Installing vSphere Replication 6.5 using OVF Tool

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Before proceeding with installing VR via OVF Tool, Lets proceed installing the OVF tool in first place. 6.5 version is currently compatible with OVF 4.2.0. You can go ahead and download the OVF Tool via below link https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=614&downloadGroup=OVFTOOL420   This tool can be installed on any machine which has required access to the vCenter and […]

Step by Step installation procedure on SRM 6.1 in vsphere environment

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SRM as discussed in my previous blogs is to automate fail over of virtual machines during disaster. Today let us walkthrough installation procedure of SRM 6.1 Please download the ISO from my Vmware portal. Always ensure SRM should be compatible with vCenter version installed in the environment. Always refer the compatibility matrix before proceeding. Double […]

‎Installing and configuring vSphere Replication 6.x in VMware environment.

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Most of you would be aware from vR 5.8 deployment can only be performed using the web client. Currently we would go through step by step procedure on deploying vR 6.x. The vSphere Replication appliance registers as an extension with the corresponding vCenter Server instance. Only one vSphere Replication appliance is allowed per vCenter Server. You can download the vsphere replication appliance as […]

Step by Step procedure on upgrading windows vCenter 5.5 to windows vCenter 6.5

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Since 6.5 is already out in the market, you would obviously be looking forward to upgrade your environment. Let me help you further in providing a step by step process of upgrading your 5.5 windows vCenter to windows vCenter 6.5. Mount the iso downloaded from VMware portal and follow the below procedure to proceed further. […]

Step by Step procedure to install vCenter(VCSA) 6.5 with embedded PSC

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Today we will witness vCenter 6.5 installation from scratch. However we would download the ISO from my VMware portal.The GA has already been released and is currently available in my Vmware portal. https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VC650&productId=614&rPId=13348 Once you download and open the iso you would have below image being available. There are three ways on how you could […]

Installing Windows Vcenter 6.0 with external PSC

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vCenter 6.0 basically is different from vCenter 5.5 since there is a architectural difference altogether. vCenter 6.0 mainly contains PSC which is none other SSO in 5.5 bundled with components like certificate service directory service etc . Here we would be watching installation of the vCenter with external PSC. Minumum configuration required for windows vCenter […]

Installing Windows Vcenter 6.0 with embedded PSC

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Minumum configuration required for windows vCenter 6.0 is provided in detail in the below KB article. https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2107948 Installation procedure follows Mount the 6.0 ISO image to your server and double click. Below Window appears, Select “vCenter server for windows” and hit Install. Click on Next. Accept the license agreement and click Next This would be […]