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VMware VI3 Implementation and Administration by Eric Siebert

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Chapter 11. Advanced Topics

This chapter covers some advanced topics to give you more insight into the technical workings of VMware VI3 and provide you with information about scripting, utilities, and additional resources that you can use to continue learning more about VMware VI3. You should be familiar with many commands when using the command-line interfaces for ESX and ESXi. In addition, scripting is a great way to help automate many of the common administration tasks that you will frequently perform.

Snapshot Technical Overview

When you start using snapshots with VI3, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them. Snapshots can be invaluable when making changes or updates to VMs, such as applying patches or upgrading applications. Although ...

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