Hello all, this was a difficult journey but we have vRA working now (see this article). But we need to make it useful. For me that means provisioning virtual machines by non admin users. Connect to your vRA server. You need to log in as your configuration user. Mine was config. The password is the … Continue reading Making vRA 8 useful
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 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 184.108.40.206. … Continue reading Using vVols on NetApp HCI
Hello there, This is about my Catalina upgrade. I was on the road when it dropped and I do not control the upgrades on my work Mac. So at home now and time for the upgrade. I like very much Catalina as I have been using it for a while in beta. Learning / Links … Continue reading My Catalina Upgrade