DRS Invocation Not Completed

So came across an issue with my VMware cluster today where vCenter was overloading one of my hosts.....Had a quick look at the cluster and under the summary tab it displayed the following error:Hmmm....... upon further inspection it turns out that the hosts weren't displaying their utilisation properly - both CPU and memory displayed 0% … Continue reading DRS Invocation Not Completed

Retaining Resource Pools using Webclient

So a few days ago I posted up an article about what happens if you disable DRS in a vCD environment..... Well I stumbled across this article in VMware's knowledgebase: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2032893 "Great"...... I thought..... "I can use the snapshot functionality within Webclient to capture the resource pools!"......the only problem is, upon deeper digging I stumbled … Continue reading Retaining Resource Pools using Webclient

DO NOT disable DRS within a vCloud environment!!

I remember watching this video when going through my vCloud Director training, and stumbled across it again a few days ago... thought I'd share it with you all! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0_tLVR6uUc Basically by disabling DRS on your vCloud resource cluster you remove all resource pools in vCenter (unfortunate side effect of DRS). Now vCloud Director relies heavily on … Continue reading DO NOT disable DRS within a vCloud environment!!