Setting up Log Insight for the first time

Setting up Log Insight for the first time. I had to re-post this article due to some issue with the original content.

vROPS 6.7 deployment

This article talks about vrops 6.7 installation and comparison to previous version.

vSphere 6.7 installation.

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With this article I am sharing my experience on vSphere 6.7 installation. This article specifically talks about doing a fresh install of vCenter Server appliance 6.7.

vSphere 6.7 is here..

Knock Knock.. This is vSphere 6.7..

vCenter Server services is not accessible (troubleshooting continued..)

In continuation to one of my last article vCenter Server services is not accessible where I was trying to make a point that collecting information is the first line of defense against the problem from re-occurring in future. Now in this article we will talk about how to troubleshoot any vCenter Server service related issue. I may …

Plan your vSphere Upgrade WELL.

If you are planning to upgrade your VMware environment, hold that thought and ask yourself, "Have I planned properly?" The reason for that is the number of dependency that needs to be considered before starting off with the upgrade. While I was working as a VMware TSE, on a daily basis I used to have …

In case of vCenter Server appliance 6.0 Install / Upgrade failure what to do?

This article is basically about what to check when the install / upgrade to 6.0 fails. Opening a ticket with VMware support, yeah you can go ahead and do it, but you can start looking into the problem yourself. The question here is "Where to look and what?" Where to look, well the answer to …

vCenter Server High Availability

vCenter Server High Availability or vCenter HA, is one of the most promising feature of vCenter Server 6.5, which provides highest availability for the vCenter Server, without any Microsoft Windows Clustering. Prior to version 6.5, high availability for the vCenter Server could be achieved by means of clustering of Windows based vCenter Server (Supported version …

vCenter Server service is not accessible.

This article is going to showcase you how to approach this issue as I have seen during my days that the customers have tried restarting the services / server so many times that the logs have been rolled over and there is no way left to identify what caused the problem in the first place. …

NEW SECURITY FEATURES IN 6.5 RELEASE

With new features such as VM Encryption, Encrypted vMotion, Secure Boot Support for Virtual Machines, and Secure Boot Plus Cryptographic Hypervisor Assurance for ESXi, vSphere 6.5 Security brings together security and operational efficiency that are both universal and scalable. In addition, vSphere 6.5 introduces audit-quality logging of vSphere events via Syslog. Virtual Machine Encryption : …

Pat Gelsinger named Fortune’s #2 Businessperson…

Pat Gelsinger named Fortune's #2 Businessperson...At his company's annual customer conference in August, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, 57, was sporting what he called a “badass tattoo” showing off the name of the company he’s run since 2012.VMware Social Media Advocacy

Guide to VMware @ re:Invent 2018

Guide to VMware @ re:Invent 2018At this year’s re:Invent , there are many ways for customers and partners to learn and experience the partnership between VMware and AWS. This document offers you a view into all the activities happening at re:Invent 2018 related to VMware. We’re looking forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!VMware Social …

Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Dummies, 2nd…

Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Dummies, 2nd...Maintaining an agile data center infrastructure tends to be a source of headaches for IT leaders and administrators. It doesn't have to be. Hyper‐converged infrastructure (HCI) evolves the way that compute, storage, and management are delivered and provisioned to help you cut operational and capitalVMware Social Media Advocacy

Intelipro has created a VMware-based cloud…

Intelipro has created a VMware-based cloud...Intelipro has created a VMware-based cloud solution to help small farmers in East Africa qualify for financial services. By collectively pooling their resources, farmers can plan, finance and sell their crops much more effectively.VMware Social Media Advocacy

VMware Education Services Accelerate Cloud Success

VMware Education Services Accelerate Cloud SuccessVMware Education Services helps our partners accelerate their technology sellers and customers, getting them ready for cloud solutions.VMware Social Media Advocacy