Posts tagged server
In medium and large deployments, you can distribute the load on VMware View Connection Server by adding many of them thanks to the “Replica” role. However, the balance and failover between them is not available directly inside the software. To distribute View clients among them, you need an external balancer.
VMware has its own way of doing it, by leveraging balancing features of VCNS (VMware vCloud Networking & Security, formerly known as vShield Edge). However, I always find myself more at ease with HAProxy. This program is really small on memory, and has neat features like SSL offloading, multiple algorythms for More >
I recently had a bad crash on my vSphere lab, and I had to restart by hand all the VMs hosted in it. Once everything was restarted and all services seem to be correctly up and running, I wanted to upgrade a couple of ESXi server with the latest patches, so I fired up the C# Client, since at the moment Update Manager is not available into the Web Client.
At first, I had errors trying to login, even if I was sure I was entering the correct credentials:
As usual, I did all the usual checks (services status, ODBC connectivity between More >
Often, during the design of Veeam infrastructures for customers, we have to choose how to authenicate into the Veeam Backup Server.
IT guys in complex companies ask always for all their server, and also their databases, to be authenticated towards a central directory. Beeing Veeam a Windows based software, this means MS Active Directory. Same request comes for the backend database used by Veeam.
Personally, I always said no to this requests, and also internally in our datacenter we configured the whole Veeam Infrastructure with a dedicated workgroup, and all the Proxies and Repositories are called by their IP addresses and not More >