VMware Mirage Step by Step – Part 10 – Capturing Application Layer

Introduction to Application Layer In previous, we covered the process of capturing Mirage Base Layer having OS & the standard applications installed within the base layer. Next step is to capture an application layer which you can use to install departmental applications along with base layer on to the endpoints. VMware Mirage Application layer helps you …

VMware Mirage Step by Step – Part 9 – Creating Base Layer

Introduction to Base Layer Once reference machine is centralized to a reference CVD on the Mirage server, you can capture a new base layer from that reference CVD. You can either capture the base layer from an existing reference CVD or a new reference CVD as a new source of layer capture. The base layer captures a point-in-time snapshot …

VMware Mirage Step by Step – Part 7 – Centralizing Endpoint

Introduction In the previous article, we covered the installation of VMware Mirage client on the endpoint. After you install the Horizon Mirage client, you centralize the device. The Mirage client software runs in the base OS and verifies that images at the endpoint and the Centralized Virtual Disk (CVD) are in sync. For centralized management of the device …

Configuring ISCSI Target using VSAN 6.5

Introduction to ISCSI Target using VSAN 6.5 With VMWare vSphere 6.5 release, VSAN 6.5 also extended workload support to physical servers using ISCSI Target Service. iSCSI targets on VSAN are managed the same as other objects with Storage Policy Based Management. vSAN functionality such as deduplication, compression, mirroring, and erasure coding, RAID-1, RAID-5, RAID-6 can be utilized with …

vSphere 6.5 with VVols 2.0 does not yet support…

vSphere 6.5 with VVols 2.0 does not yet support in-band bind vSphere 6.5 with VVols 2.0 does not yet support… One thing I noticed that was missing from the vSphere 6.5 release which is expected at some point is support for an in-band VVol bind process that a host must perform when a VM is …