Quick Post: ESXi 6.0 Patch Breaks Veeam Instant VM Recovery

This is a quick post to alert Veeam users to an issue that was raised in the Veeam Community Forums yesterday…firstly if you are a Veeam customer and are not registered for the Veeam Community Forum Digest that Anton Gostev releases every Sunday night then stop reading this and go register here! There is some […] Read More

Released – vCloud Director SP 8.10 with Full NSX Support and UI Additions!

Earlier this morning VMware released vCloud Director SP 8.10 Build 3879706. This is a significant release for vCloud Director as its the first release that contains the long overdue UI features that where previously only accessible via API calls. The vCD Service Provider community had been asking for this since the first release of the SP […] Read More

Quick Post – VSAN and Log Insight Custom Alerting Example

Log Insight is one of those great VMware products that needs to get more airplay as it has quiet a few applications other than a run of the mill log parser…in this post I’ll go through configuring a basic VSAN alert to detect disk failures. Once VSAN has been configured and deployed there is a new set […] Read More

VMworld 2016 – #vGolf Las Vegas

Last year at VMworld 2015 in San Francisco a couple of us headed out on the Sunday morning for a walk up start of 9 holes of Golf at the Golden Gate Golf Club. #vGolf at VMworld is something that I’ve been wanting to do since I first attended in 2012 and being able to […] Read More

Top vBlog 2016 – Still Time to Vote

While I have resisted temptation to post a blog on this years Top vBlog voting I thought with a couple of days to go it was worth giving it a shout just in case there where some of you who hadn’t had the chance to vote or didn’t know about the Top vBlog vLaunchPad list […] Read More

NSX Bytes: Friends Don’t Let Friends Delete The VTEP PortGroup

Last week I posted a tweet saying “Friends don’t let friends delete the NSX-v VTEP PortGroup” and as most of us do in our industry we learn by doing and I found out the hard way that you shouldn’t mess with the PortGroup created during the Host Preparation of the NSX setup and configuration stage. […] Read More

VMworld 2016 : Session Voting #8808

Well this has crept up on us quickly this year! It’s time to vote for the VMworld Sessions that will be part of the US and Europe VMworld’s held later in the year. The Session Voting is more Session liking as you have the ability to mark multiple sessions as ones that you would like […] Read More

VMworld 2016 : VMTurbo Pass Giveaway

It’s that time of year again! VMworld is about 100 days away and VMTurbo are giving away three full passes to VMworld being held in Las Vegas. There are three sweepstakes draws happening over the next three months. When will the drawings take place? May 27, 2016 June 17, 2016 July 15, 2016 Head to […] Read More

New NSX License Tier Thoughts and Transformers

Overnight there was a couple of NSX related events that took place…one was expected and one not so much. I have known about the next release of NSX code named Transformers going back to VMworld last year where I attended a couple of NDA sessions…What I wasn’t expecting was the announcement of separate licensing tiers […] Read More

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