VDR and advanced parameters

Recently I’m using at some customers, the VDR appliance (vmware data recovery) from vmware. even is light years behind my beloved, I have to say it’s not so bad after all. Anyway, there are some default settings that do not appear useful in some conditions. for example, if you have several saved GB, daily integrity […]

vSphere 5 licensing: do your own maths!

I’ve found this really useful script: http://www.peetersonline.nl/index.php/vmware/calculate-vsphere-5-licenses-with-powershell/ You will need to run it using PoweCLI, and it will enumerate your ESX/ESXi sockets, compare them with your licenses and tell you if you have spare vRAM capacity (so you are getting advantage from the new licensing scheme) or you are overcommitting too much by a licensing […]