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PSOD: ESXi 6.0 U2 on PowerEdge M710HD with Brocade BR-1741M-k

This post is a walk through on how to resolve an issue were a Brocade 1020/1741M card would cause a PSOD when installing VMware ESXi if the firmware is outdated. It helps in identifying the device that caused the PSOD and the steps to update the firmware and install the necessary drivers for the Brocade card.

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Manual LUN failover with VMware and Powervault MD3620f

A customer has two DELL Powervault MD3620f SAN arrays which included the Remote Replication feature. The Virtual Disks (VDs) hosting the VMware Datastores are replicated across the two SANs, in different buildings, by using hardware Synchronous replication. Some of the Primary VDs are stored on the SAN in site A and replicated to the SAN…

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Migrating a Virtual Machine across vCenter Servers with Veeam Quick Migration

Today, on twitter, someone asked the question “What’s the best way to migrate VM’s from 1 vcenter to another?”. In this question it is assumed that both vCenters, and related hosts, have IP connectivity between each other and that there is no storage shared between them. There were a few replies with different suggestions. One…

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