Again… nothing new here. If you’re a seasoned pro then you’re already aware of the excellent work the boys and girls do down at VMware Labs with regards to the Flings. But if you’re not, due to workloads being crazy or because you’re studying like a man possessed, then this might be of interest. Continue reading
Recently I was asked to perform a VMware environment review for a financial services customer of ours. This involved reviewing a number of settings across the estate, one of which being resource utilisation. The biggest challenge was to ensure that none of the customer’s clusters were Continue reading
In part 1 of this short series we discussed configuration drift with regards to ESXi hosts. In this part, we complete the series by configuring answer files, host profiles, and various other settings needed to successfully Auto Deploy ESXi hosts. Continue reading
A common challenge facing enterprise deployments of vSphere is configuration drift. When the hardware or software configuration changes, manageability becomes increasingly difficult. This in turn results in higher support costs. Continue reading
The installation has experienced a number of issues, the most recent being that I upgraded to version 6.2.3 and it appears to have caused an issue. Continue reading
Unfortunately it has never worked perfectly, and today I decided it was time to do the job right. I still need high availability for my SQL Server, and Microsoft Clustering Services would be ideal. Continue reading
In part 10 we configured the vRealize Automation default tenant for our lab. We decided against using multiple tenants as the lab is only hosting one organization, and business groups utilizing it will be defined using other means.
In this part, we configure the blueprints which will make up our service catalog. Continue reading
This is due to an error I’ve encountered whilst trying to add a licence for the IaaS components. Once I have resolved this (or pulled out all my hair and called VMware!) I will continue on with the series.
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