Tag: Migrate

How I Migrated from Blogger to WordPress on AWS (Amazon Web Services)

How I Migrated from Blogger to WordPress on AWS (Amazon Web Services)

So we are finally HERE.  All migrated and converted from Blogger to WordPress as well as moved from Google to AWS.  All thanks to an ... Read More

Open Live Writer Error 400 –> Moving to WordPress

Open Live Writer Error 400 –> Moving to WordPress

It all started this past Friday.  January 16th 2019.   When I was trying to post a new article to my Blogger Blog, I would get ... Read More

ThrowBack Thursday! – Converting VMs from vSphere 4.1

ThrowBack Thursday! – Converting VMs from vSphere 4.1

So this isn’t EXACTLY a throwback post.. More of a recent time machine gig I had.  I was working with a customer to migrate VMs ... 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

Upgrade those ESX 3.5 servers if you still have them …

Upgrade those ESX 3.5 servers if you still have them …

Ran into this wonderful error message today during a migration to vSphere 5.1.  I didn’t realize that vCenter 5.1 no longer supports ESX 3.5 so ... Read More

Lessons learned: Data Migrations (VMs or otherwise)

Lessons learned: Data Migrations (VMs or otherwise)

Whether you are moving files, Virtual Machines or other types of data from SAN to SAN or LUN to LUN, there are a few guiding ... Read More

vMotion Error : Failed to write.

vMotion Error : Failed to write.

While trying to Migrate some machines (Cold and Hot Migrations) from my old 3.5 farm to my new shiny vSphere lab, I received the following ... Read More

Testing Virtual Machines on Hyper-V

Testing Virtual Machines on Hyper-V

Recently I was asked how a client could convert a bunch of their ESX Virtual Machines to Hyper-V Virtual Machines for bake-off purposes.  Here’s a ... Read More

Dusting off PlateSpin’s PowerConvert aka Migrate

Dusting off PlateSpin’s PowerConvert aka Migrate

I recently had the opportunity to dust off and use PlateSpin’s PowerConvert from my P2V bag of tricks.  Since VMware released it’s new VMware Convertor ... Read More