ESX

How to Test virtual machine storage I/O REAL performance

Doing speeds tests are always relative to the environment and hardware being used. This article cannot provide specific test result numbers to expect as every environment is unique and the total load for an array is different. To test your ESX host and … Read More

Convert A Xen Virtual Machine To VMware – Step by Step

This article explains how you can convert a Xen guest to a VMware guest. The steps descibed here assume advanced VMware and Xen knowledge. Additional software requirements: qemu VMware Server 1.xx VMware Converter Knoppix LiveCD or the distribution’s first CD … Read More

Configuring SNMP Traps for ESXi/ESX 3.5, 4.x, and 5.x

Details To generate virtual machine and environmental traps from ESXi/ESX 3.5, 4.x, and 5.x hosts, you must configure and enable the embedded SNMP agent. You cannot use the Net-SNMP-based agent to generate these traps, although it can receive GET transactions … Read More