July 29, 2016

vROps Views (2 of 5): Creating a View from Scratch

VMware Virtualization & Cloud Management Blog )

By: Kyle Wassink, Blue Medora   vROps Views Blog Series There is a lot to love about vROps Views. So much, in fact, that they deserve an entire blog series! This series will cover how to create them, how to reuse them, why they are valuable, and much more.   Where to Start

by VMware at July 29, 2016 03:00 AM

VMworld Monster VMs VIRT8290R

Michael Corey Blog )

VMworld Monster VMs VIRT8290R For the past 6 years my Database Virtualization sessions have always been given […]

The post VMworld Monster VMs VIRT8290R appeared first on Michael Corey Blog.

by MichaelCorey at July 29, 2016 02:38 AM

SRM multi-site options

Virtual Blocks )

Most of the time, SRM is deployed as a single site to single site solution. This is something SRM has done well since the first version. What isn’t as widely known is all the different ways that SRM works in multi-site configurations. Deploying SRM in multi-sitetopologies provides

by VMware at July 29, 2016 12:38 AM


July 28, 2016

Supermicro SuperServer SYS-E300-8D and E200-8D powerhouses arrive, have a look under the hood!

TinkerTry IT @ home )

Having already carefully inspected those recent Supermicro PR stock photos, I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I finally had a little time to have a close look under the hood, minutes ago. Remember, those E300 and E200 product pages don't even have instruction manuals yet, so I was qui

by PaulBraren at July 28, 2016 11:59 PM

Install Squid as HTTP and HTTPS Proxy Server

DoubleCloud )

While creating the vSearch 3.0, we needed a HTTP/HTTPS proxy server to test the new features like public cloud support. With a little search, I found the Squid server. It turned out to be pretty easy to install a new one and use it based on default settings. Install Like most of the software package

by SteveJin at July 28, 2016 11:23 PM

Microsoft To Cut An Addition 2850 Employees

Petri IT Knowledgebase )

Microsoft has announced that they will further cut their employee count by over 2000 staff by the end of fiscal year 2017.

The post Microsoft To Cut An Addition 2850 Employees appeared first on Petri.

by Petri at July 28, 2016 11:09 PM

Creating a plan for VMware upgrades

Virtual Barker )

Creating a plan for VMware upgrades Creating a plan for VMware upgrades There are a number of benefits and risks to consider when deciding whether or not to upgrade, especially when it comes to VMware upgrades. VMware Social Media Advocacy

The post Creating a plan for VMwa

by DavidBarker at July 28, 2016 10:57 PM

Trace3 Innovation Research Study on Cyber Security Predicts Consolidation, Greater Focus on User Behavior Analytics

VMBlog )

Trace3 , a pioneer in business transformation solutions, today released original research from its Innovation Research Team , designed to give CIOs a Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 09:17 PM

Nutanix – Health Dashboard

VMware Virtualization Blog )

Merhaba, Eğer bir Nutanix kullanıyorsanız yapınızda olup-bitenden kısa bir süre içerisinde haberdar olabilirsiniz. Çoğu zaman VMware ortamındaki utilization oranlarını gö

by TayfunDeger at July 28, 2016 09:13 PM

Site Recovery Manager Express Patch Release

Virtualization Blog )

Couple of months ago I posted an SRM Fault which were observing in the environment  -  
Protection Group summary page shows 25 VMs as not configured. When checked in the in protection group, VMs with warnings are not getting displayed

by MunishpalMakhija at July 28, 2016 09:12 PM

vSphere 5.0 & 5.1 End of Support soon – Upgrade your ESXi Hosts

Virten.net )

You might be aware that General Support for VMware vSphere 5.0 and 5.1 ends in about 4 weeks atAugust 24th. If not, I encourage you to use myVMware Product End Of Support Countdownto keep an eye on EOS dates (It …

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by FlorianGrehl at July 28, 2016 07:48 PM

How to change vCenter Appliance (VCSA) 6.x IP Address?

Settlersoman )

Recently, I have had to change IP addresse of some vCenter Appliances (VCSA) 6.0 U2 in our environment. Changing IP address is supported and it's straightforward if you deployed VCSA correctly - using FQDN. If you deploy VCSA using IP address as FQDN, you can not change IP address. To change IP addr

by MariuszKaczorek at July 28, 2016 07:25 PM

Starting vRO Workflows with Log Insight Webhooks

John Dias )

Beginning with version 3.3 of Log Insight, alerts can be forwarded via a webhook.  Basically, any URL you designate will have an HTTP POST issued with the alert contents as a JSON body.  This feature provides some very basic capability and most use cases will require a bit more fun

by JohnDias at July 28, 2016 07:16 PM

Configure RDS Collections Using PowerShell

Petri IT Knowledgebase )

Learn how to configure Remote Desktop Services (RDS) collections using Windows PowerShell, including how to create, enumerate, and remove collections from RDS Connection Brokers, and how to add and remove RemoteApps to collections.

The post Configure RDS Collections Using

by Petri at July 28, 2016 07:08 PM

Platform9 Named One of 10 Emerging Cloud Vendors You Need to Know About in 2016

VMBlog )

Platform9, the company making cloud infrastructure easy, today announced that it has been named one of 10 emerging cloud vendors you need to know... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 06:31 PM

Red Hat Satellite 6.2 Introduces New Features to Help Users Increase Efficiency Across On-Premise, Cloud, and Container-based Environments

VMBlog )

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Satellite 6.2, its systems... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 06:29 PM

VMworld 2016: The End of an Era


I sadly report that I will not be attending VMworld 2016 this year.  This will be the first conference I've missed - "13" really is an unlucky number!  I was not selected per the criteria my organization used to determine who goes and who stays.  I respect their

by Jerryhttp://arritdor.e-wilkin.com/feeds/posts/default at July 28, 2016 06:17 PM

Learning VSAN:Part-3- Storage Policies and VSAN

Go Virtual. )

In our last 2 posts of this series we discussed about VSAN Architecture and walked through steps needed to configure VSAN. If you have missed earlier posts of this series you can read them from here: 1:Overview and Architecture of … Continue reading →

by AlexHunt at July 28, 2016 06:01 PM

Storage Policy Based Management Wins

Favoritevmguy )

Hey everyone, it’s my first VSAN post! For the past few months I have been building out VSAN on a few test environments. One of them is what I call a Frankenstein cluster. It consists of four Cisco C series … Continue reading →

by MattJones at July 28, 2016 05:16 PM

vCloud Air Network at VMworld 2016 – be_TOMORROW

VMware vCloud Blog )

Where can you find industry thought leaders, subject matter experts, and IT professionals – all in one place? The answer: VMworld! At VMworld 2016, you’ll embark on a journey full of innovation to help accelerate your path to a software-defined business. The vCloud Air N

by VMware at July 28, 2016 04:00 PM

FlashStack Your Way to Awesomeness

2 VCP's and a Truck )

You may or may not have heard about Pure Storage and Cisco partnering to provide solutions together to help our current and prospective customers using UCS, Pure Storage and VMware. These predesigned and tested architectures provide a full solution for compute, network and storage. Read more here: h

by Pure Storage at July 28, 2016 03:00 PM

【CommVault】次期バージョン v11の国内提供が始まりました!

ネットワールド らぼ )

こんにちは。 今回は、CommVault 最新バージョン V11 の国内提供が開始されましたので、ご紹介します。 最新バ...

by TetsuoMiyoshi at July 28, 2016 03:00 PM

SQL Server Error Logs Via Email

Michael Corey Blog )

SQL Server Error Logs Via Email Here is a really useful script that will ship your SQL […]

The post SQL Server Error Logs Via Email appeared first on Michael Corey Blog.

by MichaelCorey at July 28, 2016 02:20 PM

Cisco UCS Management Pack 2.0(2) for VMware vRealize Operations 6.2

Victor Virtualization )

The VMware and Cisco development teams have worked closely together to enhance the functionality in this release of the management pack. This plug-in provides correlation between the Cisco UCS™ servers, storage and networking as well as Cisco HyperFlex™ hyperconverged infrastruct

by VictorWu at July 28, 2016 02:20 PM

ZertoCON Local – Coming to a city near you!

Justin's IT Blog )

If you weren’t lucky enough to make it to ZertoCON in Boston earlier this summer you are getting a second chance a little closer to home! Zerto has announced that we are holding local events in a bunch of cities in the US and UK this fall. All you need to do to attend is [R

by JustinPaul at July 28, 2016 02:08 PM

6WIND Announces Availability of Mirantis Certified Fuel Plugin for OpenStack Virtual Networking Acceleration

VMBlog )

6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced general availability for its Mirantis certified 6WIND Virtual Accelerator Fuel Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 01:59 PM

Nearly 100 Percent of Business Cloud Applications Lack Enterprise Grade Security and Compliance Features, According to Blue Coat Elastica Shadow Data Threat Report

VMBlog )

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advanced web security solutions for global enterprises and governments, today released findings of the Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 01:58 PM

Centrify and Cloudera Extend Open Data Model for Cybersecurity

VMBlog )

Cloudera , the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 01:56 PM

OnApp Portal for Select VMware Solutions Available Through the VMware vCloud Air Network Program for the First Time

VMBlog )

OnApp has announced that its cloud management portal for select VMware solutions is now available through the VMware vCloud Air Network program. The... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 01:54 PM

Real-World Troubleshooting with Log Insight

Sovereign Systems Blog )

Having some sort of log aggregation tool is an extremely important addition to any sort of management or monitoring system, so much so that it can mean the difference between violating SLAs, losing customers, or lengthier outages, and not. Log Insight is a product in the vRealize Suite which is [&am

by DavidCoulter at July 28, 2016 01:53 PM

Second Annual OpenStack Days Seattle to Feature Keynotes from Walmart, Comcast, Google and OpenStack Foundation

VMBlog )

The second annual OpenStack Days Seattle will be held at The W Hotel on September 30, 2016. The event, which sold out in its debut last fall, will... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 01:52 PM

VMblog's Expert Interviews: HyperGrid Talks Hyperconverged Infrastructure-as-a-Service (HCIaaS)

VMBlog )

Earlier this week, Gridstore and DCHQ merged to launch a new company called HyperGrid. And in that same announcement, HyperGrid said that it would... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 01:20 PM

Going to VMworld? Reserve Your Seat for Education Breakout Sessions.

VMware Education and Certification Blog )

We are just one month from kicking off VMworld 2016 US! If you are registered to attend, theVMworld 2016 US Schedule Builderis your pass for getting a seat at the hottest sessions, labs, demos and discussions. It’s very easy to get started: Go to Content Catalog and browse for ses

by VMware at July 28, 2016 01:04 PM

Going to VMworld? Reserve Your Seat for Education Breakout Sessions.

Toronto VMware User Group )

We are just one month from kicking off VMworld 2016 US! If you are registered to attend, the VMworld 2016 US Schedule Builder is your pass for getting a seat at the hottest sessions, labs, demos and discussions. It’s very easy to get started: Go to Content Catalog and bro

by AngeloLuciani at July 28, 2016 01:04 PM

Test What’s New with Virtual SAN 6.2 ? VMware HOL

ITSaurus )

  Test What’s New with Virtual SAN 6.2 inVMware HOL from herevSAN/HOL Ebrahim Aldesouky |ITSaurus 28-7-2016

by EbrahimAldesouky at July 28, 2016 01:01 PM

VVols Reloaded – Virtual Volumes A Game Changer For Tier 1 Business Critical Databases

Virtual Blocks )

Today in VVols Reloaded we switch over to talking about running business critical databases on Virtual Volumes. In this session Sudhir Balasubramanian and Mohan Potheri share their thoughts on how VVols are a game changer for business critical databases. The session covers how VVols can hel

by VMware at July 28, 2016 01:00 PM

How Would Split DaaS Work?

The Virtualization Practice )

In a previous article, I suggested that splitting DaaS into separate parts for the broker and the desktops would address some of the challenges of DaaS. Today, I’d like to take a closer look at how this might work. Split DaaS The first objective is to have desktops close to

by SteveBeaver at July 28, 2016 12:36 PM

How to Take or Build Your Desktop SOE to VMware Horizon Air

VMware End-User Computing Blog )

When moving your desktop environment to the cloud, many questions arise around how an organization makes the move. The number one technical question we receive is: How do I take my existing Desktop or RDSH SOE to VMware Horizon Air? Many people envisage using the same process as they have f

by VMware at July 28, 2016 12:35 PM

ここで躓いた、AWSで構築の際のポイント ~AWSからローカル間との通信~

仮想環境(VMware & Hyper-V)エンジニア技術ブログ )

クラウドコンピューティングにおいて高い知名度を誇るAWS、我々クライム新入社員も … 続きを読む →

by MakotoKawakami at July 28, 2016 12:10 PM

Analyzing the Present and Predicting the Future of the Hyperconverged Infrastructure Market

VMBlog )

Article Written by Jesse St. Laurent, VP of product strategy at SimpliVity Hyperconverged solutions are becoming increasingly sought after - and with Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2016 12:03 PM

Using the Script Param to Pass Parameters into Pester Tests

Wahl Network )

Here's a handy little trick for passing along variables into Pester tests at the time they are invoked

The post Using the Script Param to Pass Parameters into Pester Tests appeared first on Wahl Network.

by ChrisWahl at July 28, 2016 12:00 PM

Here’s How You Get in to Lollapalooza

Airwatch by VMware )

Lollapalooza kicks off its 25th anniversary festival tomorrow in Chicago’s Grant Park with a lineup including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Big Boi, Ellie Goulding, Radiohead and festival co-founder Perry Farrell with Jane’s Addiction. Awesome, you say, but why is this on your mobil

by VMware at July 28, 2016 12:00 PM

[VMware] VSAN 6.x Ram disk is full 에러

Virtual Hive )

VSAN 환경에서 다음과 같은 에러가 발생할 경우가 있습니다.

The ramdisk 'vsantraces' is full. As a result the file /vsantraces/vsanObserver*********.gz could not be written.

■ 원인

이미 알려진 이슈이라고 합니다. 현재 해결방법은 없으며 수정

by SunghoHwang at July 28, 2016 11:34 AM

The Impact On App Layering On Your VDI Environment

IT Blood Pressure )

I was testing instant clones in Horizon 7 and it was pretty much a requirement to use some form of application virtualization and get your user data stored off the desktops. My decision on what to select for for testing was based on that I had already had ProfileUnity from Liquidware Labs and App Vo

by DwayneLessner at July 28, 2016 11:20 AM

Internet Rzeczy w ofensywie - szansa czy zagrożenie?

Aktualności - Virtual-IT - Wirtualizacja, cloud computing, green-it, storage, data center. )

Jeszcze kilka lat temu koncepcja Internetu Rzeczy wydawała się mrzonką - idea sieci urządzeń, zbierających i przesyłających między sobą bez pośrednictwa

by PiotrMasztafiak at July 28, 2016 10:43 AM

VCP6-DTM Study Guide Free PDF Download

ESX Virtualization )

VCP6-DTM Study Guide by ESX Virtualization has been released! It’s a PDF guide with all chapters from VCP6-DTM page, compiled in single PDF you can take on the road. We had fun creating this, for the community. It’s an unofficial study guide with tips, screenshots

by VladanSEGET at July 28, 2016 10:24 AM

Bright Light City…

Mike Laverick... )

…gonna set my soul, gonna set my soul on fire…. Just a quick blogpost to tell folks that I will be at VMworld Vegas this year (I arrive late Sunday afternoon). I had some frequent flyer points and hertz points to use. So I was able to cover my cost of travel to the event [

by MikeLaverick at July 28, 2016 09:50 AM

Adding an AWS endpoint to vRealize Automation 7

definit )

Although it’s fairly limited, you can add AWS as an endpoint for vRealize Automation 7 and consume EC2 AMIs as part of a blueprint. You can even add the deployed instances to an existing Elastic Load Balancer at deploy time. In this post I’ll run through the basics to get up and

by SamMcGeown at July 28, 2016 09:46 AM

VMware Tools Enhancements

opvizor - Leading VMware healthcheck solution and expert system, best practice and security advisor - VM Predictive Analytics )

VMware Tools EnhancementsVM Tools is the Guest enhancement toolkit of VMware which is IT industry leading software that provides cloud computing and virtualization in the open systems world. First of all, we need to know what the VM Tools or VMware Tools are. VMware Tools is a set of OS dri

by DennisZimmer at July 28, 2016 09:01 AM

vRealize Log Insight 3.3 : vSphere Integration

Vmwareminds )

Hello All,

This is my next blog in series of vRealize Log Insight. In my last blog I shared the way to use the Content pack in to your vRealize Log Insight Portal To Read the blog Click Here. Today we will  learn how to integrate your vSphere with your vRealize L

by AnjaniKumar at July 28, 2016 08:19 AM

Samsung Surges in Quarter Thanks to Strong Galaxy S7 Sales

Petri IT Knowledgebase )

With iPhone sales falling for the second quarter in a row, one might assume that overall smartphone sales have likewise stumbled. But don't tell Samsung: It just reported its best quarter in two years thanks to stronger-than-expected Galaxy S7 sales.

The post Samsung Surge

by Petri at July 28, 2016 08:04 AM

vRealize Log Insight 3.3 : Content Pack Management

Vmwareminds )

Hello All,

This is my next Blog in to the vRealize Solutions series. We will understand what is the Content pack and how we can manage them. vRealize manage and  Analyze terabytes of logs, perform smart parsing to discover structure in unstructured data, and enabl

by AnjaniKumar at July 28, 2016 07:52 AM

Force GPUpdate from Group Policy Management Console

Rorymon.com )

Introduction I neededto script a gpupdate /force and target a group of machines in an OU. The reason I wanted to script this is because I wanted to run the force in real time and also wanted to be sure that it ran successfully on the target machines. This seemed like the best idea and seemed a bette

by RoryMonaghan at July 28, 2016 07:32 AM

Consigue el curso de virtualización aplicaciones con Docker

Blog Virtualización & Cloud Computing en Español )

El curso online de virtualización de aplicaciones con Docker ha sido diseñado para que los estudiantes adquieran las competencias de instalación, configuración y gestión con Docker. En este curso online de Docker, no solo aprenderás a

by Jose MariaGonzalez at July 28, 2016 07:30 AM

MABS 2016

El blog de Josep Ros )

Tuve la oportunidad de asistir al evento MABS, organizado por ATRESMEDIA, que se realizó el 1 y 2 de junio en Madrid con asistentes tan potentes e interesantes como Garry Kasparov, Shirin Ebadi o Pierluigi Collina.

Primero hay que comentar que es un lujo

by JosepRos at July 28, 2016 07:00 AM

Networking in 1980s

ipSpace.net Blog Posts )

Summer is a great time to do odd jobs that you always wanted to do but never found time for. One of mine: document the crazy stuff I’ve been doing decades ago. Starting point: how I got into networking in 1980s.

Read more…

by Ivanhttp://blog.ipspace.net/feeds/posts/full at July 28, 2016 05:43 AM

Citrix ogłasza połączenie Citrix GoTo z firmą LogMeIn

Aktualności - Virtual-IT - Wirtualizacja, cloud computing, green-it, storage, data center. )

Jesienią ub. roku Citrix poinformował o zmianach w obrębie strategii rozwoju firmy i związanymi z tym planami dotyczącymi wydzielenia rodziny produktów GoTo do oddzielnej spół

by PiotrMasztafiak at July 28, 2016 05:37 AM

vROps – An Introduction to Alert Tuning

VMware Virtualization & Cloud Management Blog )

vRealize Operations Manager is a capable monitoring solution that plays a key role in VMware’s cloud management stack. It has the potential to give visibility in to the past, present and in some cases the future. The key to unlocking this potential is in making the product operati

by VMware at July 28, 2016 03:00 AM

How to install an Enterprise Docker registry on Photon OS with Harbor

VMtoCloud.com )

So you have been using Docker for some time now and you want to get serious and start storing your images locally. With this guide I will show you how to install and configure VMware Harbor, an open source enterprise class Docker Registry. Features of Harbor Registry Role based access Continue readi

by RyanKelly at July 28, 2016 12:33 AM

Testing Harbor Registry with PhotonOS

VMtoCloud.com )

Now that you have your new registry server installed let’s test it out with Photon OS. Pre-Reqs Harbor Registry installed see my guide here. Photon OS with at least 1 vCPU 2GB RAM and 5GB storage to test the registry Internet Access from Photon OS to the internet A quite Continue reading &

by RyanKelly at July 28, 2016 12:31 AM

New Applications Require a Modern Look at Data Management

Wikibon.com )

Wikibon looks at how businesses are shifting their application focus towards customer-facing applications, and how this shift will impact data management and storage for CIOs.

by StuMiniman at July 28, 2016 12:24 AM

VulkanCast Brexit Special

EdMorgan.info - To the cloud, and beyond! )

A few weeks back after the Brexit result became evident Marc Farley, of In Tech We Trust fame, asked me to come on his VulcanCast Vlog series to talk about how I thought Brexit could impact technology in the UK – from workers there and abroad, venture capital, IP and related topic

by EdMorgan at July 28, 2016 12:00 AM


July 27, 2016

Goodbye WordPress, Hello Jekyll

Hazenet.dk )

I have switch my blog from using WordPress to using Jekyll instead. Jekyll is a site generator, that builds a static website from “templates” and plain text files (usually Markdown files)

by Mads FogAlbrechtslund at July 27, 2016 10:53 PM

vExpert 2015

Hazenet.dk )

I am very honored to have been awarded vExpert status for the second year.

The official list was announced yesterday, and can be seen here:
vExpert 2015 Announcement

I would like to say thanks to VMware and the people behind vExpert program

by Mads FogAlbrechtslund at July 27, 2016 10:53 PM

Veeam User Group started in Denmark

Hazenet.dk )

I am very pleased to announce that Rasmus Haslund, instructor and consultant at Arrow ECS, and my self have started a Veeam User Group in Denmark.

Our plan is to hold 2, maybe 3, meetings per year. And we will try to “model” this User Group after the ve

by Mads FogAlbrechtslund at July 27, 2016 10:53 PM

The next adventure awaits

Hazenet.dk )

Last Thursday, was my last day at Businessmann A/S.
When I started at Businessmann A/S on September 1st 2013 as a Consultant, I was rather inexperienced in the World of Virtualization.

Since then I have passed several certifications, met a lot of people and expe

by Mads FogAlbrechtslund at July 27, 2016 10:53 PM

Vote for Danish VMworld Sessions

Hazenet.dk )

If you have not already voted for your preferred VMworld sessions, please consider the following sessions which have been submitted by people for VMUG Denmark (my self included).

Voting is open until May 26 at 11:59pm PDT
Click here to vote

by Mads FogAlbrechtslund at July 27, 2016 10:53 PM

Catching up on 9 months of Veeam stuff

Hazenet.dk )

So in the past roughly 9 months a lot of things have happened for me related to Veeam.


Rasmus Haslund and I started the Veeam User Group in Denmark, with the first meeting on Friday the 13th of March 2015.


by Mads FogAlbrechtslund at July 27, 2016 10:53 PM

These are not the Network Profiles you're looking for

Hazenet.dk )

The other day I was working on a customers vRealize Automation platform, and faced a frustrating problem related to Network Profiles

by Mads FogAlbrechtslund at July 27, 2016 10:53 PM

Adding SSL to the Homelab - Ubiquiti EdgeRouter PoE

Hazenet.dk )

As described in my Homelab documentation I use a subdomain (home.hazenet.dk) of my public domain (hazenet.dk), for the “always-on” part of my home and lab equipment.

Because of this, it is possible for me to use CA signed certificates from StartSSL.<</div>

by Mads FogAlbrechtslund at July 27, 2016 10:53 PM

VSAN Management API Cookbook for Python

Virtual Blocks )

Virtual SAN 6.2 has been out for a few months now. More and more customers are adopting Virtual SAN in manyuse casesincludingTier 1 and business critical applications. Virtual SAN leverages Storage Policy Based Managementto individually tailor a virtual machine’s protection and pe

by VMware at July 27, 2016 10:22 PM

Pure Storage Flashblade is now available!

vKamshin | vKamshin )

If you recall, I had attended Storage Field Day 10 where we had a fantastic presentation about Pure Storage’s Flashblade.

The post Pure Storage Flashblade is now available! appeared first on kamshin.

by MassimilianoMortillaro at July 27, 2016 09:59 PM

I will go to VMworld Europe 2016 in Barcelona!

vKamshin | vKamshin )

Are you going to VMworld Europe 2016 in Barcelona? If yes, the chances that we will meet there are high:

The post I will go to VMworld Europe 2016 in Barcelona! appeared first on kamshin.

by MassimilianoMortillaro at July 27, 2016 09:37 PM

Kaseya Offers Insight Into the IT Operations Practices of High-growth Small and Midsize Businesses

VMBlog )

Kaseya , the leading provider of complete IT management solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs),... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 27, 2016 09:31 PM

PEX @ VMworld, Schedule Builder, and TAP at VMworld Updates

VMware Tech Alliances (TAP) Blog )

VMworld 2016 is fast approaching and we would like to remind our partners thatPartner Exchange US taking place at VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas, on Saturday and Sunday, August 27-28. Partner Exchange is VMware’s main partner event offering all partner types the content and tools neces

by VMware at July 27, 2016 09:09 PM

AWS: Enabling Internet Access to Your VPC (Part 1)

IT Diversified )

As your AWS infrastructure and requirements grow, you’ll likely want to enable internet access to/from your VPC to avoid routing traffic back through your VPN/Direct Connect to decrease latency and reduce the round trip for traffic from your VPC. AWS providesmultiple ways to connect your i

by BryanKrausen at July 27, 2016 08:19 PM

vExpert Daily is back in 2016!

solutionsarchitect )

Back in Las Vegas and Barcelona during VMworld I am excited to announce that I will get to host the longest running daily podcast of VMworld, the vExpert Daily! Now running in conjunction with the vBrownbag series, it may also be the only daily podcast at VMworld so I am staking that claim after 7 [

by MichaelLetschin at July 27, 2016 08:01 PM

OpenStack Load Balancing as a Service (LBaaS) Overview

Cloud Architect Musings )

Rackspace recently released version 12.2 of Rackspace Private Cloud (RPC) based on the Liberty release. In RPC v12.2, Rackspace supports Load Balancing as a Service (LBaaS). Since LBaaS is still a relatively new offering in the OpenStack community, I want to provide more details to help users unders

by KennethHui at July 27, 2016 07:53 PM

How to properly initialize PowerCLI 6.x in PowerShell ISE

Virten.net )

With the release of vSphere 6.0 VMware has started to transform their distribution model of PowerCLI cmdlets from PSSnapins into modules. This is a good thing because modules are the preferred method of adding cmdlets to PowerShell. Unfortunately the changed …

by FlorianGrehl at July 27, 2016 07:51 PM

VSAN – Performance Degradation of Hybrid disk groups on VSAN 6.2 Deployments (2146267)

vmexplorer )

What >> Upgraded Hybrid (SDD and HDD) VSAN 6.2 deployments are being affected by a new service causing performance issues Current fix and more advisement >>KB2146267 Automate this fix >> You can give this script a go BUT play at your own riskLINK (Than

by MattMancini at July 27, 2016 07:42 PM

The Mistwire HomeLab setup!

Mistwire )

Hi All! So this post has been a long time coming and I’ve spent the last week banging away at my environment to get it up to spec. I’m going to approach this article like I would a standard design engagement: list my requirements, risks, assumptions & constraints create a

by ChrisWilliams at July 27, 2016 07:32 PM

Deploy your #Puppet Enterprise license key with Puppet

rnelson0 )

Since I manage my Puppet infrastructure with Puppet itself, I am for full automation. For Puppet Enterprise, that includes deploying the license key file from the puppet fileserver (profile/files/master/license.key served as puppet:///modules/profile/master/license.key). When upgrading to the latest

by RobNelson at July 27, 2016 07:12 PM

EMC AppSync 3.0.1 Is Out, Here’s what’s new

Itzikr's Blog )

Hi, Building on the top of the 3.0 release of AppSyc, we have just GA’d the first service pack for it, AppSync 3.0.1 includes the following new features and enhancements:Agent robustness – Allows you to configure a common time out value for commands on the UNIX agent for time-out

by ItzikReich at July 27, 2016 07:10 PM

VCAP6-DCV Deployment – Objective 4.2 – Implement and Manage Complex DRS Solutions

vJenner Blog )

Main Study Page Objectives 4.2 are broke down as the following Configure DPM, including appropriate DPM threshold Configure / Modify EVC mode on an existing DRS cluster Create DRS and DPM alarms Configure applicable power management settings for ESXi hosts Configure DRS cluster for efficient/optimal

by KyleJenner at July 27, 2016 06:46 PM

VMFS UNMAP switches block count

Cody Hosterman )

A recent question I got about my UNMAP PowerCLI script was it says it was using a certain block count but when I looked at the log it was using 200. Why? Well I blogged before about why a given UNMAP process might revert to the default block count of 200 here. Essentially, if you … Continu

by CodyHosterman at July 27, 2016 06:41 PM

Automating the import of vCenter Server 6.x root certificate

virtuallyGhetto )

In vSphere 6.0, you can now easily import your vCenter Server's trusted root CAcertificate onto your client desktop by simply downloading it from the vCenter Server's landing page as shown in the screenshot below.Michael White had alsorecently wroteabout this topic herewhich includes a step by step

by WillimaLam at July 27, 2016 06:12 PM

SIOS Technology to Present VMUG Webinar on Machine-Learning vs Threshold-Based IT Analytics Tools

VMBlog )

SIOS Technology Corp ., the industry's leading provider of software products that help IT optimize and protect business critical applications, today... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 27, 2016 06:02 PM

HCSS Powers Construction Industry Software in the Cloud with nWorkSpace by CloudJumper

VMBlog )

CloudJumper, a workspace as a service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced that construction industry software leader,... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 27, 2016 05:59 PM

FSLogix Announces General Availability of FSLogix Office 365 Container for Citrix

VMBlog )

FSLogix, a leading innovator in engineering the enterprise class virtual workspace, announced today, the general availability of FSLogix Office 365... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at July 27, 2016 05:49 PM

Don’t Miss the Biggest VMware Partner Event of 2016

Power of Partnership )

We know you are ready to boost your VMware knowledge and accelerate your pipeline. Take the first step and register now for Partner Exchange at VMworld on August 27-28 in Las Vegas. Your full day of partner specific content on Sunday, August 28th includes general sessions, keynotes, breakou

by VMware at July 27, 2016 05:42 PM

Making Windows 10 RS2 a Viable Tablet and Mobile Enterprise OS

Petri IT Knowledgebase )

It’s not over until the fat lady sings, and Redstone 2 (RS2), Microsoft’s next major update to Windows 10 due in spring 2017, will focus on mobile. So if you’re not in the “it’s over” or “Windows Mobile is dead”

by Petri at July 27, 2016 05:07 PM

Making Windows 10 RS2 a Viable Tablet and Mobile Enterprise OS

Petri IT Knowledgebase )

It’s not over until the fat lady sings, and Redstone 2 (RS2), Microsoft’s next major update to Windows 10 due in spring 2017, will focus on mobile. So if you’re not in the “it’s over” or “Windows Mobile is dead”

by Petri at July 27, 2016 05:07 PM

vCenter Server 6 Host Profiles — ‘Update Profile From Reference Host’ is now ‘Copy Settings from Host’ with the WebClient

vmexplorer )

Question – For Host Profiles where did the ‘Update Profile From Reference Host’ and ‘Change Reference Host’ move to in the WebClient? FAQ around this… Where did it move to with the Webclient? >> ‘Update Profile From Referenc

by MattMancini at July 27, 2016 04:30 PM

VMware App Volumes Manager 2.11 – Install and Configure

The Virtualist )

App Volumes isa real-time application delivery solution accuiredby VMware recently from CloudVolumes. Personally for me it is not just this, but much more and I will try to show how it can be used in different scenarios and pool designs. I will start with how to install and configure the …

by TheVirtualist at July 27, 2016 04:05 PM

Attend VMworld 2016 Europe this October in Barcelona!

VMware (Belgium) )

Want to discover the trends, technology and people who are …

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by VMware at July 27, 2016 03:21 PM

Community Github PowerCLI script repository is here!

vMustard )

VMware have pulled together the great and the good of the PowerCLI scripting community to found the new VMware PowerCLI Community Repository on Github. Let’s face it, there are a lot of useful tools and scripts out on the web to help you accomplish pretty much anything you could e

by MartinRiley at July 27, 2016 02:49 PM

What Does Enterprise-Grade Really Mean? 7 Functions of Backup Solutions that Make the Grade

Druva Blog: Data Protection and Beyond )

Technology companies are notorious for changing business models and jumping from one value proposition to the next. Pivot-happy executives of tiny startups boldly espouse their market dominance when all the while, 500-pound gorillas casually prepare to eat their market share.As part of this

by LukDruva at July 27, 2016 02:22 PM

Log Insight: Importing Archives

SFlanders )

As you probably know, Log Insight supports archiving of ingested data to a NFS location. In this post, I would like to talk about how to import an archive. Read on to learn more! Before we begin It is a best practice to only ingest archives into a new or dedicated Log Insight instance. The

by SteveFlanders at July 27, 2016 02:00 PM


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