VMware Virtual Machines MAC addresses Occasionally I feel old, today was one of those days. The feeling snuck up on me during a conversation about MAC addresses. Someone mentioned a MAC address starting 00:50:56 and I said with confidence that it was a VMware virtual machine, which prompted the response “how do you know that?”. […]
vSphere HA Advanced Settings to Consider Working in the field I come across a lot of VMware products configurations, in addition to working directly advising how to meet architectural and business goals. After conversations this week I’d like to draw attention to two small but often overlooked configuration settings for vSphere HA and one that […]
VCP How to Set up at Home In my other recent blog post I’ve spoken about how to pass your VCP and some revision tips. In this post, I want to discuss actually sitting the exam itself. Due to the current pandemic, Pearson Vue are currently allowing you to take your VCP test at home, […]
When there is an outage, it is natural to panic a little and maybe try a rush troubleshooting steps. In my experience this is oftentimes counterproductive. Symptoms can often be missed as the root cause, which has the net effect of extending the time to resolution. So where would I suggest is the best place to start, well that in part depends on the symptoms. However, the log files will tell you everything that you need to know.
Why vSphere Foundations: It’s been the case for a while now that in order for those new to VMware certifications to obtain any variant of VCP, they need to take and pass the vSphere foundations exam. As those of you that have been reading along, would have noticed I’ve been focused on validating my Azure […]