January 19, 2016

Dedicated Management Cluster

I always recommend to create a dedicated management cluster for your vSphere virtual environment, but what is a dedicated management cluster, and why is[...]
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April 3, 2015

Why bother to virtualize?

I recently read an article (published August 2013), listing all the reasons not to virtualise certain systems. It got me thinking about some of those people[...]
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March 10, 2015

There are no more VCP4s in the world

As you read this, there are no more VCP 4 certified people. VMware have introduced a controversial new policy to make VCP certifications expire after 2[...]
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May 29, 2014

That is what we have always done

How many times have you encountered a “block” of a suggestion for improvement with a response of “That is what we have always done”?[...]
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April 25, 2014

Free training courses from VMware!

You may not know that VMware provides some online courses for free. All you need to do is register for a myLearn account and then you can register for[...]
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April 18, 2014

Put your pagefile on it’s own disk

If you’ve been in IT for a while, you may stick by the rule that with Windows, you should put your pagefile on it’s own disk. Originally, this[...]
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April 11, 2014

Why did my VM reboot?

If you have implemented VMware VM Monitoring (part of HA), and your virtual machine rebooted quickly, you may not know why the virtual machine rebooted.[...]
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March 21, 2014

Create AD login for vC Ops access

Once you have deployed your vCenter Operations Manager system, and connected it to vCenter and then licensed vCOps, you will want to enable users to log[...]
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March 20, 2014

Creating vSphere SSO groups

Commonly, a vCenter integrated with Active Directory through SSO will provide authentication for users accessing vCenter. Creating vSphere SSO groups will[...]
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February 20, 2014

Download Client Integration Plugin for Webclient

Sometimes I get asked, where can I download the client integration plugin for Firefox or Internet Explorer? The simple answer is that it is on your vCenter[...]
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