#vTax FUD real life example

It now has been more then 24hrs since the vSphere5 announcement. Allthough VMware has done tons of work on the arhitectural level wich we all are very pleased with, there is something out there that throws a big shadow: the new licensing model, a.k.a #vTax (lets make the name official shall we?) I’m not going to repeat what everyone else allready said. The real VMguru’s will defend the strategie as far as they can, the partners (hardware vendors) and the resellors (as I) just don’t get it. Allthough you’ll find some blogs that state “it isn’t bad at all” (sorry

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Storage VMotion of a machine on the same ESX Server

CASE: We had set up a local environment with 1 ESX server. therefore we used local storage for the VM’s. Expansion and the request for DRS and HA brought us to 3 ESX servers and a W2K8 Storage Server as iSCSI SAN. Now we needed to bring the Virtual Machines from local storage to shared storage. This is how I did it: 1) download and install remote Command Line Interface (RCLI) 2) run this code: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware VI Remote CLI\bin> svmotion.pl –interactive Entering interactive mode. All other options and environment variables will be ignored. Enter the VirtualCenter service url you

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