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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

Save the date! Join us at VMworld 2017 Europe in September

Save the date! Join us at VMworld 2017 Europe...

Our biggest event of the year returns, and we’re gearing up for the best one yet!

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

PowerCLI API Access Methods

PowerCLI API Access Methods

This videos provides a comparison of high level and low level API access methods with VMware's PowerCLI, using an innovative white board style presentation.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

VM replication state going to ‘Not Active’ as soon as vm is configured for replication

VM replication state going to 'Not Active' as...

After a long back I dived into my lab yesterday and was working again on setting up DR to vCloud Air.I have wrote few blog posts in past on vSphere Replication and DR to vCloud Air using VR. If you are interested in reading those posts, you can read them from below links.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

Hiding the Connection Server URL and Domain list from the Horizon Client

Hiding the Connection Server URL and Domain...

With VMware Horizon 7.1 and the new Horizon Clients version 4.4, there is a new security focused option that allows for the hiding of certain information from the Horizon Client. Two settings separately allow for the hiding of the Connection Server URL and also the Active Directory Domain List. This demo will show the Client without these settings, how to enable them and then what the Client experience is with them enabled.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

5 Free New Features in vSphere 6.5

5 Free New Features in vSphere 6.5

Backup utilities, migration and analytics tools, and more.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

Virtual Machine vCPU Rightsize Recommendations

Virtual Machine vCPU Rightsize Recommendations

The discussions and debates on sizing of a VMs vCPUs bounces back and forth between performance and capacity. I have heard both argued very well to a point that honestly I think it comes down to the problem statement whether to think of it as performance or capacity.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

What is the role of the message bus in VMware NSX?

What is the role of the message bus in VMware NSX?

A message bus guarantees the delivery of messages to a host, even if that host is unavailable or you're unable to establish a connection. So, how do you use it in NSX?

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

PowerCLI Core on Docker with macOS

PowerCLI Core on Docker with macOS

Back in November, shortly after Microsoft’s open-sourcing of PowerShell, and subsequent cross-platform PowerShell Core release, VMware released their cross-platform version of PowerCLI: PowerCLI Core. This was made available on GitHub for general consumption, and can be installed on top of PowerShell Core on a macOS/OSX or Linux machine.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

Transforming Security: The Principle of Least Privilege and Network Virtualization

Transforming Security: The Principle of Least...

Least privilege and network virtualization are driving security transformation in networking and end-user computing. Watch this video to learn more.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

vCenter Server Upgrade and Migration

vCenter Server Upgrade and Migration

Learn about vCenter Server upgrade and migration, and the use of PSC repointing & reconfiguring during this process, using an innovative white board format.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

Docker Containerd Explained in Plain Words

Docker Containerd Explained in Plain Words

This article was originally posted on the VMware Cloud Native corporate blog. I am re-posting here for the convenience of the readers of my personal blog.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

In-Guest UNMAP Fix in ESXi 6.5 Part I: Windows

In-Guest UNMAP Fix in ESXi 6.5 Part I: Windows

As you might’ve seen, Cormac Hogan just posted about an UNMAP fix that was just released. This is a fix I have been eagerly awaiting for some time, so I am very happy to see it released. And thankfully it does not disappoint.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

In-Guest UNMAP Fix in ESXi 6.5 Part II: Linux

In-Guest UNMAP Fix in ESXi 6.5 Part II: Linux

This is the second part of this post. In the first post, I explained the fix and how it affected Windows. In this post, we will overview how the change affects Linux-based virtual machines.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

vCenter Server Topology Considerations

vCenter Server Topology Considerations

This video goes over various topics related to vCenter Server topology. It covers upgrade from vSphere 5.5 to vSphere 6.5, Enhanced Linked Mode, and SSO Domain consolidation, all using an innovative white board format.

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By: mhuppert | March 17, 2017

vSphere 6.5b prevents vSphere Web Client logins for users w/o VC permissions

vSphere 6.5b prevents vSphere Web Client logins...

A patch update was just released for vCenter Server 6.5, dubbed vSphere 6.5b. While glancing through the release notes, I caught one interesting "resolved issue" which I thought was worth sharing.

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