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 1
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

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 ...