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October, 2012

Unable to connect to host with vSphere Client or vCenter

Symptoms I had an issue today where I could not connect to one of my ESXi hosts via the vSphere Client or vCenter. I also noticed that when I logged on to the console it was very sluggish accessing the configuration menu (This might be a red herring). All my VMs were running and I […]

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vSphere5 ESXTOP Metric Thresholds

I have been looking arround the internet over the last few weeks to find an article that could show me which metrics in ESXTOP I should be monitoring and what the max thresholds per metric should be. I found several articles saying what to monitor but none that would say what thresholds they should not […]