Configure CLARiiON for vSphere VAAI

vSphere 4.1 and higher is able to send storage vMotion command directly to the storage to move data blockwise from one LUN to another. To enable this function, the storage must be VAAI capable.

Log into Start CLARiiON Unisphere Interface

Useful Links:
VMwareKB: vStorage APIs for Array Integration FAQ

change Linux Mint window placement

When running an application without maximized window, Linux Mint always puts a new opened window it in the left-top corner of the desktop. This and other behaviors can be changed as follow:

Install the CompizConfig Settings Manager (ccsm):

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

  • Start the Config manager by pressing ALT+F2, then enter “ccsm
  • Go To “windows management” in the left pane
  • Click on “place windows”
  • change the placement method from “smart” to “centered”