Realize improved ROI, ensure efficient mergers and acquisitions, and reduce compliance risk exposure through server virtualization and consolidation.
• Build a Virtual Machine
Create a Gold Master and use your VMlibrary to leverage the power and flexibility of VMware.
• Manage Your Virtual Infrastructure
Use VMware tools to partition physical servers and manage virtual machines.
• Set Up Scripted Installation
See how a scripted installation method can be a fast and efficient way to provision ESX hosts.
• Master ESX Native Tools
Use tools like Esxtop to diagnose performance issues and vmkfstools to import and export
• Install and Use VMware Scripting APIs
Develop programs to help automate and ease administration—even with a limited background in scripting or programming.
• Learn the Fundamentals of a VM Backup
VMware ESX ships with three scripts that work together to create a backup and restore system: vmsnap.pl, vmsnap_all.pl, and vmres.pl.
• Extend a Cloned Windows VM’s Root Partition
Use Microsoft’s Sysprep utility to extend a newly deployed virtual machine’s root partition from the original clone size to a larger size.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: VirtualCenter Overview
Chapter 2: ESX Installation
Chapter 3: ESX Post Install Configuration
Chapter 4: Installing VirtualCenter
Chapter 5: VirtualCenter Configuration
Chapter 6: Creating a new virtual server
Chapter 7: Creating Virtual Machine Templates
Chapter 8: Deploying Virtual Machines from templates
Chapter 9: Security Model
Chapter 10: Backup Process
Chapter 11: Best Practices
Chapter 12: Updating the ESX operating system.
Chapter 13: ESX Command and configuration Tips
- No. of pages: 392
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Syngress 2007
- Published: December 17, 2007
- Imprint: Syngress
- eBook ISBN: 9780080555355
- Paperback ISBN: 9781597491945
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