Elgreco
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vCenter on ESX4 as a guest

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I installed the vcenter version 4.0.0 (win2003x64bit) as a ESX4 guest

Can I i vmotion the vcenter to another host?

and what happens if the host has a hardware faulure?

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krowczynski
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If you have a HA Cluster, the vcenter would be in case of hardware failure started up on another host!

MCP, VCP3 , VCP4

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krowczynski
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Yes you can use vmotion.

Hardwarefailure on your ESX host?

If vcente wnt down you have a grace period of 14 day, HA and DRS if you have will still work!

MCP, VCP3 , VCP4
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Elgreco
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Hardware failure i mean that the server closes and so the vcenter server.

the HA would open the vcenter on the new host even if the vcenter is down?

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krowczynski
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If you have a HA Cluster, the vcenter would be in case of hardware failure started up on another host!

MCP, VCP3 , VCP4

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sjadapa
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Vcenter with vmotion and HA is the best practices of industry.

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