Import Virtualbox VM to VMware vSphere

  1. Upload the Virtualbox vm’s vmdk file to vmware datastore.
  2. ssh to vmware vSphere/ ESXi and convert the uploaded disk. The snapshots will not work if the file is not converted.
    command : vmkfstools -i <source>.vmdk <target>.vmdk -d thin
  3. Create a new VM in with vSphere client and attach the converted disk to it

Link Aggregation (LACP) and Windows 2012 Teaming

Create a vlan for iSCSI and tag ports

console>en
console#config
console(config)# interface range ethernet 1/g11-1/g12
console(config-if)# channel-group 1 mode auto
console(config-if)# exit
console(config)# interface port-channel 1
console(config-if)# switchport mode general
console(config-if)# switchport general allowed vlan add 20 tagged
console(config-if)# switchport general pvid 1
Grouped switch port 11 & port 12 & added vlan 20
Dell-VLAN
Dell-VLAN-Set-General
Add new team interface in  Windows 2012 and set Teaming mode to LACP.
Win2k12
Add another team interface for the second vlan
New-VLAN

Enable Web Access – Dell Switch

  1.  Connect with RS232 console cable.
  2.  Change putty settings. Change the serial line connection numbers if it does not connect(COM1,COM2 etc.)

Dell-Switch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Enter the following commands and access the interface using

IP:  192.168.1.254. Username/password : admin/mypass

 

en
config
ip address 192.168.1.254 255.255.255.0
ip default-gateway 192.168.1.1
username admin password mypass level 15