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 : …

8-week Online Course: Networking and Security…

8-week Online Course: Networking and Security...Networking and Security Architecture with VMware NSX from VMware. This 8 week online course equips learners with the basics of network virtualization with VMware NSX. To get the most of this course, you should have familiarity with generic IT ...Read MoreVMware Social Media Advocacy

Onward & Upward: Recapping NSX-T in 2018 and…

Onward & Upward: Recapping NSX-T in 2018 and BeyondOnward & Upward: Recapping NSX-T in 2018 and...Overview 2018 was a big year for NSX-T Data Center, VMware’s network virtualization platform designed and optimized for application workloads running on both vSphere and non-vSphere environments, container platforms, and public clouds. In addition to supporting core use cases around …

vExpert 2019 Applications are Open!

vExpert 2019 Applications are Open!vExpert 2019 Applications are Open!Applications for the 2019 vExpert program are now open. Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 8th at midnight PDT. The vExpert 2019 announcement will be late February to early March. The VMware vExpert program is VMware’s global evangelism and advocacy program. The program is designed to …

How the tech world could make nonprofits a more…

How the tech world could make nonprofits a more...Nonprofit organizations are the heartbeat of efforts to improve communities around the world – but they are chronically under-resourced.VMware Social Media Advocacy

Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite…

Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite 2018 PlatinumAnnouncing General Availability of vCloud Suite...vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum VMware vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum is now available for download! Cloud Management Platform with Intrinsic App Security As announced at VMworld 2018 in Barcelona, VMware is introducing vCloud Suite Platinum, VMware’s latest cloud management platform that helps IT enable …