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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Using vCenter Orchestrator Clusters

Senior Staff Engineer Peter Shepherd introduces you to using Clusters in vCenter Orchestrator to increase the availability of Orchestrator services and protect your running workflows and tasks from different crash scenarios.


Tagging in the vSphere Web Client

You can use tags to organize your vSphere Client inventory and make finding objects easier. Learn how to create and apply tags in this video.


vSphere HA Admission Control

Learn about vSphere HA Admission Control and the policies that you can choose from.


Roles, Privileges and Permissions in the vSphere Web Client

Senior Staff Engineer Peter Shepherd discusses privileges, roles, and permissions, and demonstrates how to create a virtual machine administrator role in the vSphere Web Client


vSphere HA Slot Size and Admission Control

Learn what a slot is, how it is calculated, and how it affects your vSphere HA Admission Control.


Configure Uniform Host Networking on a vSphere Distributed Switch

Senior Staff Engineer Peter Shepherd explains how to use a host as a template to create uniform networking configuration for multiple hosts on a vSphere Distributed Switch 5.5 in a single workflow.


Improve Network Performance by using SR-IOV

Senior Staff Engineer Peter Shepherd discusses the advantages of using the Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) technology in vSphere 5.5 or later for reducing latency and improving networking performance. Peter demonstrates how to configure a virtual machine to use SR-IOV in the vSphere Web Client.


Flow-Based Marking for QoS Traffic

Senior Staff Engineer Peter Shepherd explains flow-based marking in vSphere Distributed Switch and walks you through configuring Quality of Service (QoS) tagging in a simple Voice-over-IP (VoIP) environment by using the vSphere Web Client.


Enhanced LACP Support in vSphere Distributed Switches

Principal Engineer Ravi Soundararajan explains the concepts behind the Enhanced LACP support in vSphere Distributed Switch 5.5.


Configuring LACP Support in vSphere 5.5

Principal Engineer Ravi Soundararajan walks you through the process of creating and configuring a Link Aggregation Group on vSphere Distributed Switch 5.5 to forward traffic through an LACP port channel on the physical switch.