So I had some time recently to update my lab. I am a long-time user of the Dell OpenManage Integration for vCenter. It has gotten a little flaky in the last while so I have to use it to patch one host at a time. And I have do it 2 to 5 times for … Continue reading Careful with firmware patching in a vSAN Cluster!
In my case I have one of the new 10.5 iPad Pro's and I am quite excited about it. I am normally very fond of iPad's but this is a very powerful iPad, and with a bit more screen real estate that means I can do more with it. I understand I can use the … Continue reading Moving to a new iPad
So we have vROps 6.6 working and now we want Log Insight to be connected to it. That means we can open Log Insight from within vROps and have a filter built that excludes everything but for the object I am looking at when I open Log Insight. Here are two examples of the integration. … Continue reading Connect Log Insight to vROps 6.6
Hello all, As you may recall, I have a MacBook Pro - 2017 model that has the Touch bar and Touch ID too. It has four USB Type C ports that are also Thunderbolt 3. I have two monitors, an external hard drive for backups, speakers, a power charge cable all attached to my Mac. … Continue reading Review: Belkin Thunderbolt 3 dock
Hello everyone, My first week home for a while and it was spent in the lab and writing. Pretty happy. But, this is my first weekend at home with my wife in a long time and that is pretty good! A number of posts this week, including one to get vROps 6.6 working, and one … Continue reading Newsletter: June 24, 2017
So I have vROps 6.6 installed and now I want the Service Discovery Management Pack working since it is the replacement for VMware Infrastructure Navigator that I was so fond of. Before - Prep The bits for that are here, and the release notes. The user guide can be found here. You need to have … Continue reading Installing the Service Discovery Management Pack
A while back I pulled out vROps from my lab due to disk space issues. Those are now solved thanks to Nexenta and it is time to bring vROps back to my lab. One of the reasons is that there is now a VMware Infrastructure Navigator (VIN) replacement and it is a management pack in … Continue reading Installing vRealize Operations v6.6
Hi all, I have been asked this often enough that I thought I would answer it here! This is what I do: I have a password protected backup config. With it being password protected it will protect passwords too. This is a complete copy of your config and with it and the basic and quick … Continue reading How do you backup, the Veeam backup server?
Hello, I am writing this not from a train, or a plane, or from a hotel. I got home yesterday and I am doing this in my home office / lab and that is pretty nice. My past week was divided between Berlin and Bucharest and it was pretty busy. Met lots of interesting people … Continue reading Newsletter: June 17, 2017
Hello all, I write this, or start writing it, on the train between Warsaw Poland and Berlin Germany. Pretty cool and very civilized too. I participated in SE training for the EMEA based Veeam SE’s this week and it was pretty interesting. It was on the next generation of Veeam products and we do have … Continue reading Newsletter: June 10,2017