Some months back a company I am proud to work for asked 2 other colleagues to create a small series of lightboard session about VMware Cloud Foundation and all the product portfolio around it. Of course I had to speack about our lovely vRealize Automation 8.x and how this brings value to our end customers. … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.x within VCF (VMware Cloud Foundation)
Hellooo! The other day I was upgrading VIDM (now called Workspace One Access) from 3.3.2 (SLES based) to VIDM 3.3.4 (Photon OS Based) and during the upgrade all my VIDM appliances lost their IP Configuration / Network Settings. I was performing this upgrade as part of the vRealize Automation 8.1 Upgrade to vRealize Automation 8.4. … Continue reading VIDM 3.3.x – Quick Tip – Lost your vApp Properties on your VIDM VMs?
Helloooo! If you are following the series: we have just upgraded our vRSLCM Appliance to 8.1 and are now ready to upgrade our VIDM to 3.3.2. Upgrading VIDM to version 3.3.2 using vRSLCM only took 16 min.! Make sure vRSLCM Appliance is already on version 8.1! Prerequisites I encountered the issues below during my upgrade … Continue reading How to upgrade VIDM to 3.3.2 using vRSLCM
Hellooo!! Upgrading vRSLCM is very simple & intuitive. Let's get started! Log on to your vRSLCM Appliance and go to 'Settings' - 'System Upgrade': Once in System Upgrade, click the 'Check for Upgrade' button. You will be informed that an Upgrade is available as shown below : Make sure to create a snapshot first of … Continue reading Upgrade to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.1
Hi! Lately I was upgrading my VIDM 3.3.1 environment to VIDM 3.3.2 using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) 8.1 and encountered the following error message during the Inventory Sync (before upgrade): I checked the credentials and they were valid. vRSLCM had the correct password for the root account. But I noticed I could not SSH … Continue reading vRSLCM – VIDM Upgrade / Inventory Sync fails with error ‘LCMCOMMON80063’
Wednesday 06/11/2019 As usual I started the day with the General Session on VMworld featuring some product demos supporting VMware’s Vision & Strategy. Bear Grylls also joined the stage as guest speaker outlining his take on life, providing some change from the technology content. Next up I joined the Keynote Session on HCI ‘The Foundation … Continue reading VMworld 2019 – Recap Day 3: Bear Grylls, HCI Keynote, Meet The Experts, VMworld Fest
Tuesday 05/11/2019 The 2nd day of VMworld started of with the general session which outlined VMware’s vision, strategy and some tangible customer cases. The first tech session for me was about Pulse IoT Center. A promising way to manage your IoT devices like sensors, cameras etc. focusing on your Edge Environment. After lunch, we did … Continue reading VMworld 2019 – Recap Day 2: VMware’s Vision, Pulse IoT Center, Pat Gelsinger @vExpertParty
Monday 04/11/2019 It’s my first VMworld ever and the first day has been an educational journey! Together with some ITQ colleagues we started of the day with the VCDX workshop. They shared with us clear tips and thorough information on how to embark upon the VCDX road. The VCDX community is always willingly to help … Continue reading VMworld 2019 – Recap Day 1: ITQ on Stage, VCDX workshop, VCF & HCX!
Session ID: Run Kubernetes on VMware [KUB2073WER] Brief description: Whether you are a VI admin working with vSphere, a DevOps engineer or a Developer you might have seen requests to work with Containers. If you are already working with VMware solutions in your enterprise wouldn't it be great to leverage those solutions to work on … Continue reading Kubernetes Workshop VMworld 2019 Barcelona
After a couple of busy months and a long holiday, I want to share with you a little project that I was working on: A very own Home Lab! I want to be able to play around with new VMware products, test out different use cases and scenarios in my own separate environment and mess … Continue reading Home Lab on a budget: 32 cores – 96 GB RAM – 2 TB SSD = 661 euro