TAM Lab 066 – vSphere 7 with ADFS Authentication

TAM Lab 066 – vSphere 7 with ADFS Authentication

TAM Lab 066 – vSphere 7 with ADFS Authentication

With the release of vSphere 7, customers can now move beyond authentication mechanisms like SSO domain users, LDAP(S), and joining vCenter to their Active Directory domains. Identity Federation allows for us to leverage enterprise identity providers, like Microsoft Active Directory Federation […]


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PowerVCF v2.1.0 – General Availability

PowerVCF v2.1.0 – General Availability

PowerVCF v2.1.0 – General Availability

I’m pleased to announce the general availability of PowerVCF v2.1.0 for download from the PowerShell Library. As mentioned in previous posts PowerVCF is a open source project and the team has been working hard on the latest update in their spare time to add support for VMware Cloud […]


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Run Horizon Workloads on VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

Run Horizon Workloads on VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

Run Horizon Workloads on VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

Bring the Cloud Experience to Your On-Premises VDI Deployments As an increasing amount of the global workforce moves to flexible, remote workspaces, the need for organizations to address the challenges of virtualization is higher than ever. There is mounting pressure to deliver a great user […]


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Pure Storage vSphere Plugin – vVols Management

Pure Storage vSphere Plugin – vVols Management

Pure Storage vSphere Plugin – vVols Management

This video covers the management of a vVols environment with the Pure Storage vSphere Plugin integration. Topics of using the vSphere plugin to do the following: – Registering VASA Providers – 00:25 – Mounting a vVol Datastore – 02:00 – Importing FlashArray Protection Groups as SPBM Policies – 04:16 – Viewing a VM’s vVol details – 06:27 – Restoring a vVol from a FlashArray Snapshot – 07:38 – Creating a vVol Copy – 10:12 – Recovering a Deleted vVol VM from a FA Snapshot – 12:34


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Migrating using HCX error: vMotion failed. A…

Migrating using HCX error: vMotion failed. A specified parameter was not correct

Migrating using HCX error: vMotion failed. A…

I’m currently working with a customer and we are leveraging HCX’s ability to vMotion VMs between their legacy datacenter and a brand new VCF on VxRail platform. HCX doesn’t require Enhanced Linked Mode between the vCenter servers and can work back to vSphere 5.0 U3 (caveat being you […]


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Kubernetes in 5 mins

Kubernetes in 5 mins

Kubernetes in 5 mins

In this lightboard talk, Steve Tegeler walks through Kubernetes fundamentals for beginners. And check Steve’s latest video: Mapping Kubernetes to your infrastructure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex8jY7HNnUY&feature=youtu.be Kubernetes 101: https://www.vmware.com/topics/glossary/content/kubernetes VMware Tanzu – Enterprise Kubernetes Solutions: https://cloud.vmware.com/tanzu Kubernetes Academy: https://kubernetes.academy/ VMware Enterprise PKS: https://cloud.vmware.com/vmware-enterprise-pks VMware Essential PKS: https://cloud.vmware.com/vmware-essential-pks For more information, please visit the VMware’s Cloud-Native Apps website: https://www.vmware.com/solutions/cloud-native-apps.html


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Join us online for VMworld 2020. Learn about industry hot topics, preview new hands-on labs, and participate in networking events. Mark your calendar.


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New whitepaper available on vSphere 7 DRS Load…

New whitepaper available on vSphere 7 DRS Load Balancing

New whitepaper available on vSphere 7 DRS Load…

vSphere 7 contains the new DRS algorithm that differs tremendously from the old one. The performance team has put the new algorithm through the test and have published a whitepaper presenting their findings. Read the white paper: Load Balancing Performance of DRS in vSphere 7.0.


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No Payment Required: The VMware Learning Zone Premium Subscription gives you six months FREE of 24/7 cloud-based access to VMware’s video library for advanced technical professionals using VMware products and solutions.


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16 Reasons Why VMware Goes Gaga Over RADIO

16 Reasons Why VMware Goes Gaga Over RADIO

16 Reasons Why VMware Goes Gaga Over RADIO

In 2001—for legions of Potterheads—the first installment of the Harry Potter movie series (“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”/ “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”) was released worldwide. That same year, VMware was geeking out about our first-ever internal R&D Innovation […]


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VMware Cloud Foundation Public Cloud-Hosted…

VMware Cloud Foundation Public Cloud-Hosted Services

VMware Cloud Foundation Public Cloud-Hosted…

In the past few months, there has been a surge in public cloud providers announcing their hosted VMware Cloud Foundation services. I’ve put this table together in order to learn more about the available service offerings.


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Network Virtualization Evolution

Network Virtualization Evolution

Network Virtualization Evolution

I am writing this post from old discussion about “what is the difference between the Port Group and the NSX logical Switch?” There is a huge development in the idea and the way of the switching in the virtualization in general and from VMware specially. So, this give me the idea […]


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Cloud Native Storage (CNS) in vSphere with…

Cloud Native Storage (CNS) in vSphere with Kubernetes/Tanzu (Video)

Cloud Native Storage (CNS) in vSphere with…

A short video explaining the role of the vSphere CSI (Container Storage Interface) driver and CNS (Cloud Native Storage) in both the vSphere with Kubernetes/Tanzu Supervisor Cluster and in the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) Guest Cluster. This video discusses the role of the CSI driver in the […]


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ESXi NFS Read Performance: TCP Interaction…

ESXi NFS Read Performance: TCP Interaction between Slow Start and Delayed Acknow…

ESXi NFS Read Performance: TCP Interaction…

In this paper, Kinson Ho explains how this TCP interaction leads to poor ESXi NFS read performance, describes ways to determine whether this interaction is occurring in an environment, and presents a workaround for ESXi 7.0 that could improve performance significantly when this interaction is […]


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Verify and Troubleshoot vSphere 7 with Kubernetes

Verify and Troubleshoot vSphere 7 with Kubernetes

Verify and Troubleshoot vSphere 7 with Kubernetes

In this blog post, I want to go through the essential pre-requisites, demonstrate ways to verify your environment, and show common mistakes as well as useful troubleshooting tips.


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