Install VCSA in Nested vSphere Hosts

In an earlier post I showed you how to install VMware vSphere 7 in KVMs on Centos 8. In this post we will install the vCenter virtual appliance. Its the same procedure as a standalone servers aside from making sure your VMs have enough memory and have at least 500G for vCenter made available. In … Continue reading Install VCSA in Nested vSphere Hosts

vSphere 7 as a Nested Cluster within Centos 8 and KVM

What is a Nested VM? Nested virtualization refers to virtualization that runs inside an already virtualized environment. In other words, it's the ability to run a hypervisor inside of a virtual machine (VM), which itself runs on a hypervisor. Why do this? As for me I have an R440 single CPU 10 core 20 threads with 64G of memory. I have … Continue reading vSphere 7 as a Nested Cluster within Centos 8 and KVM

Install RHEL 7 Guest on Centos 8 Server via Text Mode & Kickstart

This session we are going to go over and deploy is using an ISO and kickstart install. This is different than a PXE install and does not require a PXE nor TFTP setup. In this example everything we are accessing is over NFS mounts but could very well have been local. Install using kickstart file … Continue reading Install RHEL 7 Guest on Centos 8 Server via Text Mode & Kickstart