VM shows in old datastore after vMotion??

Man, this kept me busy for some time. I’ve had to empty a few datatstores so vmotioned all VMs off of them. But whats this? After the successful migration, some of the virtual machines were still listed on the old datastores. Some research lead me to an interesting article; the VM will still show on […]

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How to install VMware tools on debian

… or any other Linux breed with slight adjustments for that matter. This is just a quick one so I don’t have to look for it in my notes the next time. I copied this some time ago from somebody else but cannot find the source anymore, so credits to the anonymous writer. In vSphere […]

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When vSphere snapshot consolidation fails repeatedly

I run a few VMs with rather large disks attached to them (>15TB). In the past, the snapshot consolidation process would not be able to clean up quickly enough as the machines were busy generating more data or supplying the backup software. This became very apparent when I started using Veeam for backups. The solution […]

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