Hello all, I was talking about using vSphere Web Client tags today with someone and I realized I should show others the same thing. I find them very handy. First I will show you what they look like. What you see above is my View server. Notice the tags? You can see that I both … Continue reading Are you using vSphere tags?
Month: March 2014
My thoughts on Piper - or Piper Update #4
Hello all, I have been tracking this for a while and thought I would share it out. I hope that someone thinking of buying Piper, or the Piper Product Managers see this and find it helpful. General Th0ughts I really like the Dashboard organization and the Vitals area. Rules are easy and clear, and seem … Continue reading My thoughts on Piper - or Piper Update #4
Newsletter: March 30, 2014
Hello all, I hope that everyone has had an interesting week? Things good I hope. I have spent a bunch of time working on making our secret product the best version 1.0 I can. It is harder than it sounds I assure you. I am very excited for the day I can share with you … Continue reading Newsletter: March 30, 2014
Piper Update - #3 - Z-Wave Accessories
Hello all, I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend? My first at home for a while where I have no outside obligations. Very nice! This means a few blogs this weekend! But this one is about using Z-Wave accessories with Piper. I have written about Piper before (here, here and here) but the fact is … Continue reading Piper Update - #3 - Z-Wave Accessories
Troubles adding Nest Protect?
Hello there, I use Nest Smoke Detectors in my house. I had two, and now I have three. But I had a little trouble adding the third one so I thought I would share as the support people at Nest did not know and I think others might run into it - BTW isn't it … Continue reading Troubles adding Nest Protect?
Wow - I made the list on Top vBlog 2014
I am very excited to make the list (number 121) of the Top vBlog 2014 that is done on vSphere-land. Considering the company on that list, and how little time I have been blogging I am most impressed and I quite appreciate the honor. I really am excited that I am on the list. Often … Continue reading Wow - I made the list on Top vBlog 2014
Great vSphere Templates make better Virtual Machines!
Hi everyone, It was in this I started thinking about templates and how I might help people get the most from them. I found some useful help on the Internet. The links below are quite useful but it is important to pick from what they do and only pick what you need. Don't blindly follow … Continue reading Great vSphere Templates make better Virtual Machines!
Invalid product ID key causes Win2K8 to reboot repeatedly during deployment
Hello all, I had to do a test last night, and I had some problems deploying a new virtual machine from my template. The error was during the sysprep phase and was Windows could not parse or process the unattended answer file for pass [specialize]. The settings specified in the answer file cannot be applied. … Continue reading Invalid product ID key causes Win2K8 to reboot repeatedly during deployment
Fitbit Force Recall
Hello all, I just was informed that Fitbit wants my Force back and is willing to pay me for it. This is due to what I believe is an issue with less than 2% of their customers - those that have an issue have a skin rash kind of thing under the Force. They seem … Continue reading Fitbit Force Recall
Newsletter: March 21, 2014
Hello all, It has been a while since I did a newsletter. A long PTO in India, and a very busy work life has slowed a lot of things down. I am working at my first start-up, and it likely will not be my last as it is a lot of fun but it is … Continue reading Newsletter: March 21, 2014