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VCF 3.0 Requirements and Preparation

It’s been a while since my last blog post and that is mainly because I was working on a couple interesting engagements where I was co-designing and deploying VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 for a number of our customers. If you are not familiar with VCF, I suggest having a look at the product page on VMware website. Since VCF 3.0 is a fairly new and emerging VMware product, I will share my experience in a […]

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VeeamON Virtual Event

On December 5, 2018, Veeam Software will host the VeeamON Virtual Event. This is a unique online conference designed to deliver the latest insights on Intelligent Data Management…to the comfort of your own office. Annually, VeeamON Virtual brings together more than 2,500 industry experts to showcase the latest technology solutions providing the hyper-availability of data. Join Veeam on its virtual journey to explore the challenges of data growth and inevitable data sprawl, the threat they pose […]

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Devolutions Releases Password Server 6.0!

Devolutions has announced the release of Devolutions Password Server (DPS) 6.0, which features 188 improvements! Devolutions Password Server empowers organisations to vault, manage and control access to privileged accounts, as well as manage remote sessions through a secure solution that can be deployed on-premises. In addition, organisations can further strengthen password management in their environment with two recently-introduced tools designed to complement Devolutions Password Server: Devolutions Web Login and Devolutions Launcher. Devolutions Web Login lets […]

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Devolutions Releases Remote Desktop Manager 14!

Devolutions has announced the release of Remote Desktop Manager 14 with over 100+ improvements! Remote Desktop Manager (RDM) centralizes and organizes all remote connections on a secure platform, and features a suite of configurable password management, auditing, governance and compliance tools to strengthen and streamline privileged management access (PAM). More than 350,000 professionals in over 140 countries use Remote Desktop Manager to drive security, speed and productivity across their organizations, helping reduce inefficiencies, costs and […]

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What’s new in VCF 3.0

A brand new release of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 (VCF 3.0) has just been announced at VMWorld 2018 in Las Vegas. This release brings a lot of new stuff but also some changes in the overall VCF 3.0 architecture. I’ve been following the internal development of VCF 3.0 very closely by VMware Engineering and I love to see how this product matures. What’s new in VCF 3.0 Architecture Changes Bring Your Own Network – VCF […]

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How to rotate passwords on VCF

As every good administrator knows, from the security point of view rotating password on all of your infrastructure components is mandatory on a regular basis. VMware Could Foundation (VCF) is not an exception. VCF consists of many components like SDDC Manager, NSX Manager, vCenter Server(s) etc. so changing all passwords for every component will become a lengthy task. Luckily, there is a build-in tool in the SDDC Manager that will change the password on all […]

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Preparing switches for imaging on VCF

In the past few months, I’ve done some very interesting VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) deployments at several customers. One thing that I’ve seen a lot in the field is that the physical switches are not properly prepared for the imaging. In order to start imaging, you have to install the correct firmware and erase the configuration on the switches. Also, depending on the vendor, you have to put the switch in appropriate mode before the […]

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vCSA 6.7 Backup Schedule & Folder Structure

In vSphere 6.7, we finally have the vCSA 6.7 Backup Schedule which I think was one of the most requested features for this release. Schedule can be set up using either the API, CLI or through the UI. I will not cover this step-by-step as the process is quite self-explanatory. Instead, once you create a couple of manual and automatic backups, you may discover that the backup files have different naming structure as depicted below. […]