Tag: VMware

ReFS block release

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ReFS is Microsofts newer file system designed for some really fun highly scalable systems… but in a world where things don’t always get deployed “By the book” what are some of the draw backs? This blog talks specifically about space reclamation on ReFS.

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NSX-t Uplink profiles and TEP subnets

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Ahhh NSX-t… the next generation of VMwares Software Defined Networking stack – now replacing NSX-v. Pulling your hair out getting it to work? Me (and 2 others i know) too……

VMware vCenter Appliance (VCSA) + GRUB_

I recently shutdown our VCSA to complete some maintenance to the host it was on. Booted the host, Booted the VCSA and was greeted with the sight no sysadmin wants to see: GRUB _No shell, no menu, nuffin! In all linux, it means that the the boot flag is set on the drive, but it …

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VMware domain controller issues

Recently I setup a couple of VMware clusters, as you may have guessed, and joined them to our company AD servers. I followed this blog here: http://www.gabesvirtualworld.com/adding-ad-authentication-to-vmware-sso-5-1/    (thanks Gabe!) as it did a really good job of simplifying what needed to be done. Upon going through it all, i was greeted with a error from …

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Migrating from Onapp to VMware

At work we have been using Onapp for almost a year now, and we have had a pretty bad run with it, possibly due to how we were using it. The good points A fantastic GUI A simple user panel Fantastic technical support at levels 1 and 2 But, we also had a few bad: …

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