New Fling from VMware

There is a new fling from VMware, this one is very nice for troubleshooting, ESXTOP for the vSphere Web Client. This includes the following features: Separate tabs for CPU, memory, network and disk performance statistics Flexible batch output Flexible counter selection Advanced data grid for displaying stats (sortable columns, expandable rows, etc.) Configurable refresh rate […]

HP 3PAR StoreServ VMware Best Practice part 2

I have early blogged about that HP has changed there Best Practice for 3PAR StoreServ, and there i gave the command for changing this on every server, This is nok efficient if you have alot of hosts, so here is the PowerCLI way for changing this on multiple hosts. If you are not using SIOC, then […]

ESXi and Domain Controller HP BladeCenter time with NTP and time drift

I had a customer that just virtualized there last domain controller, this was the PDC, and this was configurered to use NTP:, the same was the case for the ESXi hosts. But for some reason the time was drifting about 3-6 minutes every day. After some investigation where we could see that syncing the domain  controller manuelly […]

VMware vCloud Suite 5.8 Released

VMware Has just released the new vCloud Suite 5.8: VMware vCloud Suite 5.8 – release notes VMware ESXi 5.5.0 Update 2 – release notes VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Update 2 – release notes VMware vSphere Replication 5.8 – release notes VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.8 – release notes VMware vCenter Orchestrator Appliance 5.5.2 – release notes VMware vCloud Director 5.5.2 – […]

vMotion failed (The VM failed to resume on the destination during early power on.)

I had to do some maintenance on a host but one of the Virtual Machines failed to move away, and came with a “General System Error”: In the log file (vmware.log) of the Virtual Machine was the following lines: 2014-09-08T10:42:01.220Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-CTK   : Could not open tracking file. File open returned IO error […]