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.

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. …

Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation Platinum

Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation PlatinumAnnouncing VMware Cloud Foundation Platinum VMware released the latest edition in the VMware Cloud Foundation family, delivering the industry’s most comprehensive security offering for Hybrid Cloud deployments with Cloud Foundation Platinum. Building directly off the momentum of vSphere Platinum, driven by strong demand for AppDefense which provides enhanced security protection for …

Real World Use Cases for Composable Hybrid…

Real World Use Cases for Composable Hybrid...Real World Use Cases for Composable Cloud at HPE Discover At HPE Discover in Las Vegas June 18-20th, VMware will have a very strong presence (booth 420), including a number of featured breakout sessions that highlight the strengths of the VMware-HPE alliance. The VMware-HPE team is also very proud …

Kubernetes Storage on vSphere 101

Kubernetes Storage on vSphere 101In my last post we looked at creating a highly available application that used multiple Pods in Kubernetes with Deployments and ReplicaSets. However, this was only focused on Pods. In this post, we will look at another way of creating highly available applications through the use of StatefulSets.VMware Social Media Advocacy

New hardware support & enhancements to USB…

New hardware support & enhancements to USB Network Native Driver for ESXiNew hardware support & enhancements to USB...Since releasing the USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling back in February, the feedback and support for this Fling has simply been amazing. I especially enjoy hearing from customers, almost on a weekly basis, on how they …

Kubernetes and VMware Enterprise PKS Networking…

Kubernetes and VMware Enterprise PKS Networking & Security Operations with NSX-T Data CenterKubernetes and VMware Enterprise PKS Networking...The focus of this blog is VMware Enterprise PKS and Kubernetes Operations with NSX-T Data Center. For the sake of completion, I will start with a high level NSX-T deployment steps without going too much into the details. …