Quick hack: How to update the maximum failed OS login attempts on Photon OS 3.0
Deleting the datastore where a content library is hosted is probably not the best idea
Deleting the datastore where a Content Library is hosted is probably not the best idea but it is resolvable.
Enable Workload Management does not finish
Some time ago we were having issues in the Tanzu PoC class for partners we were teaching. One of...
Use iPerf to test NIC speed between two ESXi hosts
Sometimes you want/need use iPerf to test the nic speed between two ESXi hosts. I did because I was seeing a NIC with low throughput in my lab. How can we test raw speeds between the two hosts? iPerf comes to the rescue. I was looking on how to do this on an ESXi...
My first deploy with VMware Cloud Foundation
I have been working on a script to deploy environments on a regular basis in my homelab. While I have made great progress I have not been able to get this completed due to the lack of time. It did up my powershell script writing skills. A while ago I followed a...
Cross vCenter vMotion Utility
My take on the Cross vCenter vMotion Utility
Why you should register for one of the last seats available at #vmugbe
This is my motivation to go to the Belgian VMUG
Horizon Client Installer Failed
Horizon Client Installer Failed #vExpert
Reconfigure diagnostic partition using Get-EsxCli -V2
The following powershell snippet is going to unconfigure the diagnostic coredump partition using the esxcli version 2 cmdlet. The second part will reconfigure the diagnostic partition with the 'smart' option so that an accessible partition is chosen. If you want to...
Configuring Tesla M60 cards for NVIDIA GRID vGPU
There are a couple of steps which need to be taken to configure the Tesla M60 cards with NVIDIA GRID VGPU in a vSphere / Horizon environment. I have listed them here quick and dirty. They are an extract of the NVIDIA Virtual GPU Software User Guide. On the...
Unsupported upgrade of VCSA 6.5 U2 to 6.7
I decided to upgrade the vCenter Server Appliance from 6.5 U2 to 6.7 though it is not supported, see VMware KB. As this is not supported you will NOT want go ahead with this in a production environment. Maybe I will have regrets later on too … but this is my lab...
Setting up the lab in Ravello – Part 1 : the jumphost
In these series we will create a lab with multiple components, a jumphost, vcsa, esxi, a vsan enabled cluster, nsx and maybe more. The aim of the series is to learn about deploying all components onto the Ravello cloud. Part 1: Creating the Jumphost Part one of...