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Wednesday Tidbit: Test an SRM Recovery Plan using PowerCLI

In the last Wednesday Tidbit I showed how to protect a VM using SRM and PowerCLI.

In this one I show how to test a failover plan so that in the event of a disaster we know what to expect. 552 more words


Wednesday Tidbit: Protect a VM using SRM and PowerCLI

When it was released last year, PowerCLI 5.5 brought with it the ability to do basic management of Site Recovery Manager. Whilst by no means trivial to configure, the functionality is there for when needed. 342 more words


Building an advanced lab using VMware vRealize Automation – Part 7: Configure vCenter Server Appliance SSL certificates

In part 6 we installed and configured a vCenter Server Appliance in the lab.  This will manage the various components, plus serve as an endpoint for vRealize Automation. 1,474 more words


Building an advanced lab using VMware vRealize Automation - Part 6: Deploy and configure the vCenter Server Appliance

In part 5 of this series we created a Windows 2012 R2 Domain Controller to provide our authentication services for the environment.

In this part, we deploy the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) 5.5. 1,880 more words


New VMware fling: Onyx for the Web Client

VMware Onyx has been a very popular fling for many years. You can use Onyx to create PowerCLI code by performing actions in the VMware vSphere client. 289 more words


VMware vSphere ESXi and vCenter Server 6.0.0b Released

So the first minor release for vSphere ESXi 6.0 is out alongside the second minor release for vCenter Server 6.0.


Looking through the release notes, I don’t think I’ve experienced any of those bugs that have been fixed – which is a good indication of a stable software release….. 26 more words


VMware KB: vCenter Single Sign-On and Platform Services Controller High Availability Compatibility Matrix

I am parking this here as a reference for an upcoming customer design/deployment of vCenter 6. This article has good information on the specific requirements for load balancing the various vCenter SSO versions. 13 more words