zhangfred_vm
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How much CPU resouce should be allocated to the ESX Server(Vmkernel, Service Console etc.) and How about the mem?

Hi Experts,

We are planning the resouces for the Vms. How to determine how much resources are used in the ESX Server Self,.

How much CPU resouce should be allocated to the ESX Server(Vmkernel, Service Console etc.) and How about the mem?

Thanks.

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Texiwill
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Hello,

How much CPU resouce should be allocated to the ESX Server(Vmkernel, Service Console etc.) and How about the mem?

1 Core and I tend to use 1GB of memory as the magic number as I increase the SC to 800MBs for the agents I use. However, half that or so if you use the default settings.


Best regards,

Edward L. Haletky

VMware Communities User Moderator

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CIO Virtualization Blog: http://www.cio.com/blog/index/topic/168354

As well as the Virtualization Wiki at http://www.astroarch.com/wiki/index.php/Virtualization

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