Hello - we are running VSphere 5.1 on two hosts, and have a temporary need for additional storage by using a 3rd host with local drives. Problem is this 3rd machine is too old to support the same Vsphere version, but support version 3.5. Can a 3.5 host be seen by the 5.1 hosts?
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The question appears often enough, how do I transfer my data from my old server to the new server while preserving file shares, share permissions, and NTFS permisions. Here are my tips for handling such a transfer.
This article outlines why you need to choose a backup solution that protects your entire environment – including your VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization hosts – not just your virtual machines.
Teach the user how to join ESXi hosts to Active Directory domains
Open vSphere Client: Join ESXi host to AD domain: Verify ESXi computer account in AD: Configure permissions for domain user in ESXi: Test domain user login to ESXi host:
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target.
To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…