We’re excited to announce two new titles in the…

We’re excited to announce two new titles in the #VMware Learning Zone! Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge in Horizon Flex and vSphere6 http://vmw.re/1QjWAiF

We’re excited to announce two new titles in the…

We’re excited to announce two new titles in the #VMware Learning Zone! Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge in Horizon Flex and vSphere6 http://vmw.re/1QjWAiF


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Basic Configuration vRealize Operations Manager…

Basic Configuration vRealize Operations Manager 6.2

Basic Configuration vRealize Operations Manager…

Once you have deployed the vRealize Operations Manager, you have to browse to the vROPS Web interface. I did create my DNS entry for vROPS.vsphere6.local before I deployed the appliance. Because … Continue reading →


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VMware vSphere Beta – Indicate your interest!

VMware vSphere Beta – Indicate your interest!

VMware vSphere Beta – Indicate your interest!

We are excited to announce the upcomingVMware vSphere Beta Program. This program enables participants to help define the direction of the most widely adopted industry-leading virtualization platform. Folks who want to participatein the program can nowindicatetheir interestby filling outthis simple form. The vSphere team will grantaccess to the program to selected candidates in stages. This […] The post VMware vSphere Beta – Indicate your interest! appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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The OS Optimization Tool Fling has been updated…

The OS Optimization Tool Fling has been updated with fixes & new features for Windows 7/8/2008/2012/10 vmw.re/1hobBku #HorizonView

The OS Optimization Tool Fling has been updated…

The OS Optimization Tool Fling has been updated with fixes & new features for Windows 7/8/2008/2012/10 vmw.re/1hobBku #HorizonView


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vExpert 2016 Award Announcement

vExpert 2016 Award Announcement

vExpert 2016 Award Announcement

First we would like to say thank you to everyone who applied for the 2016 vExpert program. I’m pleased to announce the list 2016 vExperts. Each of these vExperts have demonstrated significant contributions to the community and a willingness to share their expertise with others. Contributing is not always blogging or Twitter as there are many public speakers, book authors, script writers, VMUG leaders, VMTN community moderators and internal champions among this group.


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How to patch or upgrade VMware vRealize…

How to patch or upgrade VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) ?

How to patch or upgrade VMware vRealize…

Some months ago I showed how to migrate vCenter Operations Manager (vCOps) 5.x to vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x. In this short post I will show how to patch or upgrade vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6.x. The upgrade of vROps is based on two phases: OS upgrade – using vRealize_Operations_Manager-VA-OS-xxx.pak. Product upgrade – vRealize_Operations_Manager-VA-xxx.pak. To upgrade vRealize Operations Manager… Read More »


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Horizon Sizing Estimator

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Horizon Sizing Estimator

Something which I discovered today which I am sure many partners will find useful is the Horizon Sizing Estimator tool. This is located at https://developercenter.vmware.com/group/dp/horizon-sizing-tool this is available to partners only I believe. You can use the free lakeside assessment tool to generate the assessment data either via the free cloud based tool http://assessment.vmware.com or the free on…Read More


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One of cool vSphere features: Tutorial:How…

One of cool vSphere features: Tutorial:How Storage DRS works with storage policies in SPBM?

One of cool vSphere features: Tutorial:How…

SDRS integration with storage profiles was one of the cool feature I was waiting for since vSphere 5.5. In vSphere 6.0 GA, there were some public references of its support but no detailed documentation was available. As per this KB I am happy to know that in vCenter Server 6.0.0b and above, Storage DRS is … Continue reading One of cool vSphere features: Tutorial:How Storage DRS works with storage policies in SPBM? →


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“..the first thing you do when you get NSX is…

“..the first thing you do when you get NSX is .. do not deploy NSX”

“..the first thing you do when you get NSX is…

I was recording a PacketPushers podcast this morning with Ethan Banks, Stephen Skinner, and Chris Wahl which was great. It was talking the tips and war stories associated with VMware NSX and deploying it. There was a quote that was fired off early in the podcast and it was as follows “..the first thing you … Continue reading ““..the first thing you do when you get NSX is .. do not deploy NSX””


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What’s new in NSX 6.2 – Traceflow

What’s new in NSX 6.2 – Traceflow

What’s new in NSX 6.2 – Traceflow

This is a post in the series – What’s new in 6.2? It covers off the new features of a pseudo-major NSX release. Introducing Traceflow Traceflow adds functionality to the Toolbox that NSX provides to help Operationalise the NSX Network Virtualisation platform. Traceflow allows the injection of varying types of packets into application topologies. As the … Continue reading “What’s new in NSX 6.2 – Traceflow”


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Ingress Optimisation with NSX for vSphere

Ingress Optimisation with NSX for vSphere

Ingress Optimisation with NSX for vSphere

This blog looks to highlight a solution to ingress routing for multi-DC networks and their applications that have location independence using overlay protocols such as VXLAN. It takes advantage of events occurring within the infrastructure and manipulates the network accordingly. This is done through event state monitoring and the use of APIs. Network Virtualisation Network Virtualisation … Continue reading “Ingress Optimisation with NSX for vSphere”


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vROps 6.2 is out ! Here is why you should…

vROps 6.2 is out ! Here is why you should deploy it.

vROps 6.2 is out ! Here is why you should…

The SDDC, as theorized by VMware is going, from a technical side, towards automation and industrialization. One of the major tool to achieve this goal for customers is vROps. vROps 6.0 significantly improved the automation level one can easily achieve with improved dashboards to understand better its environment and application, giving the ability to control deeper and easier the way everything is going and finally allowing automated action (even limited, the feature is paving the way for the…Read More


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vSphere 6.0 Replication – Failover

vSphere 6.0 Replication – Failover

vSphere 6.0 Replication – Failover

Be sure to visit parts 1, 2, and 3: vSphere 6.0 Replication – Installation vSphere 6.0 Replication – Configuration vSphere 6.0 Replication – VM Replication Now that everything has been up and replicating for a while, it’s time to do a failover. As you can see, we even have our multiple points in time. Failing over […] The post vSphere 6.0 Replication – Failover appeared first on Tim’s IT Blog .


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