VMware App Volumes 3 Add vCenter Failure

So I’ve been working on getting this version of App Volumes to run smoothly and sadly _smoothly_ is just a figure of speech here. So we’ve uploaded the virtual appliance and did the initial configuration, added the AD configuration and configured the necessary security groups where I have bypassed the vRops configuration in my case Continue Reading →

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HP SUM 7.5.1 with VMware ESXi 6.0 U2

I am currently troubleshooting something evil in my lab that has been haunting me for a couple of days now (but that is another story) one of my attempts was to update the firmware and drivers of my ESXi hosts. So I went to the HPE website and grabbed my copy of the SPP (Service Continue Reading →

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NSX: Cluster is already configured for VXLAN

Among the things I tend to do when preparing to delve into a product and of course it certification is to rip apart my lab in a continuous pace because I tend to break it as much as I can, but this time I didn’t do it myself :( and I didn’t get to enjoy Continue Reading →

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My PernixData vSphere Design Pocketbook v3 Submissions

So on the 29/03/2016 Frank Denneman announced the authors for the new vSphere Design Pocketbook v3 which is sponsored graciously by PernixData and the list is just amazing and rich with people of high caliber in terms of vSphere design and architecture. In the past two editions I was lucky that my entries were accepted, Continue Reading →

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vSphere 6u2 – Lab Upgrade

This blog is only limited to vCenter and ESXi upgrade: Release notes: vCenter: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u2-release-notes.html ESXi: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-esxi-60u2-release-notes.html For those who do not know I am still using the Windows version of the vCenter Server (for not particular reason, maybe its loyalty because it went through a lot of upgrades and it grew on me ;-)). So Continue Reading →

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