Cluster Resource Pools – remember not to use them as folders!

So recently we came across a performance issue with a bunch of VM’s on one of our clusters. Turns out from doing so much digging that they all shared a common thread, they were part of the same resource pool. The net effect was the VM’s contained were being constrained for CPU over their non-resource … More Cluster Resource Pools – remember not to use them as folders!

Ever need to view VSphere host utilization from a Windows guest VM? Here’s how

A while back got asked by one of the IT folks here if they could interrogate the current health of the host running the VM he was on. As it was a development environment thought maybe fair game. As it turns out it wasn’t too difficult to get the info. From : http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.vmware.vsphere.vm_admin.doc_50%2FGUID-0D73F44B-A586-41AD-B072-754548DEA1FE.html “Sending performance … More Ever need to view VSphere host utilization from a Windows guest VM? Here’s how