Category: VMware ESXi

VMware ESXi is the Type 1 “Bare Metal” Hypervisor offered for free as “The VMware Hypervisor” or as part of the vSphere platform under a wide variety of licensing arrangements.

Timekeeping on ESXi

Timekeeping on ESXi Hosts is a particularly important, yet often overlooked or misunderstood topic among vSphere Administrators. I recall a recent situation where I created an anti-affinity DRS rule (separate virtual machines) for a customer’s domain controllers. Although ESXi time was correctly configured, the firewall had been recently changed and no longer allowed NTP. As
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