Tag: vSphere 5.1

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vCenter 5.1 U1 Installation: Part 4 (Inventory Service Install)

The vCenter inventory service install is straight forward and only takes a few minutes. The inventory service caches queries from the Web Broswer to increase the perceived responsiveness of vCenter, and in large environments lets you offload the process to another VM or closer to your administrators. This installation is quick and pain...

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vCenter 5.1 U1 Install: Part 2 (Create vCenter SSL Certificates)

Welcome to Part 2 of the 15 part vCenter 5.1 Update 1 installation series. This post will guide you through the process of creating the vSphere 5.1 Update 1 vCenter SSL certificates. ALL production environments should use trusted SSL certs, not just "high security" environments. Key infrastructure services are probably running on vSphere, so security...

vSphere 5.1 Install Screen

vCenter 5.1 U1 Installation: Part 1 (SSO Service)

Welcome to the 15-part VMware vCenter 5.1 U1 installation series! Given all of the new components and architecture of VMware vCenter 5.1, I wanted to walk through the entire installation of vCenter 5.1, assuming a greenfield environment. These instructions are assuming you are using vSphere 5.1 Update 1, which was released in...