Among the 150,000 VMs deployed during VMworld 2017, here are the Top 10 most popular Hands-on Labs Just released: Top 10 VMworld 2017 Hands-on Labs Among the 150,000 VMs deployed during VMworld 2017, here are the Top 10 most popular Hands-on Labs. This is the perfect opportunity for you to learn about our latest and greatest products and solution VMware Social Media AdvocacyRead More →

VMware Honored for Professional Service Innovation & Excellence by Tech Services Industry Association -VMware Radius VMware Honored for Professional Services… VMware Professional Services is the 2016 Award Winner for Innovation in Enabling Customer Outcomes at the Technology Services World Conference. VMware Social Media AdvocacyRead More →

So your environment has firewalls in between foundational layers of infrastructure such as management and workloads. What are the basic ports you need to have open for NSX to operate? These ports are taken directly out of the administrator’s guide found on VMware’s website, but have been organized into a visual representation for ease. VMware NSX DocumentationRead More →

So recently at a customer we had the dreaded Not Ready Status under Networking and Security, Installation.  Clicking on Resolve does not fix the issue.  While this can be several things the most common issue is Update Manager not being available, closely followed by time.  Yep, time not being in-sync between vCenter, NSX Manager, SSO, and the ESXi hosts. However getting the details in the logs will give you a narrowed focus.  Whenever you have VIB installation issues always check the host logs and the vCenter logs. ESXi Logs /var/log/esxupdate.log vCenter Logs /storage/log/vmware/vpx/eam.log on Linux vCenter ProgramData/VMware/VMware VirtualCenter/Logs/ on Windows vCenter To see detailed stepsRead More →

My recent experience installing and configuring an NSX Stand-Alone L2VPN at a customer site has inspired me to start blogging.  My intent is to post items where I have challenges, items past and present customers ask about, updates to NSX, and my challenges eating healthy while traveling weekly. Sit back and enjoy the ride!Read More →