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VCF 3.0 Automatically Replace SSL Certificates

One of the coolest features in the VMware Cloud Foundation 3.x release is in my opinion the ability to automatically replace SSL certificates for vSphere and vRealize components. SDDC Manager supports both Microsoft and non-Microsoft certificate authorities but in current release only Microsoft Certificate Authority is supported for automatic replacement of the certificates. I am not going to explain how to set up a MSCA but in case you need one, there are configuration steps […]

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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 […]


2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for Default Reasoning! Another year is coming to an end. Time for some blogging recap of 2013. Here are some numbers from I got from WordPress. The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. Default Reasoning was viewed about 250,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 11 days for that many people to see […]


Today I close this chapter, tomorrow I open a new one.

I don’t really know how to start this blog post as it is not a technical one… 🙂 The last couple of months have been really bad and troublesome for me and my family. Some of my good (twitter) friends already knew what was going on and have been a real help to me. The story begins in June, just 3 days before my holidays. My former employer decided to suddenly end my contract due […]

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Voting is now open for the 2013 top VMware & Virtualization blogs!

Every year, Eric Siebert from runs the annual voting for the best VMware & Virtualization blogs. This year is the first time Default Reasoning is taking part of the voting. So, if you found my blogs interesting and worth reading in the past year, your vote would be highly appreciated! 🙂 You can find Default Reasoning (Marek.Z) in the general blog listing and also in the Independent Blogger section. Click here to start voting! […]


2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for Default Reasoning! Here’s an excerpt: About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 220,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 4 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than a small country in Europe! Click here to see the complete report. Thanks all for visit and your comments! Have […]

VMware Certification Roadmap 2012

New VMware certifications!

According to the certification roadmap on My Learn, VMware will add some new certification in the near future. The new certifications are: Cloud Certifications VCP – Cloud VCAP – Cloud Infrastructure Administration VCAP – Cloud Infrastructure Design VCAP – Cloud Governance VCDX – Cloud End User Computing VCAP – Desktop Administration VCAP – Desktop Design VCDX – Desktop See the picture below for the complete roadmap of VMware certifications. Head over to My Learn to […]


Great VM network config!

A few days ago I was visiting a customer to troubleshoot some network issues on their virtual environment. I was amazed when I looked at the network configuration of their ESX servers. Look at the picture below and judge for yourself. The guy who configured it must be a real VMware guru! 😉 Cheers! – Marek.Z