Category Archive: VMware

May 22

PowerCLI to change the Discovered virtual machine folder name

Are you bothered by the name of the default “Discovered virtual machine” folder in VMs and Templates? If there is more than one VM in the Folder shouldn’t it be “Discovered virtual machines”? But… what if there is only one VM in the folder then “Discovered virtual machines” would be wrong, crap.

May 21

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 4 – Objective 4.2

This post covers Section 4, Upgrade a vSphere Deployment, Objective 4.2, Perform vCenter Server Upgrades of the VCP6 Delta Beta Exam.

May 21

VCP6 Foundation Section 3 – vSphere Storage – vBrownBag Slide Deck

First ProfessionalVMware.com vBrownBag I have presented in a long time (over 2 years – I did not think it had been that long). I think it went pretty well.

May 12

Great vSphere 6 ESXTOP Troubleshooting Poster

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Great troubleshooting reference for ESXTOP on vSphere 6 hosts.

May 11

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 4 – Objective 4.1

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This post covers Section 4, Upgrade a vSphere Deployment, Objective 4.1, Perform ESXi Host and Virtual Machine Upgrades of the VCP6 Delta Beta Exam.

May 07

vCoffee Links #14 – Catching Up

vCoffee Links is a regular feature on vHersey.com. vCoffee Links features news and links of interest from the past week or so. If you have something interesting to add please submit it in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @herseyc.

Apr 24

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 3 – Objective 3.5

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This post covers Section 3, Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere Storage, Objective 3.5, Setup and Configure Storage I/O Control of the VCP6 Delta Beta Exam.

Apr 20

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 3 – Objective 3.4

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This post covers Section 3, Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere Storage, Objective 3.4, Perform Advanced VMFS and NFS Configurations and Upgrades of the VCP6 Delta Beta Exam.

Apr 17

Potomac Regional VMUG User Conference

Yesterday I attended the Potomac Regional VMUG Conference in northern VA. The Potomac Regionla VMUG Conference is a joint VMware User Conference put on by the DC @DCVMUG and MD VMUGs @MDVMUG.

Apr 10

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 3 – Objective 3.3

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This post covers Section 3, Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere Storage, Objective 3.3, Configure vSphere Storage Multi-pathing and Failover. The vSphere Knowledge covered in this objective: Configure/Manage Storage Load Balancing Identify available Storage Load Balancing options Identify available Storage Multi-pathing Policies Identify features of Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) Configure Storage Policies Enable/Disable Virtual SAN Fault …

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