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A quick rundown on the upgrade process of VMware Skyline Appliance. In this instance from version 2.0.0.1 to 2.3.0.2. Log onto the VAMI https://skyline_collector_ip_address:5480 Log in as root. If your root password is not being accepted, console onto the virtual machine or ssh to the box and try log in, you may get prompted that…

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#carbonblack I printed this off and sat down and had a good read of it, very interesting insights to whats happening in the world of cyber security. I passed it around the team but got back blank stares! this scares me. If you are not constantly concerned with cyber security we are all in trouble….

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Just two days after I performed a production upgrade to 6.7 , the modern hybrid cloud vSphere 7 has arrived. Quick Feature Mention. Flash Client be Gone – the HTML5 client is fully featured now so all predictions are there will be no flash option!! we’ll see. Kubernetes (formerly Project Pacific) is obviously a huge part…

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Delighted to get accepted into the vExpert program again this year. It has been a rough 12 months and didnt get as much done as I’ve liked in terms of study, research etc. Roll on the next 12 months.

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Home labs from the VMware Community – Classsssssssss Some money spent here, Mines is pitiful ( well they used to be, A couple of old Dell PowerEdge R720’s. They used to heat up the home office/playroom nicely. This list compiled by @lamw is unreal, and the links make for pretty cool reading. Here is the…

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Haven’t tried this but on the cards tomorrow. all credit and info below to https://flings.vmware.com/users/heejeong https://flings.vmware.com/esxi-compatibility-checker#summary The ESXi Compatibility Checker is a python script that can validate VMware hardware compatibility and upgrade issues of ESXi. VMware hardware compatibility and product interoperability need to be validated when new hardware is installed on an existing ESXi or…

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Great day at the VMUG Ireland roadshow with @kev_johnson & @irelandvmug. So the End of General Support for vSphere 6.0 is March 12, 2020 so the push is on by VMware and the VMUG team to assist us all out there to prepare best way we can for the inevitable upgrade. Some good links: https://ports.vmware.com/home/vSphere…

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 This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we look back on the best of 2019 and present the first annual SpeakEasy Awards. read more The Virtually Speaking Podcast The Virtually Speaking Podcast is a weekly technical podcast dedicated to discussing VMware topics related to storage and availability. Each week Pete Flecha and John Nicholson bring in various subject matter experts…

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Description VMUG Roadshows: Where Users Connect. Attend this interactive workshop to hear about benefits of upgrading your environment to vSphere 6.7 and understanding the “how to”. Events are complimentary! Be sure to register today! What you can expect: Upgrading your vSphere environment Open discussion on why and how to upgrade What’s new with vSphere 6.7…

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