Tag: appliances

No patches showing up for VMware vCenter Appliance–FIXED

No patches showing up for VMware vCenter Appliance–FIXED

I think I experienced an edge case issue where one of my client’s vCenter Appliances wasn’t showing any available patches to install.  This was a ... Read More

Still running vSphere 5.5? Get with it Man!

Still running vSphere 5.5? Get with it Man!

October is here – The countdown clock has started.  You now officially have 11 months to get off vSphere 5.5 and upgrade to something supported.   ... Read More

SRM Upgrade issues

SRM Upgrade issues

Recently I processed a pretty straightforward Site Recovery Manager and vCenter Migration and Upgraded that really went sideways on me.   Certificates somehow got blew out ... Read More

A quick look at the Horizon 7 Access Point Appliance

A quick look at the Horizon 7 Access Point Appliance

In case you missed it, VMware has been moving toward more and more appliance driven applications.  vCenter, vRealize and now Horizon Access Points.  The Access ... Read More

Can your NetScaler do this? Pimping out the Citrix NetScaler.

Can your NetScaler do this? Pimping out the Citrix NetScaler.

If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the Citrix Netscalers, do it.  They are some pretty neat devices.  The Tech Dev team at ... Read More

Checking VMware Data Recovery (vDR) build versions to verify latest code.

Checking VMware Data Recovery (vDR) build versions to verify latest code.

While working on some VMware Data Recovery appliances today, I had to check the build versions to see if they were running the latest bits ... Read More

VMware VirtualCenter as a Virtual Machine

VMware VirtualCenter as a Virtual Machine

I seem to run into this over and over again.  Clients that are confused about whether to put VirtualCenter (now called vCenter) on a physical ... Read More

First Look : vKernel SearchMyVM Appliance Beta 1.0

First Look : vKernel SearchMyVM Appliance Beta 1.0

You may have heard about the new search based appliance by vKernel for your VI3 environment, but have you seen it?  I had a chance ... Read More

OVF – Open Virtualization Format

OVF – Open Virtualization Format

So what is an OVF and why is it neat? You can read the official scribe here, but basically the neatest part about it is ... Read More