Vembu BDR Suite 4.0 is now GA [sponsored]

05. December 2018 Partners 0
Vembu BDR Suite 4.0 is now GA [sponsored]
Vembu has released version 4.0 of BDR Suite. This blog will provide an insight into the new features that will be available with this release and the other enhancements. What’s new in 4.0? You can now backup the VMs running on Hyper-V cluster. Even if the VMs configured for backups move from one host to another, the ...

Failing my first attempt at VCDX6-NV

19. November 2018 Study, VCDX 0
Failing my first attempt at VCDX6-NV
As some people might know, I have been working hard to obtain my second VCDX certification. This time, I’m aiming for VCDX6-NV. I worked very hard to submit my application before the due date for the December round of defenses. It was a tough nut to crack, but I submitted my application and after a ...

NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8.1 BETA [Sponsored]

18. November 2018 Partners 0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8.1 BETA [Sponsored]
NAKIVO is working on v8.1 of their Backup & Replication solution. You can sign-up for the Beta and download a trial at https://www.nakivo.com/resources/releases/8.1-beta/. I installed this version in my homelab and gave the new features a spin. The full release notes are available at http://beta-helpcenter.nakivo.com/display/RN/v8.1+Beta+%282018-11-05%29+Release+Notes. The most important new features are: Policy-Based Data Protection NAKIVO Backup & ...

Using CertGenVVD to install a custom SSL certificate on vRealize Network Insight (vRNI)

08. October 2018 SDDC 0
Using CertGenVVD to install a custom SSL certificate on vRealize Network Insight (vRNI)
Introduction I am currently deploying a VMware Validated Design for SDDC at a customer, with the addition of vRealize Network Insight. This blogpost explains how to use the Certificate Generation Utility for VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center (CertGenVVD utility) to replace the default SSL certificate of the vRNI Platform Appliance. CertGenVVD is a command-line utility ...

NAKIVO Releases v7.5 with vSphere 6.7 Support and Cross-Platform Recovery [Sponsored]

02. August 2018 Partners 0
NAKIVO Releases v7.5 with vSphere 6.7 Support and Cross-Platform Recovery [Sponsored]
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.5 introduces several new features, including Cross-Platform Recovery, Advanced Bandwidth Throttling, support for the latest version of vSphere, and more. NAKIVO, Inc., a fast-growing virtualization and cloud backup software company, announced today the release of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.5. The latest version supports vSphere 6.7 and adds integration with major ...

Adding NSX-T to my nested VMware homelab

04. July 2018 Homelab, NSX, SDDC 0
Adding NSX-T to my nested VMware homelab
Nested homelab and NSX-T I recently published a blogpost about my fully nested VMware homelab.After completing a beta NSX-T Install, Configure and Manage course, I was  keen on adding NSX-T to the mix. The beauty of NSX-T is that it is not hard coupled to vCenter Server. By simply adding another (nested) ESXi host to ...