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Host cannot download files from VUM patch store

I could also call this odd VUM error and no update.  But I went to update my silver cluster recently and it didn’t work.  I saw this error. I looked in /var/log/esxupdate.log and found no clues. So I thought I

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Newsletter: March 25, 2017

Hello all, I hope everyone has had a good week?  And enjoying the weekend too? I had what felt like a long week on the road.  I attended a Gartner event, and also did a VMUG too. Both were very

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Newsletter: March 18, 2017

Hello all, I am writing this – at least some of it – while on a layover in Houston, while on my way to Ft. Lauderdale for a Gartner event.  After that I will be at a VMUG in Ft.

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Newsletter: March 11, 2017

Hello all, I hope that everyone had a good week, and are looking forward to another good week.  I was productive in my work lab, and am now building out my own pod.  Very exciting.  I have also had two

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vSAN hardware compatibility issue – and the solution, not what I expected!

I am building out a new pod at work for my lab.  It has four new R730 Dell servers that are completely on the HCL for vSAN.  It was important to me, so not only did I confirm that myself

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Newsletter: March 4, 2017

Hello all, I hope that everyone had a very nice week, or, if not, I hope you are enjoying the weekend?  I had a good week, another one at home, and got a lot of lab work done. I hope

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How to build a Windows 10 vSphere Template

I really do like templates.  I can very easily create a working – and yet customized how I like – virtual machine in a very short amount of time   And with no decisions or configuration to worry about.  I

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