Hello all, It is very important to wipe disks before you sell them, or even recycle them, or share them with family. I used to use software called DBAN but it is not so good any longer. Thanks to Paul I learned about some new disk wiping software. This new software caught my attention since … Continue reading Wiping a disk – properly!
Hello all, Here are some details on my home lab. four Supermicro SYS-5028D (128 GB RAM) two Netgear 8 port 10 GB switcch (XS708E) two Dell R710 - one using Nexenta supplying 3.51 TB of shared storage. The other is FreeNAS supplying 3.4 TB. one Synology DS1813+ The Supermicro are my ESXi hosts, and one … 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!