The VxRail Management Pack for vROps has been released. This post is a quick overview of what this provides and how to install it.Continue reading
Data can be encrypted. Data can be backed-up. And data can be de-duplicated. But can that same data be encrypted, backed up and then de-duped? As usual, it depends …Continue reading
This post is just a reference point for various VMware-related posts and resources, no content of my own here!
While searching through files on an old laptop, I came across the session that I presented at VMworld EMEA 2010 in Copenhagen, Denmark. I am posting the content and my experience here for ‘internet eternity’, primarily to reminisce, but also to help others that may have the opportunity in future.Continue reading
This post demonstrates how to create proactive alerts and notifications for DELL EMC ViPR within VMware vROps, and also how to link associated resolutions to the VMware vRA service catalog.Continue reading
Going through a process of converting all self-signed certificates in our EHC environment to CA-signed certs. First we converted all of the vCenter Server certificates, available here, but then we were faced with updating the certificates used by the various other vRealize Suite components that integrate with vCenter.
vRealize Operations Manager was the first on the list of those components.Continue reading
This post provides some high-level detail on what was required for us to migrate to CA-signed certificates on an existing vCenter Server installation. Our overall plan was to upgrade versions of the EHC solution (EHC v3.1 to EHC v3.5) which meant that we needed to upgrade from vSphere v5, using SSO, to vSphere 6, using the new PSC (Platform Services Controller).
After completing a system upgrade of EMC Avamar, in VMware vSphere environments the existing Avamar Proxy virtual machines should be upgraded also.
It’s a simple process, but it took a while to find the procedure. So here are the highlights …..Continue reading