Deployment, PowerShell and System Administration

vSphere Lab-in-a-Box 14: vMotion Tests

In this post, we will use vMotion to move the DC02 server between the two virtual ESXi servers and between the iSCSI and NFS datastores. Move Server to New Host Open the vSphere Client and locate the “dc02” server.  Right-click on the server and choose Migrate… Leave the Migration Type on Change host.  Click Next.

vSphere Lab-in-a-Box 13: Set up Secondary Domain Controller

In this post we’ll set up a secondary domain controller on a virtual ESXi server and move it to the other virtual ESXi server using vMotion. Enable Nested VMs on the Virtual ESXi servers Since we will be running nested VMs on these virtual ESXi servers, we need to enable the SSH service and then

vSphere Lab-in-a-Box 12: Set up NFS

In this post we will configure the OpenFiler server for NFS and connect the virtual ESXi servers to it. Configure OpenFiler Open the web interface and go to Services.  Click Enable next to NFSv3 server. Go to Volumes.  Click on Block Devices on the right, then click on /dev/sdc. Scroll down and click on the

vSphere Lab-in-a-Box 11: Set up iSCSI

In this post, we will set up the OpenFiler VM as an iSCSI target for the virtual ESXi servers, and connect the virtual ESXi servers to it. Configure OpenFiler Log into your OpenFiler server via the web interface.  Go to Services and click Enable next to iSCSI target server. Go to System and scroll down