How to Cheat at Configuring VmWare ESX Server
- David Rule, VMware VCP, VAC, MCP, Citrix CCEA, CCA and Senior Consultant, Choice Solutions LLC, Overland Park, KS, U.S.A.
A virtual evolution in IT shops large and small has begun. VMwareâs ESX Server is the enterprise tool to free your infrastructure from its physical limitations providing the great transformation into a virtual environment--this book shows you how. Use Syngressâ proven âHow to Cheatâ methodology to configure and build VMwareâs ESX Server version 3. This clear, concise guide provides all the information you need to become a virtual whiz!This book will detail the default and custom installation of VMwareâs ESX server as well as basic and advanced virtual machine configurations. It will then walk the reader through post installation configurations including installation and configuration of VirtualCenter. From here, readers will learn to efficiently create and deploy virtual machine templates. Best practices for securing and backing up your virtual environment are also provided. The book concludes with a series of handy, time-saving command and configuration for: bash shell keystrokes, Linux commands, configuration files, common/proc files, VMware ESX commands, and troubleshooting.