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  • Open Virtualization Format (OVF)

    The Open Virtualization Format (OVF) is an open source standard for packaging and distributing software applications and services for virtual machines (VMs). Continue Reading

  • LUN masking

    LUN masking is an authorization mechanism used in storage area networks (SANs) to make LUNs available to some hosts but unavailable to other hosts. Continue Reading

  • raw device mapping

    Raw device mapping (RDM) enables disk access in a virtual machine (VM) in the VMware server virtualization environment and allows a storage logical unit number (LUN) to be connected directly to a VM from the storage area network (SAN). Continue Reading

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