Build your own Cloud – Part 3

Build your own Cloud – Part 3 Now we come to the fun stuff. Building it out. It’s a little strange connecting directly to an ESXi host over the open Internet, but it works. Later we can harden the environment and turn off the direct host access to the Management IP. Because of the way......

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Build your own Cloud – Part 2b

Assuming you have a Server with ESXi loaded from OVH. You should have received an email with an IP address and login info. Note that the IP you are assigned is only used for managing that host. Additional IPs will be added later for other purposes. Here’s s the big picture view of the steps......

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Build your own Cloud – Part 2

Step one , set up your OVH.com account. Login to the Web Control Panel and Order a Server. Once your server is provisioned and setup (times vary based on type and location) you can go into the Web Control Panel and install your ESXi image. Below are the screen shots for installing an ESXi image.......

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Build your own Cloud – Part 1

The big new announcement at VMworld 2017 was all about VMware on AWS. That was all fine and great and whatever, but for most small to medium enterprise customers, it is still out of reach. However I did find a good alternative, and I think it’s even priced within reach of small businesses. I missed......

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