Switch vSphere Client language on Windows 7
I installed the VMware vSphere 5 Client in French on my Windows 7 virtual machine. Since I wanted to take screenshots, I had to start it in English. Even when not installed in English, you can still run the English version.
What you get from ESXi using SNMP
I already wrote about how to enable and configure SNMP on VMware ESXi 5 . But I was quite short on what you really get from SNMP. Here’s a bit more details.
VMware vSphere 5 pricing cheat sheet
With the new vSphere 5 version, VMware has modified their licensing options. Previously, the restrictions were set on physical CPU and CPU cores numbers but not really on RAM capacity (limits were quite high). Since v5, the restrictions apply to the physical CPU number (no matter how much cores and threads they have) and provisioned RAM (vRAM). This article will sum’up the VMware vSphere 5 licensing methods, as far as I understood them.