RHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux 7 support on vCloud Director 2

VMware vCloud admins heads up, please note that recently released RHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux 7 releases are NOT supported on current vCloud Director 5.5 releases. And in this case “no supported” also means not going to work! RHEL 7 introduced radical OS level changes which require changes in vCloud Director guest customization workflows, mostly on ...

RHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux 7 tips 4

RHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux 7 tips
Here are some miscellaneous tips for RHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux 7 systems I have found useful. This post is a work in-progress, I will update it every now and then as I come up with more tips. Systemd basic usage Systemd has replaced legacy initd and init scripts, systemd services are managed with systemctl. Start ...

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, what’s in it for VMs?

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, what’s in it for VMs?
Last Wednesday 10th of Nov, Red Hat released their Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL) server operating system. RHEL 6 has improvements for use on vSphere platform, VMware paravirtual devices vmxnet3 and pvscsi are supported out of the box, and in fact are default net and SCSI devices for RHEL 6 guest on vSphere 4.1. Other improvements ...
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