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Getting PowerShell working on my Mac – via Docker

Currently – 7/23/17 – Powershell Beta 4 and PowerCLI 1.10 are not compatible.  But hopefully soon they will.  But since I want this to work now, we are going to get it working in a Docker container.  Thanks to Steve

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Odd Issue: no desktop and profile issues

I am talking a short break between a couple of technical papers to install some cool Veeam software – Veeam Availability Console – so I can learn more.  I have a VM for it but when I logged in I

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Connecting an external Content Library to my Content Library

So I am now using a Content Library in my lab – they are seriously improved in 6.5 and so the next thing to do is connected an external CL to mine.  If you want an intro check out my

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Careful with firmware patching in a vSAN Cluster!

So I had some time recently to update my lab.  I am a long-time user of the Dell OpenManage Integration for vCenter.  It has gotten a little flaky in the last while so I have to use it to patch

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Moving to a new iPad

In my case I have one of the new 10.5 iPad Pro’s and I am quite excited about it.  I am normally very fond of iPad’s but this is  a very powerful iPad, and with a bit more screen real

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Installing the Service Discovery Management Pack

So I have vROps 6.6 installed and now I want the Service Discovery Management Pack working since it is the replacement for VMware Infrastructure Navigator that I was so fond of. Before – Prep The bits for that are here,

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Installing vRealize Operations v6.6

A while back I pulled out vROps from my lab due to disk space issues.  Those are now solved thanks to Nexenta and it is time to bring vROps back to my lab. One of the reasons is that there

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