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Ten Years of VMworld… and Travel

I’m currently heading over to the newly renamed VMware Explore and it’s not been lost on me that this is the 10th anniversary of my very first VMworld back in 2012. That was also my first overseas work-related trip… and it was also the first time to the USA. Though it feels like just yesterday […] Read More

VMware Explore 2022 – Session Breakdown and Analysis

Ok, here we are… it’s been three years since VMworld 2019 and we are back next week in San Francisco at the Mascone Centre. But we are not attending VMworld… we are now entering the multi-verse era of VMware Explore! This is going to be a really interesting test of the new post pandemic waters […] Read More

Quick Fix: vSphere Storage Provider Offline

It’s been a while since i’ve done a vSphere specific Quick Fix post, but the great thing about tinkering and labbing is that you run into situations and corner cases that are not that well documented. This was the case while I was working on my upcoming VeeamON demo leveraging the new CDP capabilities in […] Read More

Revisited – vRealize Network Insight … Now with Cloud!

One of the things I wanted to do this year was get back into technologies, applications, platforms or solutions that I have drifted away from over recent years. The reason for this is two-fold… Firstly, I’m interested to see how far they have progressed over the years (or maybe they have not) and secondly get […] Read More

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

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