VMware IOMMU test with E9000 server

Huawei server E9000 is the blade server, does not have the stardard network interface such as RJ45 or Fibre channel.Its’ network  adapters are connecting  with the different kind of switch pannels.E9000 chassis is design to fix four switch pannel ,which corresponding to the four lanes of pcie bus. The switch pannel CX311 is show as … Continue reading “VMware IOMMU test with E9000 server”

Staf Ping Failed : Please check the network connection and make sure all firewalls are disabled.

While installing staf from the workbench installation helper to  the esxi machines ,and getting below response. Staf Ping Failed : Please check the network connection and make sure all firewalls are disabled. I often met this issue, and re-check the firewall status is disable.All of thing seem well but staf installation doesn’t work. Recently I … Continue reading “Staf Ping Failed : Please check the network connection and make sure all firewalls are disabled.”

Meet the vmware network requirement via HUAWEI switch

When do the vmware vsphere esxi 6.x IOVP cert, the network switch requires the function of trunk mode,big jumbo-frame and native vlan. However HUAWEI switch is different from the Cisco  switch, the concept of ‘native vlan’ just for Cisco. Refers to the other engineer’s experience and online discussion ,the HUAWEI concept of ‘pvid vlan’ equals … Continue reading “Meet the vmware network requirement via HUAWEI switch”