.22.1.0/16 and allow them to access web servers running in a test DMZ network under 192.168.1.0/24 through NetScaler.   Pre-requisites: Download VMware ESXi Hypervisor software from VMware. I’ve used the current latest version vSphere Hypervisor which is a free bare-metal hypervisor. It ships with ESXi 6.0 along with […]

Citrix

Sequence of steps that takes places on VMware vCenter System when Citrix XenDesktop 7 Machine Catalog creation process copies over the Base Image VM.

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