Description about My VMware Home Lab in MacBook Pro

I just want to write this, as a personal note for me. Since I always forget when someone ask me this question about my Personal VMware Home Lab that I used to do some researches on-premise.

As described earlier in this post:
Currently I am adding another Home Lab for my research and demo to VMware customers.

MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, OS X El Capitan (10.11.6), Quad Core 2.5 GHz Intel i7, 16 GB Memory, NVIDIA GeForce GT750M 2GB, 1 TB Flash Storage.

Detail Components:

  • I am using VMware Fusion Professional Version 8.1.1 to create Nested Virtualisation.
  • Control Server is using CentOS Linux 7 (
    Function: NTP (ntpd), DNS (bind), LDAP (openldap), DHCP (dhcpd)
    Username: root, Password: VMware1!
  • Shared Storage is using Openfiler 2.6 (
    Username: openfiler, Password: password
    iSCSI: – “fusiondisk (/mnt/fusiondisk/)” using volume name “fusioniscsi1” size 100 GB – /dev/fusiondisk/fusioniscsi1 – iSCSI target: port 3260 – datastore: ds_fusion_01
  • Virtualisation for Management Cluster is using ESXi 6.0 U2 (
    IP: (vmkernel management)
    Username: root, Password: VMware1!
  • Virtualisation for Payload Cluster is using ESXi 6.0 U2 ( &
    IP: & (vmkernel management)
    Username: root, Password: VMware1!
  • vCenter is using vCenter Appliance 6.0 U2 (
    Username: administrator@vsphere.local, Password: VMware1!
  • Virtual Machines to Play with:
    PhotonVM01 – IP:  DHCP – Username: root, Password: VMware1!

This is the screenshot of my fusion environment:




Kind Regards,
Doddi Priyambodo

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