Troubleshooting vCenter Service startup issues

Troubleshooting vCenter Service startup issues

There are lots of reasons a vCenter Service would not start up.  The usual suspect is an unavailable SQL database.  ESPECIALLY when the SQL database ... Read More

RIP: Google Health-Another Cloud Service bites the dust.

RIP: Google Health-Another Cloud Service bites the dust.

After visiting my doctor, I pulled up my mobile browser and went to add in some details from my visit to my Google Health account ... Read More

Troubleshooting Citrix Provisioning Services vDisk HA issues.

Troubleshooting Citrix Provisioning Services vDisk HA issues.

If you have multiple Citrix Provisioning Servers in your farm yet are having some clients freeze/hang when one of the stream services shut down, you ... Read More

Removing VMware Site Recovery Manager Site IDs from vCenter.

Removing VMware Site Recovery Manager Site IDs from vCenter.

If you have ever installed VMware’s Site Recovery Manager 4 in a Many to One failover configuration, you know that a single SRM installation can ... Read More

Citrix Provisioning Server Error : Data Login Failed

Citrix Provisioning Server Error : Data Login Failed

It was strange,  I was adding a new Citrix Provisioning Server to an existing farm and every time I tried to launch the console, I ... Read More

BriForum : Advanced Netscaler Customizations by Sam Jacobs

If you are a regular reader, you know that my colleague Sam Jacobs has spoken at BriForum for the past 2 years.  Last year his ... Read More

Off Topic : Weekend Project : Wine Bottle Tiki torches.

Off Topic : Weekend Project : Wine Bottle Tiki torches.

Ran across this very cool backyard DIY Project on the interwebs.  The write up is very detailed and really is a very simple project.  I’ve ... Read More

VMware View : Transfer Status LOCKED.

VMware View : Transfer Status LOCKED.

Installing the new View 4.6 Transfer server (for Local Mode Offline Desktops) and I noticed that the Transfer Server was UNMOVABLE.  Right click the VM ... Read More