One thing that catches a few customers up is the process of installing async drivers in their ESXi host … We have a KB article on the topic here, but there is more than one method to choose from and preparation steps involved. Since these steps might seem a little tricky, we decided a quick, live video explaining the topic might help many of you.
We called upon Kiwi Ssennyonjo to walk us through the salient points.
Again, the full KB article can be found here: Installing async drivers on ESXi 5.0/5.1/5.5 (2005205)
In case you missed it, VMware Education Services has just posted ten new FREE instructional videos on varied topics that are now available for your viewing pleasure, specifically:
Have you heard about VMware’s new associate certifications?
Dena Tooma, a technical writer at VMware says it took less than a day to both study and write her VCA exam. Watch as she tells us how she has more confidence dealing with her peers now that she understands more of the terminology and concepts around VMware products. Certification is not just for the hard-core IT nerds anymore.
Whether you’re looking for your first certification or branching into new areas of expertise, VMware Certified Associate certifications are the easiest to achieve, giving you a firm footing on which to grow and document your expertise. They are also a great opportunity for non-technical colleagues to learn about VMware technology.
If you are interested in becoming a VMware Certified Associate (VCA), check for certification requirements here: www.vmware.com/certification
Remember the immensely popular Network port diagram for vSphere 5.x we released back in July? Many of you got your hands on a physical copy at VMworld that we were handing out at the Social Support booth in the Hang Space.
Today we make good on a promise to release one for Horizon View 5.2 Click the image to be taken to the KB article which contains the pdf file.
Network port diagram for Horizon View (2061913)
Let us know what you think in the comment area below; we’re interested!
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