Tag Archive: ESXi

Jan 21

Replacing VMware ESXi with Proxmox, KVM and LXC

And so it has come at last — my removal and replacement of VMware ESXi at home, with something better, known as Proxmox.  This post seeks to document the journey a bit, and give a tip or two along the way.

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Apr 15

ESXi SAN boot and persistent storage

Given the long history I have with servers and SAN storage, the only time I’ve ever configured boot from SAN is for Solaris SPARC boxes. We recently bought new B200 M3 blades for our UCS infrastructure, and with that order I unintentionally omitted ordering local disks with them (we usually do a basic RAID 0 …

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