Runecast is not an app that I suspect will be removed very often - the value it provides is significant. But in my case I need to get a screenshot of the install to update my install article. So I thought I would write down how I uninstall Runecast. This is all done under the … Continue reading How to remove Runecast
Category: Home Lab
This is a category of home lab related stuff.
VM takes long time to log into Horizon View
Hello, I recently got Horizon View working in my new lab. But, it takes 5 or 6 minutes to get a desktop when logging in inside my lab. And logging in outside fails due to the amount of time it takes to get a desktop. I asked a friend about this and it turns out … Continue reading VM takes long time to log into Horizon View
Success Criteria - for VMware hosts
Helllo all, I used to use the test below before I told clients there new servers were ready for hosting virtualized apps. I also use it in my lab too and I thought it might be helpful for other people so I am adding it to my blog. Run VMware's memory tester overnight. It is … Continue reading Success Criteria - for VMware hosts
No keyboard support in new Supermicro?
Hello all, I got two of the new Supermicro - model SYS-5028D-TN4T and when trying to install ESXi they keyboard would not work. So I installed via iKVM and it corrupted my passwords. I have a SanDisk Ultra Fit in one of the back two USB slots that I am using for boot. And I … Continue reading No keyboard support in new Supermicro?
Adding gear to an Eero World
Hello all, When I sold my lab, all I had left was my Eero Wifi stuff. As I got rid of my DNS and DHCP Eero took that over. And everything worked really well. But than I had to add a NAS to my home world. That was a little odd. I made it a … Continue reading Adding gear to an Eero World
Backing Up VCSA in vSphere 7
I need to say first that in vSphere 7 you cannot do image backups of the VCSA. This means tools like Veeam or Commvault cannot be used. I suspect if you try to restore it will not work! But this is not so bad as the built-in backup tool for the VCSA has been improved … Continue reading Backing Up VCSA in vSphere 7
Installing vRealize Operations v8.01 / 8.1
I wanted this article to be about installing 8.1 but I don't have that from vExpert or anywhere else yet. So 8.01 it is, and I will update as necessary for 8.1 when I have it (it is now updated for 8.1). vRealize Operations is a monitoring and troubleshooting tool. What really enhances it's power … Continue reading Installing vRealize Operations v8.01 / 8.1
My vSphere 7.0 Upgrade story - step by step!
I started working with vSphere 7 when it was RC and it was pretty cool. So I was excited to get it into my lab for real use. Even though I do not yet have a vCenter license from vExpert yet. Here is my upgrade story - it is not the best one I have … Continue reading My vSphere 7.0 Upgrade story - step by step!
iPadOS 13.4 now GA
Hello all, This release dropped last evening and has a lot of stuff in it. Things like iCloud folder sharing but also a lot of security updates. I have updated OTA one device (old iPad Air), and using the Catalina Finder another. The one I did with the Catalina finder is my work iPad (iPad … Continue reading iPadOS 13.4 now GA
iOS 13.4 now GA
Hello all, I have updated one iOS device - an iPhone 11 with no issues. I did not do it over the air but rather through the Catalina Finder. Which means a much better backup. I really like the iCloud folder sharing! There is a lot of security updates in this release as well as … Continue reading iOS 13.4 now GA