Section 8.12. Frequently Asked Questions

8.12. Frequently Asked Questions

The following Frequently Asked Questions, answered by the authors of this book, are designed to both measure your understanding of the concepts presented in this chapter and to assist you with real-life implementation of these concepts. To have your questions about this chapter answered by the author, browse to and click on the "Ask the Author" form. You will also gain access to thousands of other FAQs at

Q: What is the VMlibrary?

A: The VMlibrary (/vmlib) is simply a directory on your ESX Server that lets you organize the tools and files you need to manage and maintain your virtual infrastructure,

Q: Can ISOs be shared between ESX Servers?

A: If you place your VMlibrary on a LUN that's shared amongst your ESX Servers, you can share your ISO images or anything else you place in your VMlibrary.

Q: Why is Vmotion so cool?

A: Try it…and then imagine the possibilities and applications. You'll be a convert soon enough.

Q: You mentioned that additional ISVs were creating management capabilities for virtual infrastructures in their products. Which ones?

A: Look at HP Insight Manager, Dell OpenManage, IBM Director, BMC's Patrol product line, Computer Associates' Unicenter, and many others.

Virtualization With VMware ESX Server
Configuring VMware ESX Server 2.5 (Vol 1)
ISBN: 1597490199
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 173

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