Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Home Lab – vSAN 6.6 Ready

More details coming up. For now, screenshot first.     vSAN AF Performance on a 1Gbps network.   Some other performance testing before setting up the vSAN cluster. Single Node vSAN on Supermicro E300 Cache Tier: Samsung NVMe SSD 960 Evo M.2 Capacity Tier: Samsung Evo 1TB SSD Samsung Evo 1TB M.2 convert to SATA on Supermicro E300… Read More »

NSX-v Testing Series – Part 1 – ESG HA, OSPF, Graceful Restart

In the past 3-4 years since I have been started playing around with NSX-v, first version 6.0.4, I have been testing features here and there, performing demos after I join VMware, without really documenting down. Its always test and forget. So now, I’m going to start documenting down my tests with blogging, recording videos and diagrams.… Read More »

Category: NSX

Create a custom ESXi 6.5 ISO for Supermicro E300 / E200 install

For those Supermicro E200 or E300 users, if you have tried installing ESXi 6.5 on a SSD which is connected to the AHCI controller, you might not able to install successfully. Therefore, you might need to remove the conflicting AHCI driver. The below steps are used to create a custom ESXi 6.5U1 ISO with the… Read More »

Category: Lab