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VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference by Matt Boren, Andrew Sullivan, Brian Graf, Glenn Sizemore, Jonathan Medd, Luc Dekens

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Chapter 8 Configuring Virtual Machine Hardware

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Add, Configure, and Remove Virtual Hardware
  • Changing Virtual Memory
  • Changing Memory Resources
  • Changing the Number of vCPUs
  • Changing vCPU Resources
  • Adding or Removing a Network Adapter
  • Assigning a Network
  • Adding a Virtual Disk
  • Removing a Virtual Disk
  • Extending a Virtual Disk
  • Changing Other Hardware
  • Optimize Storage Usage with Thin Provisioning
  • Converting a Virtual Disk Using Storage vMotion
  • Converting a Virtual Disk in Place

Once the virtualization environment is up and running, there comes a time when a virtual machine needs to be reconfigured. Perhaps performance is lacking and an additional vCPU or more memory is needed. Or a disk might be running ...

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