Author Archive: Andreas Lesslhumer

How to – run vCenter Server and database server on a dedicated host

If you run your vCenter server and the associated database server virtually, you normally want to control on which host they are situated. Since vSphere 4.1 this is possible with the help of a feature called DRS Groups Managers. In…
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How to – Reclaim Dead Space from Thin Provisioned VMFS Datastores

If you use thin provisioned VMFS datastores you will maybe face the problem that unused space on the storage is not released automatically when you delete or migrate a virtual machine. For example: A virtual machine is migrated from one…
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