Hello all, Here are some details on my home lab. four Supermicro SYS-5028D two Netgear 8 port 10 GB switcch (XS708E) two Dell R710 one Synology DS1813+ The Supermicro are my ESXi hosts, and one of the 10 GB switches is for my storage network (and vMotion), and one for management. The two Dell are … Continue reading My Home Lab
Someone asked me about this (paravirtualized adapters) and it sort of distracted me. I had not worked with them for a long time. So here we go. You should make an actual decision to use paravirtualized storage adapter since it will require OS support. If you have a need - such as a very busy … Continue reading When / why / how to use paravirtualized adapters
Hello, I had a couple of people lately surprised at how much I could use my iPad so I though I should share how I use it in case it helps someone. It is the iPad Pro 10.5 with the latest iPadOS on it. I have an Apple Keyboard so that means I can type … Continue reading Yes, my iPad Pro does a lot of work!
Hello all, For the last couple of weeks my Runecast VM widgets DID NOT look like this: They showed an error message about not being able to connect with the Runecast appliances. Today, I noticed that the Runecast appliance console DID NOT look like this: It had a pink banner on it that said please … Continue reading Runecast VM widgets not connected!
Update: Lots of changes. 8.0.1 broke the Easy Installer so read though the whole article before you start so you can save time and get things working! I hope that whatever comes after 8.0.1 unbreaks the easy installer so that you can follow the easier path in this article. BTW, I found the VMware doc’s … Continue reading Making vRealize Automation v8 work
I thought my vRA 8 install was going good. But then..... It says to check the vRSLCM UI. So I access the UI, and select Lifecycle Operations and see an issue. It suggests I need to look at the deploy.log file. And yes, I tried the retry but guess what happened. Same issue. So I … Continue reading vRealize Automation v8 install fails hard!
I have a new work lab, and I am turning on vVols so I am documenting what I do. I have a few questions that I am not finding good answers on. So working through it and taking notes will help! I am doing thing in a lab with vSphere 6.7 U3 and Elements 126.96.36.199. … Continue reading Using vVols on NetApp HCI