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Friday, 31 March 2017

New VMware Exam Price Annoucement in India

VMware annouced new exam pricing for the exams booked from 1st April 2017. Here is my finding on VMware Exams new pricing in India:-

Exam Name
Cost in USD (In India)
VCA
95 USD
vSphere Foundations Exam
95 USD
VCP
200 USD
VCAP
325 USD


Hope this might be helpful for those who are planning for VMware Exams

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

New Standard vSwitch Creation in vSphere 6.5 Host Client

As we all knew vSphere Client is no longer available from vSphere 6.5 Onwards. Now we can connect with esxi directly by using the client embedded in esxi host, this client is known as Host Client. To access this use:-
https://esxifqdn/ui
username = root
password = as configured

Networking > Virtual Switches Tab > Add Standard virtual switch > provide the required details > add

Note:- In host client now we have functionality to configure vSwitch name and CDP. Earlier this option was available through CLI. I have checked this feature in vSphere Client and vSphere Web Client of vSphere 6.5 but this is still not available in them, it's only available in Host Client



 I have covered these topics in these previous posts:-
vSphere 6.5 GUI Client Options
vSphere 6.5 vSphere Client Unsupported Functionalities

Thursday, 9 March 2017

List of vCenter 6.5 Services


Service Name
Service Name Description
 vmware-imagebuilder
 VMware Image Builder Manager
 vmware-cm
 VMware Component Manager
 vmware-vpxd
 VMware vCenter Server
 vmware-sps
 VMware vSphere Profile-Driven Storage Service
 applmgmt
 VMware Appliance Management Service
 vmware-statsmonitor
 VMware Appliance Monitoring Service
 vmware-rhttpproxy
 VMware HTTP Reverse Proxy
 vmware-vapi-endpoint
 VMware vAPI Endpoint
 lwsmd
 Likewise Service Manager
 vmafdd
 VMware Authentication Framework
 vmware-vsm
 VMware vService Manager
 vmonapi
 VMware Service Lifecycle Manager API
 vmware-perfcharts
 VMware Performance Charts
 vmware-updatemgr
 VMware Update Manager
 vmware-vmon
 VMware Service Lifecycle Manager
 vmware-vsan-health
 VMware VSAN Health Service
 vsphere-client
 VMware vSphere Web Client
 vmware-vpostgres
 VMware Postgres
 vmware-eam
 VMware ESX Agent Manager
 vmcam
 VMware vSphere Authentication Proxy
 vmware-mbcs
 VMware Message Bus Configuration Service
 vmware-vcha
 VMware vCenter High Availability
 vsphere-ui
 VMware vSphere Client
 vmware-content-library
 VMware Content Library Service
 vmware-sca
 VMware Service Control Agent
 vmware-netdumper
 VMware vSphere ESXi Dump Collector
 vmware-vpxd-svcs
 VMware vCenter-Services
 vmware-rbd-watchdog
 VMware vSphere Auto Deploy Waiter