Hi all, I recently updated the cert on my storage array - still a self signed one but one that had all the correct info. I manually added the cert to my local Windows and I was able to connect to the array without any of the silly prompts. But how could I add that … Continue reading How to distribute your cert via AD
Month: March 2015
Newsletter: March 28, 2015
Hello all, I hope that this finds everyone well. I missed doing the last newsletter due to traveling and a complete lack of time. Sorry about that. I had a very good time at home for two weeks and I am back at DG HQ again. I always enjoy working with engineering! I am a … Continue reading Newsletter: March 28, 2015
A Primer on vSphere Content Libraries
Hello all, Update: this article has been updated for vSphere 6.7U1. I would like to write a small series on Content Libraries as I think they are handy and useful. I will start by saying that I sat in a few meetings about Content Libraries while at VMware R&D and it was something that was … Continue reading A Primer on vSphere Content Libraries
Upgrading the BIOS in Intel White Box Servers - S2400SC
Hello there, I have two of these Intel servers and they needed to have their BIOS update recently. Finding the bits was easy to find (Google s2400SC bios update), and so was the readme.txt to help with the install. The problem I had was the instructions say "Boot Server to EFI Shell" and of course … Continue reading Upgrading the BIOS in Intel White Box Servers - S2400SC
My vSphere 6 Upgrade Experience
Hi all, If you are the PS type that does a bunch of these you will like this upgrade. But if you have not done many or any, then I suggest you check out the Chris Wahl vSphere upgrade education on PluralSight. It is very well done and teaches you all you need to know … Continue reading My vSphere 6 Upgrade Experience
Internal error has occured - unable to load resource….
After you upgrade your vSphere 5.5 U2d vCenter to vSphere 6, the very first time you log in you get right after the log in an error like below. This error occurs a lot. Really a lot. It occurs on both Windows and Mac, and in either of the browsers I tried. And this just … Continue reading Internal error has occured - unable to load resource….
My View 6.1 Upgrade
I have two labs, and one is at home, and one is at work in Nashua, New Hampshire. So no matter where I am, I am always connecting to a remote lab. In both of them View is my product of choice. And has been since before it was called View - remember VDM anyone? … Continue reading My View 6.1 Upgrade
Newsletter: March 14, 2015
Hello all, An exciting week for us all, and lots of time in the lab for me makes it pretty good. Plus being at home is mighty nice indeed. We had a Apple Watch event, iOS 8.2, vSphere 6, View 6.1, VIN 5.8.4 all during this week. Something particularly handy was the VMware Software Manager … Continue reading Newsletter: March 14, 2015
Download vSphere 6 with VMware Software Manager
Hi all, This is a nice tool, and quite handy actually. We will install, configure, and understand this nice tool by the end of this article (and yes, it works with 6.5). You can learn about the announcement of it here - in the briefest of words, and you can find the product page here, … Continue reading Download vSphere 6 with VMware Software Manager
Fixed! Now other Admin users can see default and VIN dashboards!
Hi all, This is pretty exciting. Support and I both worked together and could not figure this out. Now I stumbled across it! Not sure if it is a 6.0.1 thing or not but I have confirmed this works in two 6.0.1 environments (update - also true and necessary in 6.0.2, 6.1, and also 6.2). … Continue reading Fixed! Now other Admin users can see default and VIN dashboards!