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Still Time! – vExpert and Vanguard 2021

A Challenging Year for Community For a lot of us in the IT Industry, 2020 made it difficult to advocate technology like we had done in previous years. No doubting that the impossibility of in person events and distractions of the last twelve months have taken away the focus on extra activities in and around […] Read More

Quick Fix – Issues Upgrading VCSA due to Password Expiration

2020 Update: It seems as though this issue also pops up if doing a major version upgrade of the VCSA through the migration option. I was getting this error upon source appliance validation. A problem occurred while getting data from the source  vCenter Server This Installer Log was showing these entries in relation to the […] Read More

Quick Fix: VCSA 503 Service Unavailable Error

2020 Edit: Seems like this error has been updated in vSphere 7.x to be a little more friendly and less terminal. The old error I referenced below was something specific to an unclean shutdown/startup of the appliance… with it being a lot more resilient these days, the 503 error came about just during initial startup […] Read More

VMworld 2020 – Top Session Picks

VMworld 2020 is happening today! And as I have banged on about over the past week, this is a very very different VMworld. No one will be lining up for overflow… and there should be minimal people with hangovers… but this years VMworld will probably reach more people than ever! With that, I thought it […] Read More

VMworld 2020 vTrail

VMworld 2020 – Tech, Career and Community with the vTrail Map

VMworld has been leveraged by a lot of people to help advance their careers with a lot of advancement seeded by personal interactions at the conference. Social, community and networking at VMworld is a huge part of the event, but with this years event being virtual and online only, the social aspect of the event […] Read More

VMworld 2020 Veeam

Veeam @VMworld 2020 Virtual Edition!

VMworld 2020 is now only a couple of days away, and this year we will all be experiencing the conference remotely. Without question this will be a different VMworld, but as VMware has adjusted to the challenges of running events during COVID times, so has Veeam. Data management and data analytics are hot topic items […] Read More

VMworld 2020

VMworld 2020 – Session Breakdown and Analysis

VMworld 2020 is different this year… but in this COVID year, we are only five days away from kicking off Virtually. The content catalog for the Virtual event has been live for a while now but one big difference this year is that the mad scramble for session reservations was not required! There are 175 […] Read More

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