vExpert 2021 Award Announcement

vExpert 2021 Award Announcement

vExpert 2021 Award Announcement

Thank you to everyone who applied for vExpert and to the vExpert PROs for managing the voting process, it’s a lot of work! We are pleased to announce the list of 2021 vExperts. You can visit the vExpert Directory to see the list and profiles of each vExpert.


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How Faction Multicloud Data Services Help…

How Faction Multicloud Data Services Help Optimize VMware Cloud on AWS

How Faction Multicloud Data Services Help…

Cloud adoption, migration, and extension projects are on the rise. As interest in cloud migration grows, so does interest in VMware Cloud on AWS. Learn how Faction—a VMware Premier Cloud Provider and VMware Principal Partner—helps customers scale resources and keep costs predictable.


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Useful Kubernetes Tricks/Tools

Useful Kubernetes Tricks/Tools

Useful Kubernetes Tricks/Tools

As you can see from my weekly Tweets, I am usually doing something that involves Kubernetes (K8s), whether that it is playing with Knative and our VMware Event Broker Application solution or doing some deep R&D research. I wanted to share some of the tips and tools that I have been using which […]


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New Community Networking Driver for ESXi Fling

New Community Networking Driver for ESXi Fling

New Community Networking Driver for ESXi Fling

I am super excited to announce the release of a new Community Networking Driver for ESXi Fling! The idea behind this project started about a year ago when we released an enhancement to the ne1000 driver as a community update which enabled ESXi to recognize the onboard network adapter for the […]


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We’re looking for the next group of VMware EUC…

We’re looking for the next group of VMware EUC vExperts. Apply today!

We’re looking for the next group of VMware EUC…

I’m excited to share that the VMware vExpert 2021 EUC subprogram application process is open as of today, with a deadline of March 5th. We will announce the folks who are accepted by the end of March. In this post, I’ll provide a bit of background and color around the program, especially since […]


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VMware vRealize Operations Disk Space

VMware vRealize Operations Disk Space

VMware vRealize Operations Disk Space

Your VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) environment is up and running and collecting vSphere objects and metrics from vCenter. It might even be collecting non-vSphere objects and metrics from other targets via vRealize True Visibility Suite (vRTVS) management packs. I personally have a single […]


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VMworld 2020 Session NSX-V to NSX-T Migration…

VMworld 2020 Session NSX-V to NSX-T Migration Real World Experience

VMworld 2020 Session NSX-V to NSX-T Migration…

This session will provide real-world experience of migrating micro-segmentation and software-defined networking from VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere to VMware NSX-T.


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Improving vSphere security with vRealize…

Improving vSphere security with vRealize Operations 8.x compliance

Improving vSphere security with vRealize…

I recently got a question about how to harden your vSphere environment. As you will probably know there are actually there are two ways in achieving this: Using the VMware Security Hardening Guides; Using the compliance feature of vRealize Operations (vRops). […]


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VCF 4.1.0.1 Update to VCF 4.2 – Step by Step

VCF 4.1.0.1 Update to VCF 4.2 – Step by Step

VCF 4.1.0.1 Update to VCF 4.2 – Step by Step

The update to VCF to version 4.2 involves a number of steps, including updating SDDC Manager, updating NSX-T Edges and NSX-T Managers, updating vCenter Servers and finally updating ESXi hosts.


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vSAN cluster gets full – Explained and how to…

vSAN cluster gets full – Explained and how to recover

vSAN cluster gets full – Explained and how to…

Few months ago, I found that my vSAN cluster is getting full in size. almost 20GB free. This is weird because it happened in my DR site which is identical to my main site. So, I started to search for a solution, and asked for help from VMware support team. And here are the steps I made.


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HomeLab Stage LI: Datacenter Resizing – VCDX…

HomeLab Stage LI: Datacenter Resizing – VCDX #181 Marc Huppert

HomeLab Stage LI: Datacenter Resizing – VCDX…

My last post was about my 100GbE implemetation, this one is even more on the physical side. I decided to re-arrange my entire datacenter I. Both 42U racks have been moved to better arrange all the cables and interconnections. […]


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Kubernetes – Part 3: CKA and CKAD exam…

Kubernetes – Part 3: CKA and CKAD exam preparation, approach, synopsis, tips and…

Kubernetes – Part 3: CKA and CKAD exam…

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.


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Introducing NSX-T Federation support in VMware…

Introducing NSX-T Federation support in VMware Cloud Foundation

Introducing NSX-T Federation support in VMware…

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2 announces the release of one of the most anticipated features for VCF customers: NSX-T Federation. NSX-T Federation capabilities provide a cloud-like operating model for network administrators by simplifying the consumption of networking and security constructs. This includes centralized management, consistent networking and policy configuration with enforcement and synchronized operational state across … Continued The post Introducing NSX-T Federation support in…Read More


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VMware Certification Insights: When Will My…

VMware Certification Insights: When Will My VMware Certification Appear in Certification Manager?

VMware Certification Insights: When Will My…

When you’re waiting for your exam results to be posted and your certification status updated, it can seem like an eternity. In fact, most certification exams results are processed and sent to the email address associated with your MyLearn/Certification Manager account within two business days of your exam. If you have met all the certification … Continued The post VMware Certification Insights: When Will My VMware Certification Appear in Certification Manager? appeared first on VMware Learning.


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What’s New with vRealize Orchestrator 8.3 –…

What’s New with vRealize Orchestrator 8.3 – Technical Overview

What’s New with vRealize Orchestrator 8.3 –…

In version 8.3 vRealize Orchestrator has introduced a new set of capabilities around usability and security, here they are some of the highlights: Viewer role. References and usage of content items. Usability improvements. Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Support. Let’s take a closer look: Viewer role. This new role includes view-only access to all vRealize … Continued The post What’s New with vRealize Orchestrator 8.3 – Technical Overview appeared first on VMware Cloud…Read More


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Cloud Builder Validation: SSL Certificate…

Cloud Builder Validation: SSL Certificate common name doesn’t match ESXi FQDN

Cloud Builder Validation: SSL Certificate…

On February 9th VMware released VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2, and with it a number of new security enhancements, one of which means that each ESXi host used for either a Management Domain or Workload Domain now requires the self-signed certificate for the ESXi host to have […]


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