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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

PowerShell script for ESXi hardening | vrealize on WordPress.com

PowerShell script for ESXi hardening | vrealize...

With each release of VMware new hypervisor vmware releases its security hardening guide. It contains various best practices according to which customers need to set up their environment. However not all the customer (I know) follow all the best practice steps - because sometimes their environment doesn't allow them to make certain changes or due to...Read More

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Cloning and Snapshots on vSAN when policy requirements cannot be met

Cloning and Snapshots on vSAN when policy...

I was looking into some behavior recently to assist one of our partners. He described a situation that they observed during proof-of-concept testing and thought it would be of benefit to highlight this behavior in case you also observe the same, and you are curious as to why. Let’s begin with a description of the The post Cloning and Snapshots on vSAN when policy requirements cannot be met appeared first on CormacHogan.com .

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Dell EMC World 2017 – Michael Dell Q & A – Part 2

Dell EMC World 2017 – Michael Dell Q & A – Part 2

I attended an APJ-specific Q & A with Michael Dell. If find these things fascinating because they generally highlight (at least to me) how much of a grip on both the business and technology side MD has. It also reminds me that the poor guy must get a lot of silly questions every single day of the week. Also, blurry photos? I’ve got you covered.

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Project USB to SDDC - Part 3

Project USB to SDDC - Part 3

OK, the wait is finally over! In this final article, we will now walk through the process of getting access to this project as well as how to get this deployed in your own environment. For those that just want to see the code, you can find it at the Github project below: Github Project: https://github.com/lamw/usb-to-sddc

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Managing the world’s travel ecosystem with VMware NSX

Managing the world’s travel ecosystem with...

Amadeus is a technology company dedicated to the global travel … Read More

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Pat Gelsinger, VMware - Dell EMC World 2017

Pat Gelsinger, VMware - Dell EMC World 2017

Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware sits down with theCUBE at Dell EMC World 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Tips for Passing your VCDX

Tips for Passing your VCDX

The VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the most elite certification that VMware offers. Those that earn it have proven they can operate at the highest levels of expertise, showing not only their advanced technical knowledge but also their ability to think on their feet, to identify and recognize customer requirements, and begin creating a conceptual design within minutes.

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Dell EMC World 2017: VDI Complete–Ready Bundle!

Dell EMC World 2017: VDI Complete-Ready Bundle!

First - what are Ready Bundles? Ready Nodes, Ready Bundles, Ready Systems is the taxonomy we use for our program where we bring multiple technology pieces together at Dell EMC. Ready Nodes = software + server; Ready Bundles = software...Read More

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Change multicast address when running multiple vSAN clusters in same VLAN

Change multicast address when running multiple...

Advertise here with BSA Before vSAN 6.6 we would always recommend to change the multicast address when running multiple vSAN clusters in the same VLAN. Now that with vSAN 6.6 we removed multicast, does this best practice/recommendation still apply? I went looking for a clear statement but couldn’t find any, until Cormac pointed me to the excellent vSAN Networking " Change multicast address when running multiple vSAN clusters in same VLAN " originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com . Follow...Read More

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By: mhuppert | May 12, 2017

Dell EMC World 2017: Ready Node-a-palooza!

Dell EMC World 2017: Ready Node-a-palooza!

Our Dell EMC Ready Node program is cooking with gas. The most well known, and most popular Ready Node is the VMware vSAN Ready Node program, but there are ScaleIO Ready Nodes (a very popular choice), and here at Dell EMC World – we’re announcing the new Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes.

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By: mhuppert | May 11, 2017

macos + Log Insight

macos + Log Insight

I recently had an issue with my Macbook Pro and used Log Insight to track down the issue. In the process I realized I have not blogged about how to configure macos to log to Log Insight. In this post, I will cover the steps. Read on to learn more! Log Insight supports macos?! The The post macos + Log Insight appeared first on SFlanders.net by Steve Flanders .

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By: mhuppert | May 11, 2017

VMware vSAN Pass-Through vs RAID0 Storage Controller

VMware vSAN Pass-Through vs RAID0 Storage...

This post is a reflection post on possibilities on different scenarios whether you’re using a VMware vSAN certified storage controller supporting pass-through (or also IT Mode or JBOD mode… all this is the same name) or you’re using a storage controller which uses RAID0 only. I said only as it means that it is limited in functionalities and possibilities, but also some constraints. In this post we will details the differences in VMware vSAN Pass-Through vs RAID0 Storage Controller.

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By: mhuppert | May 11, 2017

vCenter 6.5 REST API w/ Python

vCenter 6.5 REST API w/ Python

Introduction: So one of the new features in vSphere 6.5 is the REST API introduced into vCenter. This is particularly interesting to me as I've always liked automating things but have been pained by the windows requirement for PowerCLI (I'm also not a huge fan of powershell, despite it's

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By: mhuppert | May 11, 2017

Updated Nested ESXi 6.0u3 & 6.5d Virtual Appliances

Updated Nested ESXi 6.0u3 & 6.5d Virtual...

I finally found a bit of "extra" spare time to update my Nested ESXi Virtual Appliances to support some of the recent releases of ESXi, 6.0 Update 3 and 6.5d, which enables customers to easily and quickly deploy vSAN 6.6 in their environment for testing, development or learning purposes. If you have not used this appliance before, please

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By: mhuppert | May 11, 2017

VMworld Labs & Training

VMworld Labs & Training

The VMware Hands-On Labs demonstrate the real value of VMware solutions in real time. VMworld attendees gain special access to the latest VMware technologies without requiring the purchase of equipment, software or licenses. Attendees explore a wide range of today’s hottest topics with a VMware-provided machine or their own device, all with product experts on hand to provide one-on-one guidance.

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