Tuesday, April 12, 2011

VMware vSphere 4.1 HA and DRS technical deepdive is HERE!!!!

Finally got my hands on a copy of Duncan Epping and Frank Denneman book. HA and DRS technical deepdive.

Now just need the time to read it...

VMware Performance and Capacity

Excellent presentation at Toronto VMUG. Bryan Semple CMO from VKernel.

You can download PDF doc.


RV Tools

New version is Released.


Some details below.

Version 3.1 (April, 2011)
  • Logon form tab order rearranged
  • Logon form will remember your last selected host / vCenter server
  • On vInfo new fields Provisioned, Used and shared storage
  • On vInfo new fields install Boot Required, number of Virtual Disks
  • On vInfo new fields Fault Tolerance State,  FT Latency Status, FT Band width and FT Secondary Latency
  • On vInfo new field 128-bit SMBIOS UUID of the virtual machine
  • On vDatastore new fields Total provisioned, Used and shared storage
  • On vDatastore new fields SIOC enabled flag and congested threshold value
  • On vDisk new field disk persistence mode
  • On vNetwork all IP addresses of adapter are now visible
  • On vMemory new field distributed Memory Entitlement
  • On vCPU new fields static Cpu Entitlement and field distributed Cpu Entitlement
  • On vHost new fields Current EVC mode and Max EVC mode
  • New batch command line parameters -u user and -p password
  • Bugfix: custom fields not always visible on vSnapshot tab
  • Bugfix: Export to Excel, some numeric columns are saved as text instead of numbers
  • RVToolsBatch.cmd with send by email example deployed in RVTools program file directory