Implementing vSphere Data Protection (VDP) tips

On 11/01/2013, in VMware, by Cromby

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) is replacing VMware Data Recovery (vDR). VDP is a more robust product based on the EMC Avamar product. Here are some VDP implementing tips: Each vCenter server can support up to 10 VDP appiances Each VDP appliance supports up to 100 VMs VDP stores deduplicated data on the   0.5,1 or 2 […]


Installing ESXi 5.0 HP Offline Bundle

On 25/01/2012, in VMware, by admin

Download and install ‘vSphere CLI 5.0’ from here –  Automation Tools Download and install ‘HP ESXi Offline Bundle for VMware ESXi 5.0’ from here – link Latest at time of creating this post is Using vSphere Client upload the Offline Bundle to a datastore on the ESXi host. C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI\bin> # Place host […]