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#VCAPorBUST – I Was Working In the Lab Late One Night

All of us VCAP-ers know how important our home labs are, so I wanted to give you all a rundown of mine, and how I configure it.  I think it is important to have access to some sort of lab, whether it be physical or virtual.  This gives us the opportunity to try things that …

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#VCAPorBUST Objective 3 – Implement and Manage Host Clusters – High Availability

When it comes to vSphere HA, there is a couple of key concepts.  Mainly, Admission Control and fail over policy settings, as well as Host Isolation Response.  First of all, what exactly is vSphere HA anyway?  High Availability is the mechanism that protects virtual machines against hardware failures, by restarting them on a different host …

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#VCAPorBUST Objective 2 – Implement and Manage Networking

The second objective of the VCAP-DCA exam is Networking.  Nothing all that new here for me, though this is the first time I’ve used Network I/O control.  Here’s a breakdown of some of the topics in the objective. vSS (standard switches), are, as their name describes fairly standard.  They need to be configured individually on …

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