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Upgrading NexentaStor to 5.0.3.6

You may have seen my Fusion upgrade article and now this one is about upgrading NexentaStor to the current GA of 5.0.3.  I am particularly looking forward to the vSphere 6.5 support so I can get the Nexenta vSphere Web

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Upgrading Nexenta Fusion to 1.0.2.8

Hello there, I use Nexenta in my lab, and I really like it.  It works well and has a great UI too.  There was an update of the Nexenta Fusion management appliance recently. I was looking forward to it due

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Host cannot download files from VUM patch store

I could also call this odd VUM error and no update.  But I went to update my silver cluster recently and it didn’t work.  I saw this error. I looked in /var/log/esxupdate.log and found no clues. So I thought I

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How to build a Windows 10 vSphere Template

I really do like templates.  I can very easily create a working – and yet customized how I like – virtual machine in a very short amount of time   And with no decisions or configuration to worry about.  I

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Veeam and access to private and non-routing networks

Storage networks and vMotion networks should be private and non-routing. But when you do that – lately for me – people think that you cannot use NFS backups with Veeam. But you can in fact. Easy if you know how.

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My vSphere 6.5 Upgrade Checklist – painful

Hello all, Yes, this has taken me a while to get too.  And it took me a while to do as well. Now that I work at Veeam, and while I have used Veeam products for many years, now I

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Fix an incompatible host

One of my hosts would not upgrade to 6.5.  When I looked at the host, and on the Update manager tab, I saw the following. There is a little more info that is not seen on this screenshot. But we

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