The solution to your resolution! Level up your…

The solution to your resolution! Level up your career with VMUG Advantage #VMUGH…

The solution to your resolution! Level up your…

VMware #Homelabs are an excellent way to improve your professional growth and advance your career. #VMUGAdvantage is one of the best ways to become a Homelab expert – learn more here:


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Using terraform to clone a virtual machine on…

Using terraform to clone a virtual machine on VMware vSphere infrastructure

Using terraform to clone a virtual machine on…

This is a example script to clone and deploy multiple Linux vCenter Virtual Machines on VMware vSphere vCenter server infrastructure using hashicorp terraform scripts.


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Upgrading to ESXi 8 using the command line…

Upgrading to ESXi 8 using the command line ESXCLI – Baking Clouds Ltd

Upgrading to ESXi 8 using the command line…

Exciting times again πŸŽ† with the vSphere 8 release published for download in October 2022. Scan the QR code below and download the ISO file or offline bundle for your selected upgrade method.


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“The ramdisk “vsantraces” is full” error…

“The ramdisk “vsantraces” is full” error reports in vSAN logging

“The ramdisk “vsantraces” is full” error…

I’m here with another hot topic of VMware vSAN troubleshooting. Normally, if you installed your ESXi to a USB or SD device, the ramdisk for vSAN trace information may grow and fill the allotted ramdisk. We can redirect this logging to another location.


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Long wait to join vCenter Server to Active…

Long wait to join vCenter Server to Active Directory Domain

Long wait to join vCenter Server to Active…

If you join your vCenter Server to Active Directory Domain and experience a very long time waiting for authentication for login to vCenter, probably you have an issue with DNS, misconfiguration, or a corrupted Domain controller in your environments.


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What’s New in VMware Aria Operations Log 8.10

What’s New in VMware Aria Operations Log 8.10

What’s New in VMware Aria Operations Log 8.10

vRealize Log Insight and vRealize log Insight Cloud is the only platform that can aggregate and make sense of log data from your entire environment, wherever it is located. [Original content in Turkish]


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Configuring syslog services on NSX-T components

Configuring syslog services on NSX-T components

Configuring syslog services on NSX-T components

There is a lot of confusion going on, on how to configure logging on the NSX-T Manager components. I get questions like: 1) How do we log the Distributed Firewall rules? 2) What is the source of the logging messages? In this article, we will try to answer all of these questions with examples.


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Alarm about high pNIC error rate being detected…

Alarm about high pNIC error rate being detected – Part1

Alarm about high pNIC error rate being detected…

Based on VMware KB, if you have vSAN and your vCenter continuously shows an alarm about a high pNIC error rate, you have to take care of the driver, Firmware, and also physical components such as SFPs, Cable, and Network card.


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vSphere HA agent cannot be correctly installed…

vSphere HA agent cannot be correctly installed or configured

vSphere HA agent cannot be correctly installed…

Maybe you have an issue with your ESXi hosts about HA agent. This is one of the biggest challenges for It Administrator who have to support the Virtual Environments. Why? Sounds not good if you have a faulty ESXi host and middle of the night one of your physical servers crashed! […]


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Intel Optane NVMe Drives – Sample Hardware from…

Intel Optane NVMe Drives – Sample Hardware from VMware vExpert program and Intel

Intel Optane NVMe Drives – Sample Hardware from…

As you Guys know – I’m a VMware vExpert for the first time since last year. I heard about the vExpert Program through my mentors Marc Huppert VCDX181 & Daniel Simelka back then. This is a special circle of VMware enthusiasts who love and live this great technology. And especially as an […]


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Configure the Site Recovery Manager Appliance…

Configure the Site Recovery Manager Appliance 8.x to Connect to a vCenter Server

Configure the Site Recovery Manager Appliance…

We need to first configure the Site Recovery Manager Appliance to connect to a vCenter Server instance on both the protected and the recovery sites To start protecting virtual machines. Steps: Log in to the Site Recovery Manager Appliance Management console [https://srmfqdn:5480] as admin. […]


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Malware Detection in Container Images

Malware Detection in Container Images

Malware Detection in Container Images

Detect Malware in Container Images | As organizations continue to adopt containers and Kubernetes for their applications, the need to secure these containers becomes increasingly important. Many applications are built with third-party sourced components from public image registries. Attackers […]


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Photon OS 5.0 Beta: Get Your Hands on the…

Photon OS 5.0 Beta: Get Your Hands on the Latest Update Today!

Photon OS 5.0 Beta: Get Your Hands on the…

Introduction: Photon OS is an open-source Linux operating system designed for cloud-native applications, cloud platforms, and VMware infrastructure. It is optimized to run containers, offering a minimal footprint and fast boot times. Photon OS provides a secure environment for deploying […]


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How to bootstrap ESXi compute only node and…

How to bootstrap ESXi compute only node and connect to vSAN HCI Mesh?

How to bootstrap ESXi compute only node and…

After documenting the process for bootstrapping vSAN Express Storage Architecture (ESA) using my Intel NUC 12 Pro, I was looking for an easier way to share my physical vSAN storage, which is powered by a single Supermicro E200-8D, to other physical ESXi hosts for testing purposes. I had recently …Read More


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Aria Operations for Logs (formerly Log Insight…

Aria Operations for Logs (formerly Log Insight Cloud) & Oracle audits: Helping y…

Aria Operations for Logs (formerly Log Insight…

Dealing with Oracle audits can be a complicated affair. When running Oracle on a VMware virtual environment, there are times that you need to prove to Oracle that your database virtual machines have not migrated to unlicensed ESX clusters. If you don’t have the data to show during an audit, […]


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NSX vCenter Plug-in Deployment – Security Only…

NSX vCenter Plug-in Deployment – Security Only Configuration

NSX vCenter Plug-in Deployment – Security Only…

Last time, we looked at deploying NSX as a plug-in to vCenter server. See NSX vCenter Plug-in Deployment to catch up if needed. This time we will run through the security only configuration of NSX.


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Skyline Advisor Pro Proactive Findings –…

Skyline Advisor Pro Proactive Findings – January Edition

Skyline Advisor Pro Proactive Findings –…

VMware Skyline Advisor Pro releases new proactive Findings every month. Findings are prioritized by trending issues in VMware Technical Support, issues raised through post escalation review, security vulnerabilities, issues raised from VMware engineering, and nominated by customers. […]


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