Hi all, I hope everyone had a good week? Enjoying the weekend? I had a good week, and we will see how the weekend goes. I had a very interesting webex with DataGravity. Thier product is a little different now, and it is pretty darn cool. Once I have GA running in my lab I … Continue reading Newsletter: July 16, 2016
Hello all, I do not have custom certs in my lab, but rather am using the ones that VMware has in the vCSA. So that means I get an opportunity to do an extra click when access the vSphere Web Client. You can easily fix this by using the info in this VMware KB article. … Continue reading Avoid extra clicks accessing vCenter!
So, maybe you saw this when you logged into your appliance to upgrade to vSphere 6.0 U2 this morning? Or maybe you logged into your vCenter first and saw this? And when you go into System Configuration and check out your vCenter node you see this. Which seems to indicate there is no problem. So … Continue reading Why is my vCenter Appliance Health Red?
Hello all, I hope that everyone is doing well? I had a great time in the mountains and deserts of Nevada. Great area and also met some interesting people too. But back home now, and ready to start looking for work. I have been very lucky and a number of interesting and fascinating companies have … Continue reading Newsletter: March 6, 2016
Hi there, Hope all is well with everyone? Things very good here. Been out in the mountains and desert and having a great time. Taking a day out for laundry, dishes and shopping. So thought I should do a newsletter too as the info builds up! I updated a number of articles lately, including this … Continue reading Newsletter: February 24, 2016
Hello everyone, A full week at home has been wonderful. We were even able to fit a Wine Dinner in and that was pretty fun. I have been working a lot in the lab on migration related stuff. What a pain. Working with some powerful new software - new to me that is - called … Continue reading Newsletter: January 23, 2016
Hello all, It has been quite some time since the last newsletter. Christmas and New Years was at my in-laws and it was quite busy. Plus I have been on the road really a lot. Of course what that means is I have a lot to share today! Incidentally, I had a tough issue recently … Continue reading Newsletter: January 10, 2016
Hello everyone, Another week and even closer to the end of the year and the wonderful Holiday Season. But, this week has made me really want the wonderful Holiday Season! You know those problems that confound you, and seem to change as you work on them? I have one of those. Much of the week … Continue reading Newsletter: December 19, 2015
Hi again, We got our lab working using this article, but we need to connect it to Active Directory to make it more useful. So lets get started. This process is sort of like in the past, meaning we used the VCSA VAMI UI to join a domain and then used the vSphere Web Client … Continue reading Connecting vSphere 6 VCSA to Active Directory
Hi there, I need to build out a vSphere 6 lab for a few different reasons including preparing for some test(s) to help my certification along. You saw here the adventures when I upgraded my home lab - back in March I think. And you saw the adventure when I carved off a couple of … Continue reading Basic vSphere 6 Lab Setup