Background ESXi servers are fundamental infrastructure. The underly hardware performance has a butterfly effect on the upper layer virtual machines and applications. Since there is less than 10% performance overhead on the virtualization layer. So it’s valuable to get full performance on the hardware layer. Memory is a big player in hardware performance tuning. Balanced […]
This guide will show you some tips of how to troubleshooting MAC address conflicts on ESXi and Cisco UCS level.
HPE published an advisor for SSD issue recently. The issue impacts most popular Proliant servers in the world. The remediation is upgrading firmware. Unfortunately HPE doesn’t have a product can easy report hard disk model for Gen9 and earlier models.
Applying moref properties failed on Cisco UCS.
From a Windows host, CIM sessions can be established to remotely connect to the iDRAC interface on your Dell PowerEdge servers. But what if you don’t have internet connection?
Cannot run KVM console program because your system deployment.config file states that an enterprise configuration file is mandatory.
Please refer to following post for basic troubleshooting of Emulex OneConnect. How to Install Proper Drivers for 3rd Party Network Adapter on ESXi 5.x I have a box uses Emulex OneConnect OCe10102 network adapters. The adapter is quite old and Emulex brand card doesn’t support ESXi 6.0. I upgraded the server to ESXi 6.0 and […]
HPE 3PAR upgrading team usually sends a per-requisites before upgrading. One thing in the guide incorrect is the Windows 2012 required patch KB3046101. You may see error below when you install the path on Windows 2012 server. The update is not applicable to your computer The reason […]
You may need only 1 IP address for blade console in Cisco UCS Manager. You can follow Understanding “Management IP” of Cisco UCS Manager to configure it. You may see warning “Vlan ‘xxx’ resolved to unsupported VLAN ID” when you delete existing inbound and outbound IP pools if you are trying to clean up existing […]
Benefit of using Inbound Management IP Address for Cisco UCS Blades is it’s faster than outbound. But how to configure it?