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Newsletter: March 26, 2016

Hello all, I hope everyone is like me – enjoying the four day weekend – which is pretty nice.  A good week I hope?  I spent a fair bit of time this week in interviews and that is going well. 

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Posted in Newsletter

Newsletter: February 24, 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

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Posted in Alert, Newsletter

Cannot load the users for the selected domain

Hi there, Still working in the lab and this issue has irritated me.  So I am sharing. I upgraded my VCSA to 6.0 Update 1b and a short time later I could not log in.  Not sure if it was

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Posted in Home Lab, How To

A very odd error – host configuration changes will not be saved

I upgraded to vSphere 6 a while back, and shortly after that I noticed an odd error. Everything still worked, and I was busy so …. I did nothing. I did an update yesterday using VUM.  After it was done

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My vSphere 6 Lab Upgrade Checklist

Hi there, I used this to upgrade my lab to a variety of new versions – LI 3.0, VCSA 6.00 U1, VUM 6.00 U1, vR Ops 6.1, ESXi 6.00 U1, VMware Tools, and PowerCLI 6.0 R2.  The order is important

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Posted in How To

Installing and configuring vSphere 6.0 VMware Update Manager

Hi there, As part of the Basic vSphere 6 lab setup article, we are now with the VMware Update Manager (VUM) setup article.  The timing is good since yesterday Update 1 dropped.  And that is big since – among many

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Connecting vSphere 6 VCSA to Active Directory

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

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