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  • Quick Fix: Unable to Login to WordPress Site
    I’ve just had a mild scare in that I was unable to log into this WordPress site even after trying a number of different ways to gain access by resetting the password via the methods listed on a number of WordPress help sites. The standard reset my password via email… Read more »
  • Veeam Availability Console v3 Important Patch Release
    Today, a new patch was released for Veeam Availability Console v3 which brings the build to Contained in this patch is a number of fixes that covers reporting and licensing, server fixes, agent fixes and there are also a number of other resolved issues including some RESTful API fixes… Read more »
  • Veeam Backup & Replication v10 Sneak Peek: Cloud Tier Copy Mode
    For a look sneak peek at the highly anticipated Cloud Tier Copy mode… head here to The post Veeam Backup & Replication v10 Sneak Peek: Cloud Tier Copy Mode appeared first on VIRTUALIZATION IS LIFE!. Read more »
  • Orchestration of NSX by Terraform for Cloud Connect Replication with vCloud Director
    That is probably the longest title i’ve ever had on this blog, however I wanted to highlight everything that is contained in this solution. Everything above works together to get the job done. The job in this case, is to configure an NSX Edge automatically using the vCloud Director Terraform… Read more »
  • The Reality of Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing
    As recent events have shown, outages and disasters are a fact of life in this modern world. Given the number of different platforms that data sits on today, we know that disasters can equally come in many shapes and sizes and lead to data loss and impact business continuity. Because… Read more »
  • In Defence of Qantas Dreamliner’s Premium Economy
    I don’t usually use this blog to write about things other than technology but seeing as though a big part of my professional life is spent in the air flying, I felt compelled to write a quick post in rebuttal of this article on Channel News Australia. The blog post… Read more »
  • Veeam Powered Network v2 Azure Marketplace Deployment
    Last month Veeam PN v2 went GA and was available for download and install from the download page. As an update to that, we published v2 to the Azure Marketplace which is now available for deployment. As a quick refresher, Veeam PN was initially released as part of Direct… Read more »
  • Cloud Tier Deep Dive Super Session On Demand!
    Last week at VeeamON 2019, Dustin Albertson and myself delivered a two part deep dive session on Cloud Tier, which was released in Update 4 of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 in January. I’ve blogged about how Cloud Tier is one of the most innovative features i’ve seen in recent… Read more »
  • VeeamON 2019 – Highlighting theCUBE Show Wrap
    Hard to believe that another VeeamON has come and gone… for us in the Product Strategy Team the lead up and the week is immensely busy… but this is what we live and breath for! Everyone came away from the conference extremely pleased with how it panned out and we believe… Read more »
  • VeeamON 2019 – Mainstage Technical Session Recap and Video
    Hard to believe that another VeeamON has come and gone… for us in the Product Strategy Team the lead up and the event itself is immensely busy, but this is what we live and breath for! Everyone came away from the conference extremely pleased with how it panned out and we… Read more »
  • HaveIBeenPwned PowerShell Module Updates
    Back in 2017 I wrote a post on a PowerShell module I created that consumes Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned API service. I won’t go into too much detail about the service here. Plenty of people already have and since that time HaveIBeenPwned has exploded in popularity and most… Read more »
  • Modifying TLS settings in vROps 7.5
    If you’ve recently upgraded vROps to 7.5 you may wonder post upgrade why your vCenter 5.5 Adapters no longer work (and you see the below error message when testing Adapters….) or if you wrap up REST API calls with PowerShell (like done with PowervROps) and are no longer able to… Read more »
  • Building and running Windows Terminal
    The big news from Microsoft over the last week has been the announcement of Windows Terminal. An open source project from Microsoft currently up on GitHub. Windows Terminal allows you to run multiple tabbed CLIs from the one window. Not only that but they can be a mix of different… Read more »
  • Cohesity 6.2 – Office365 Exchange Online Protection
    Introduction With the release of Cohesity version 6.2, there is support to protect Exchange Online Office365 mailboxes natively within the product. Protecting data in a SaaS platform is always an interesting discussion. At the end of the day, there is a shared responsibility model at play here, and as the… Read more »
  • vRNI 4.1 Insufficient capacity on each physical CPU
    Deploying vRNI 4.1 you might get an error: Insufficient capacity on each physical CPU. Read more »
  • Using Ovftool
    Ovftool can be pretty awesome, but it can also be very difficult to use. I seem to have a love/hate relationship with it. Here I will go over some common issues I have with the tool. I’ve only tested on the Windows version of ovftool. Read more »
  • vExpert 2019 is here and it’s huge!
    Well after a long wait it’s that time of year again when the first half of year announcements are made for vExperts. A big congratulations to all the new and returning vExperts this year, in particularly all my fellow Australian vExperts. And yeah why not, a congratulations to even those… Read more »
  • VMUG UserCon 2019 – Sydney and Melbourne
    This approached very quickly, and next week one of the hottest VMware events in ANZ will be held in Sydney and Melbourne – the VMUG UserCon events! VMUG UserCons are a free one day event held once a year featuring a small vendor expo area, lots of educational sessions throughout… Read more »
  • Configuring ESXi prerequisites for Packer
    I’m currently working on a Packer build process for a customer using ESXi. The last time I had worked on Packer was over a year ago and I quickly realised how fast I forgot many things for a successful build. It’s also been interesting to experience new bugs and nuances… Read more »
  • Product Announcement: NSX-T 2.4
    It’s that time of the year again where we have a new NSX release on our hands, specifically NSX-T 2.4. I’m still really new to NSX-T, and I can tell I have a lot to learn, but I’m hoping 2.4 is the release I’m able to really start to sink… Read more »
  • End of Year Post – 2018 Edition
    Yeah – I know, I know. It’s February 2019 already and I’m only just wrapping up the 2018 calendar year! Better late than never, right? Similar to last year, the Christmas and New Year’s break (end of December) seems like a good time for everyone to take a step back… Read more »
  • VMware Cloud on AWS Management Exam 2019
    It’s been a busy few weeks for me. Earlier on this month I wrote about sitting the VMware Cloud Provider Specialist Exam and continuing on from that I decided to pursue the VMware Cloud on AWS Management Exam. As I previously discussed with the Cloud Provider exam it falls into… Read more »
  • VMware Cloud Provider Specialist Exam 2019
    After many months of procrastinating I finally decided to sit the VMware Cloud Provider Specialist Exam (5V0-32.19). The exam was released at the end of August 2018, so it’s been available for quite a few months now. This comes after a long wait from the vCloud community asking for a… Read more »
  • Migrate to Hugo
    With plenty of unfinished drafts growing, I thought I’d procrastinate even more by jumping on the static website bandwagon. I’ve migrated from Blogger to Hugo, and hosted on AWS with CloudFront. The process to migrate from Blogger to Hugo has been incredibly time consuming. Honestly I have no valid reason… Read more »
  • Error Setting Timezone on vCloud Director 9.5 Appliance
    vCloud Director 9.5 is VMware’s first attempt at an appliance for vCloud Director.  It’s built upon VMware’s Photon OS 2.0.  The appliance does a couple great things.  It’s provided as an Linux appliance pre-configured with all the required dependencies for vCloud Director and installs the vCD binaries.  It also comes… Read more »
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