VMware ESXi Cookbook – Book

I am happy to announce the book which I have been Co-Authoring has been released by Packt Publishing. The book title is VMware ESXi Cookbook and the book contains over 50 recipe which walks through the entire vSphere Administration. A Sample chapter on Securing the ESXi Server and Virtual Machines is available for free download.The book is around 334 pages and has got 9 chapters. ESXi Cookbook

What you will learn:

  • Install ESXi, configure network management, and customize the host using host profiles
  • Understand the installation and configuration of the vCenter virtual appliance along with advanced vCenter server options
  • Configure the network for a virtual infrastructure using standard switch and distributed switch.
  • Configure various network policies and the private VLAN using vSphere web client
    Implement and configure various storage options and optimize storage using storage I/O control and storage profiles
  • Create and configure various clusters including high availability(HA), distributed resource scheduler (DRS), dynamic power management (DPM), and storage DRS
  • Provision and manage virtual machines, configure fault tolerance for VMs, and understand the methods to use the snapshot, template, and clone tools
  • Secure ESXi hosts using firewall, configure AD authentication, and strengthen the security for virtual machines
  • Understand how to view performance graphs and export the graph for future reference Configure vCenter alarms and export logs for troubleshooting
  • Learn the installation steps of the update manager and upgrade the ESXi host and virtual machine using update manager

I would like to thank my Co-Author Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen and the Packt Publising Team for giving me this Opportunity.

The book is available for purchase via Packt

Happy Reading 🙂


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