When NOT to Google

Yeah the topic is intriguing by itself but I thought about writing about this a while ago due to several incidents with several people. I started with my IT career at the age of 11 where my first job was to administer a LAN gaming shop, back then here in Lebanon the internet was a… Read More »

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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… Read More »

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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… Read More »

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Citrix Delivery Groups Power Plan Management – Powershell Script

Usually customers whom invest in VDI want to save on consumption whenever its possible, in terms of power management the user VDI VMs shouldn’t be up and running 24/7 they should be shutdown after working hours and then readied at the beginning of the business day. In the case of PVS, the default behavior is… Read More »

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Citrix Specialist Virtualization Endeavor Experience

I’ve been recently involved in a lot of projects covering Citrix products, and because of partnership requirement my company decided to pursue the Virtualization Specialist program. It has been a very busy period for me which kept me a bit away from blogging, so on my part I had to finish two things: Citrix Virtualization… Read More »

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Home Lab: The Cloud Within! – Part 1

Well folks it has been a while now since I have blogged, due to a lot of projects and I wanted to give my family a little bit of dedication as well. For those whom have been following me on Twitter saw what I have been preparing for =). So first before I got into… Read More »

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VMworld 2015 Europe (Barcelona) – Wrap up, the things that got imprinted on me!

Before you continue, I’d like to point out that this is a semi-non-technical blog related to the subject of VMworld, if you’re looking for the technical aspect/summary of the conference please do check out this VMworld 2015 Europe Bloggers and you will find what you’re looking for and more. This blog post is dedicated to… Read More »

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