tippet5x
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automatic load balance

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I currently have essential plus is it possible to have the host migrate to other host is say memory or cpu on one host reaches a set limit.

both host have access to the shared storage. esxi 5.5 vcenter.

thank you

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markdjones82
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You could set alarms that trigger at certain levels and then manually balance since you don't have the DRS feature.

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rcporto
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To use DRS (Distributed Resource Schedule) you will need Enterprise or Enterprise Plus edition of vSphere.

Take a look here: VMware vSphere Editions and Kits Comparison | United States

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tippet5x
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They will not spend $$

Nothing with the essential?

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vThinkBeyondVM
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No such feature available with essential license. Essential plus will have some cool features but NO DRS(automatic load balancing)

Essentials KitEssentials Plus Kit
OverviewServer virtualization and consolidation with centralized managementServer virtualization and consolidation plus business continuity
Centralized ManagementvCenter Server EssentialsvCenter Server Essentials
License entitlement3 servers with up to 2 processors each3 servers with up to 2 processors each
FeaturesvSphere HypervisorvSphere Hypervisor, vMotion, High Availability, Data Protection, vShield Endpoint, vSphere Replication

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markdjones82
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You could set alarms that trigger at certain levels and then manually balance since you don't have the DRS feature.

http://www.twitter.com/markdjones82 | http://nutzandbolts.wordpress.com

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