Posted on 2013-11-16
I have multiple questions on VM licensing and best practices.
Our Enviornemt consists of,
1) 3 locations, 1 corporate location and 2 satalites.
2) Main location has 3 esxi servers with 5 hosts on one and 2 hosts each on the reamining 2.
3) The 2 satalite locations have 3 hosts each on thier ESXi servers.
My questions(new to company) All servers are licensed, but I believe these are the free VWare licenses, how can I tell?
All the servers have thier own vspere's for management with no VM motion and no VM backups, how can i license these to be 1 managed enviornent with the capability to provide VM motion, backups, DR. I am not sure if VM esstionals plus would provide this and also waht would be the cost?