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vSphere 6.7 Update 1 and Veeam Compatibility Issues

Yesterday, Tuesday 16th October saw the much anticipated release of VMware’s vSphere 6.7 Update 1, however, shortly after the announcement a number of Veeam users decried the release due to compatibility issues with Veeam’s Backup & Replication suite. None other than Veeam’s Anton Gostev first announced the issue with the...

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Deploying ‘Lab-Friendly’ NSX Controllers

You don’t have to have an enterprise-grade lab environment to run VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere. For those who neither wish to house half a rack of servers, storage, and enterprise networking kit at home, nor wish to incur the wrath of their energy company for the privilege, a...

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VMware NSX Role Based Access via Active Directory

You may have noticed that your usual Active Directory user account (which might afford you full administrative access in vCenter) doesn’t get you very far when attempting to manage NSX for vSphere. This is by design, as NSX access is not governed or controlled by vCenter Server roles. NSX utilises...

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VMware vCenter Server Appliance /storage/log Full

A while back I was welcomed to the office by a vCenter Server Appliance critical health alert, specifically, ‘The /storage/log filesystem is out of disk space or inodes’. This error is usually due to a failed automated log clean-up process, so in this article I detail how to implement a...

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New VMware NSX Guides Released

Back in October 2017, VMware released a number of free NSX guides. A detailed overview of the releases can be found by clicking here.¬†Just last week the NSX Guide Library was enhanced further thanks to the release of a number of new publications.¬† Regardless of whether you’re new to NSX...

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SysAdmin Day 2018

Remember the days when you struggled to find something to do? Out of projects, with no outstanding project work, no issues to resolve, or nothing new to learn. No, I didn’t think so. Me either. It’s been a busy 12 months. Nothing new for anyone in the ‘the’ industry. From...

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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3a

In this article we’ll cover the simple process of applying the latest Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 update, Update 3a (released July 2nd 2018), however, I’d first like to cover what’s new in Update 3a, and why you might like to upgrade. Update 3a brings support for a host of...