How to Configure a GPU for passthru and VCenter 7

Install the required graphics card(s) into your server, and power on the ESXi host. Go to VCenter and find the ESXi host the card was installed in. Click on Configure -> PCI Devices and Configure Passthrough Select the GPUs and Audio Controller. The Audio Controller is not necessary, but I tend to use it anyway. …

Memory Exhaustion Errors in vGhetto F@H Appliance

Noticed an oddity in the F@H Appliance that William Lam aka vGhetto of VMware fame. After deploying a couple of his appliances without issue on vCenter 7, I started noticing behavior where the appliance would happily fold, and then crash and restart. Even after reinstalling the appliance I encountered the same behavoir. I logged into …

How to Configure Synology iSCSi for VM Homelab

Login to your Synology and launch iSCSI Manager Select Target and click Create Name your Target and Select Next Click Next to create a new LUN Name your LUN and select the size Click Apply and wait for the LUN to setup Login to your Vcenter, select a ESXi Server and click on Configure and …

How to add a Content Library to vSphere

Log into your vSphere Web Client and click Menu – Content Library. Click the plus sign to add a new Content Library Add a Name and Location Select a Local Content Library if you wish to upload ISOs, OVAs, and other templates. Select your storage location, I use my local Freenas NFS Store. Click Finish …