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  1. Learn how to create a bootable ESXi flash drive and boot ESXi from USB by using VMware Workstation for use with diskless servers and other remote locations

    Read the post here: How to Boot ESXi from a USB Flash Drive Using VMware Workstation

  2. VM Overrides allow you to take a granular approach to disable or tweak both High Availability and Distributed Resource Scheduler settings at the VM level

    Read the post here: How to use VM Overrides and DRS affinity rules

  3. If you are strictly a Linux user or prefer using Linux based methods, here's how you can create a bootable USB drive with the ESXi installer.

    Read the post here: How to Create a Bootable ESXi USB Flash Drive using Linux

  4. vSAN can host and serve iSCSI LUNs to machines other than ESXi hosts and virtual machines using its iSCSI Target service. Find out how with this guide

    Read the post here: How to Easily Create a vSAN iSCSI LUN

  5. VMware Workbench has many useful components including the Remote System Explorer (RSE) - the focus of today's post. Learn how to use it via Eclipse IDE

    Read the post here: How to Use VMware Workbench for Eclipse IDE Users

  6. If you want to virtualize a lightweight server, installing Windows Nano Server on ESXi is the way to go. Learn how to this in this easy to follow post.

    Read the post here: How to Install Windows Nano Server on ESXi

  7. vSphere Integrated Containers 1.2.1 is the latest and greatest version to date. Deploy containers fast and easy with this latest release of VIC from VMware.

    Read the post here: How to Deploy Containers Using vSphere Integrated Containers

  8. 2017 has been a great year for VMware with several noteworthy releases. We look back at the best and look ahead to what's in store for VMware in 2018

    Read the post here: 11 Reasons Why VMware Won 2017 (& Why 2018 Could be Even Better)

  9. The new vSphere 6.5 Content Libraries update can help you better manage your vSphere environment via a central repository for templates/images. Find out how

    Read the post here: How vSphere Content Libraries Can Help Manage your VM Templates

  10. vRealize Orchestrator reach goes beyond VMware products as you'll learn today in how to manage Active Directory using vRO

    Read the post here: How to Manage Active Directory with vRealize Orchestrator

  11. While Windows remains the host OS of choice on which to install VMware Workstation Pro, Linux is a viable alternative as you'll learn reading this post.

    Read the post here: How to Install VMware Workstation Pro on a Linux Host

  12. Run out of space on disks attached to your vCSA? Your best option is to expand a VMDK attached to a vCenter Server 6.0 or 6.5 appliance. Here's how.

    Read the post here: How to add disk space to vCenter Server Appliance

  13. It's a question that many people ask. The short answer is yes but there's a catch. Read on to find out if free ESXi works for you.

    Read the post here: Is ESXi Really Free? Let’s put it to the Test

  14. Clipboard copy and paste is by default disabled on vSphere VMs but there is a workaround that will make your life easier. Follow this post to learn more.

    Read the post here: Enabling clipboard copy and paste on vSphere VMs

  15. Easy to follow instructional guide teaching you how to install Windows Server 2016 on VMware ESXi 6.5. Features screen grabs and links to handy resources.

    Read the post here: How to Install Windows Server 2016 on VMware