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  • by William Lam
    The NUC 11 Extreme (codenamed Beast Canyon) is the latest in Intel's Tiger Lake based NUC lineup which includes the NUC 11 Performance (Panther Canyon), NUC 11 Enthusiast (Phantom Canyon) and NUC 11 Pro (Tiger Canyon). As you can see from the picture above, the codename for the NUC 11 Extreme is quite fitting as […]
  • by William Lam
    As part of the VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA) project, I was recently evaluating a newer version of Kubernetes (v1.21.3) and also switching the container runtime from Docker to Containerd. I figured this probably should not be that difficult, especially since we are already use Containerd within Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) which is our commercial […]
  • by William Lam
    I just learned that SSL certificate for VMware's vSphere with Tanzu Content Library (https://wp-content.vmware.com/v2/latest/lib.json) had just been updated a few days ago and this will have an impact for anyone who had subscribed to the Content Library prior to the certificate update. Since I had setup the subscribed Content Library several months back, all the […]
  • by William Lam
    I first talked about OVF DeploymentOptions back in 2013, which enables an OVF/OVA author to define a set of deployment profiles (e.g. small, medium, large) which then automatically translate to a pre-defined set of compute, network and storage configurations when deploying an OVF/OVA. There are a number VMware Appliances that takes advantage of this OVF […]
  • by William Lam
    Questions regarding vSphere Permissions for vSphere with Tanzu has been frequently brought up more lately and the majority of questions that I have seen, has primarily focused on the behavior of the vSphere UI Inventory. After taking a closer look and experimenting with a few permutations within my lab, I realized that most folks were […]
  • by William Lam
    I was looking into a customer inquiry this morning and found myself looking at the configstorecli, which is an ESXi Shell CLI that enables access to the new ESXi Configuration Store (ConfigStore). The goal of the ConfigStore, initially introduced in ESXi 7.0 Update 1, is to centrally manage all configurations for an ESXi host instead […]
  • by William Lam
    The motivation behind this blog post originates from a really cool blog post by Mike Brown who shared an interesting Telco use case for wanting to running Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) on VMware Cloud on AWS (VMConAWS) and centrally managing TKG Workload Clusters, which would run at each individual Edge/Cell Site location. Awesome post from […]
  • by William Lam
    I have seen several variations of this question get asked internally on how how to retrieve the DVPort ID and/or Stats on a vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS). Usually the question is prefaced with an example output from an ESXi host like the one show below using a classic CLI called esxcfg-vswitch. As you can see, […]
  • by William Lam
    We have an exciting update for the VMware Community today with the release of the Community NVMe Driver for ESXi Fling v1.1. After the release of ESXi 6.7, a number of consumer NVMe devices were no longer bering detected which had previously worked with ESXi 6.5. One workaround that many folks had to implement, including […]
  • by William Lam
    I recently had a need to setup a container registry for a project that I was working on and Harbor was of course my default choice. Although Harbor is pretty easy to setup, I did not want to manually go through the installation each time I needed Harbor and I figured it was time to […]
  • by Andrea Mauro
    Reading Time: 2 minutes Usually the update process of Veeam’s software is really easy and simple. But recently I got a strange issue during the patching of Veeam Backup & Replication 10. It was not possible complete it because the Console part got an error. To update process of the console part (but also for […]
  • by Andrea Mauro
    Reading Time: 2 minutes The VCSA update procedure is usually easy and simple and can be performed from the VAMI as explained in a previous post: Manage VCSA updates with VAMI. But sometimes may failed for different reasons. For example a package installation failure, like this: In this case will be impossible resume or stop […]
  • by Andrea Mauro
    Reading Time: 4 minutes Evolution of the security landscape The digital security landscape has changed faster in the last years and more in the last months with the COVID-19 pandemic. People are working more and more from home with smart working, but not all companies are prepared to secure those access and their digital workspace. […]
  • by Andrea Mauro
    Reading Time: < 1 minute Join VMware executives, customers and industry thought leaders for an online event discussing the need for a modern network. They will showcase VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network, and highlight networking solutions that deliver agility, transparency and simplicity. Virtual Cloud Network Event – EMEA November 17, 2020 | 11:00 AM CET The […]
  • by Andrea Mauro
    Reading Time: 14 minutes VMware Horizon is an End User Computing (EUC) solution that simplifies administration and delivery of personalized virtual desktops, remote sessions, and applications. The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) part (in past called VMware View) consists of several components and delivers a secure optimized virtual desktop infrastructure: Virtual Desktops are the virtual machines […]
  • by Dimitri de Swart
    Kubernetes is just another infrastructure platform to run your new modern cloud-native applications on. But if you have been working with it, you probably know that it is complex, difficult to setup and maintain and that many organisations have security concerns and challenges running it… The post K8s deployment tools – An overview appeared first […]
  • by Dimitri de Swart
    In my previous blog post I wrote about using NetApp Trident for orchestrating Kubernetes Persistent Volumes running on NetApp ONTAP storage. In Part 1 I’ve explained installing and configuring Trident and how to create and resize a Persistent Volume. One of the advantages using Trident… The post Kubernetes persistent volumes with NetApp Trident – Part […]
  • by Dimitri de Swart
    When you followed my blogs lately then you know that I recently installed Rancher locally in my homelab and deployed an RKE Kubernetes cluster on vSphere using Rancher with a simple WordPress workload that makes use of persistent storage on vSphere. For this to happen,… The post Kubernetes persistent volumes with NetApp Trident – Part […]
  • by Dimitri de Swart
    In my previous post, I showed you how to install Rancher on k3s running on top of VMware vSphere 7. Once installed, Rancher makes it easy to deploy, run and manage Kubernetes everywhere. This post will take you to the next level and shows you… The post How to deploy RKE on vSphere with Rancher […]
  • by Anne Jan Elsinga
    A couple of months ago, Alex and I were talking about the ‘vMotion’ of Dimitri de Swart from VMware to NetApp. We wanted to know why anyone would move from a virtualization company to a ‘legacy’ storage vendor. Luckily Dimitri wrote a rather extensive post… The post Interview with a NetApp Cloud Architect | VMGuru […]
  • by Rory Monaghan
    On this week’s episode of the podcast I cover news of a large acquisition made by HP, updates on multiple significant vulnerabilities, info on the upcoming E2EVC plus more! This episode is brought to you in large part thanks to … Read more The post Episode 187 – HP to Acquire Teradici, Start VM ON […]
  • by Rory Monaghan
    When Microsoft changed their Windows Update model into the current rollup approach it was awesome from a simplicity standpoint for Admins but one of the costs of that convenience is the increased disk space the updates take up on machines. … Read more The post Clear Old SCCM/MECM Update Cache appeared first on Rorymon.com.
  • by Rory Monaghan
    On this week’s episode of the podcast I cover news of a large acquisition made by Zoom, details of a Microsoft created Linux distro, a new download speed record set, some Citrix vulnerabilities you should know about plus more! This … Read more The post Episode 186 – Zoom Acquisition, Microsoft Linux Distro, Japan Sets […]
  • by Rory Monaghan
    The news of Windows 365 and the CloudPC piqued my interest this week. For some time I have been hoping for a persistent virtual desktop experience in the cloud that is unique for me. My vision for what it should … Read more The post Windows 365: The Vision for Delivering a CloudPC appeared first […]
  • by Rory Monaghan
    On this week’s episode of the podcast I go pretty deep into Windows 365, I cover some Ransomware stories, the preview of Citrix PVS in Azure and much more! This episode is brought to you in large part thanks to … Read more The post Episode 185 – Microsoft Acquisition, Windows 365, PVS on Azure […]
  • by /u/FunnyEagles
    I want to use Linux for everything, except for gaming, since it's a hassle a lot of times to get things working and I don't know enough yet, to get things working in a reasonable amount of time. So, currently I can't get around Windows. I'd like to use Linux, because of privacy reasons. My […]
  • by /u/ducktheduckingducker
    Hi! What resources (other than research papers) would you recommend for someone with college-level OS knowledge (I have recently read Operating System Concepts) to learn about virtualization technology? I want to know more about how VMMs work, how they interact with KVM and how KVM works internally, what exactly is a microVM and its design […]
  • by /u/Ginjiruu
    Hello everyone recently run into a very weird issue with some vm's running under hyper-v on a trunked port not having network access (no pinging even local machines) when given the full 4094 vlan ports. I have 3 hosts (dell r730xd's) each with intel x520 10g nics running s2d and I can only get network […]
  • by /u/zeddyzed
    Hi, normally we use VMs to build a golden image for our workstation PCs, and then take an image and deploy to hardware using Clonezilla. ​ Then it occurred to me, why do we need the middleman? Surely it should be theoretically possible to export the VM as an OVA (or VDI, VMDK, etc) file, […]
  • by /u/Gerduin
    I use a Linux laptop for work and require a Windows VM for some Microsoft programs. My current machine has an Intel CPU with VT-x. I would like my next machine to be equipped with an AMD CPU – Ryzen 7 5800U – but I have some doubts concerning my VM. Is it true that […]
  • by Duncan Epping
    It is that time of the year again, the VMworld content catalog has been posted online! Like every year I am going to provide a list of sessions that I highly recommend watching. There are many great sessions, and I can’t list them all, so I am going to limit it to 15 sessions again. […]
  • by Duncan Epping
    Last week I was invited to the vSpeaking Podcast. The podcast discussed the Top 10 Admin Tools for VMware customers. It is a great list if you ask me, hear all about through your favorite podcast app, or just click play below!
  • by Duncan Epping
    I had this situation where emails were not received anymore after I installed the CloudFlare plugin for WordPress. I installed CloudFlare so that the content of my blog would be cached “locally” for most visitors, as my blog is hosted in The Netherlands. After installing CloudFlare I started having issues with receiving emails. It took […]
  • by Duncan Epping
    On VMTN someone hit a situation where the sps-runtime.log.stderr log file grew extremely large on their vCenter Server Appliance (7.0 in this case). I have seen this before, and sizes over 10GB are not uncommon. The sps-runtime.log.stderr file belongs to the service that provides the Policy-Based Storage capabilities. You can of course stop the service […]
  • by Duncan Epping
    Last week I noticed some folks reporting that they had an issue with upgrades to 7.0 U2 from 7.0 U1. The issue they experienced was not being able to access their iSCSI Datastores any longer. I did some digging internally and found out there was a change in how we store the iSCSI IQN when […]
  • by Paolo Valsecchi
    Kemp Load Balancer for VMware Horizon deployment – pt.1 Kemp Load Balancer is a cost-effective solution to balance the VMware Horizon infrastructure to ensure maximum availability and provide the best experience for users. To provide high availability and scalability for your Horizon infrastructure, multiple Connection Servers and Unified Access Gateways should be deployed in your […]
  • by Paolo Valsecchi
    Nakivo v10.4 beta – Immutable Repository and 2FA Nakivo released the beta of the upcoming new Nakivo Backup & Replication v10.4 introducing two main features such as the Immutable Repository and 2FA authentication. The number of ransomware attacks increased dramatically over the last years causing lot of troubles to businesses not ready to protect their […]
  • by Paolo Valsecchi
    VMware App Volumes 4 AppStacks configuration – pt.4 AppStacks is a bunch of applications and data bundled into read-only containers that can be assigned to users, groups, or accounts and delivered through them. Despite the documentation states that you can configure up to 10 AppStacks per user/machine, it is recommended to keep less than 5 to keep the login […]
  • by Paolo Valsecchi
    VMware App Volumes 4 Writable Volumes configuration – pt.3 Configured the App Volumes Manager, you can create Writable Volumes where users can install and configure applications keeping the data specific to the profile. Writable Volumes are configured per-user then can be attached on any machine where the user logs in.   Blog series VMware App […]
  • by Paolo Valsecchi
    VMware App Volumes 4 configuration – pt.2 After installing VMware App Volumes, you need to configure the software to match your working environment. Active Directory domain, administrator roles and datastores are the parameters you need to setup to have App Volumes working in your infrastructure. Blog series VMware App Volumes 4 installation – pt.1 VMware […]
  • by varun
    Reading Time: 5 minutes In the previous blog – Part 2, I shared some of the on-demand courses available on-line and the ones I shortlisted for my studies and the reasons why. In part 3, I’ll share my study approach, synopsis and tips for the CKA and CKAD exams… The post Kubernetes – Part 3: […]
  • by varun
    Reading Time: 4 minutes In the previous blog – Part 1, we discussed the need for learning Kubernetes (K8s), the certifications that CNCF/LF offer, pre-requisites, my motivation and answers to a few queries from a non-developer perspective. In this Part 2, I’ll share some of the on-demand courses available on-line for CKA and CKAD and […]
  • by varun
    Reading Time: 4 minutes In this Part 1, I’ll discuss my motivation, why the need for Kubernetes (K8s), the certifications that CNCF/LF offer, pre-requisites and answers to a few queries from a non-developer perspective… The post Kubernetes – Part 1: Why the need? Certifications (CKA, CKAD, CKS), pre-requisites, queries and motivation. appeared first on Virtualization […]
  • by varun
    Reading Time: 3 minutes After executing the firmware upgrade package, it throws the error “Package and System Mismatch”, “Update failed”…“Update is not meant for this system”. My ‘use case’ was relevant to upgrading firmware of “IBM ServerRaid M5110” on a non-IBM server i.e. Supermicro X10DRi, but this process could also be applied to any LSI […]
  • by varun
    Reading Time: 3 minutes I wrote my first blog on 21st November 2018 and here I am, less than a couple of years later – one of my blogs (Home Lab Setup – Nested ESXi Host’s networking for NSX-T) being the first to cross 10K views and few more in the pipeline to reach the […]

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