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How to modify an .ova appliance file

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An .OVF file refers to the “Open Virtualization Format”, which is a standard regarding packaging to address the portability and deployment of virtualization appliances. Here is the source of this standard: DMTF OVF An .OVF file or package consists of a number of files like a descriptor file, an optional …

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My VMware certification journey for 2020

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This post covers all the learning resources and material I’m going to consume and recommend regarding my VMware certification journey for 2020! The year 2019 was a great year for me regarding my Veeam certifications! In April 2019 I managed to achieve the Veeam Certified Engineer certification and was very …

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VMware Kubernetes Academy

Kubernetes Academy

Introducing VMware Kubernetes Academy VMware recently introduced their own Kubernetes Academy, which is a free, product-agnostic Kubernetes and cloud native technology education and learning platform ! The Kubernetes Academy provides an accessible learning path regardless of where you are on your Kubernetes skill ! All of the courses are composed …

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My Top 5 Veeam ONE Reports for VMware

My Top 5 Veeam ONE Reports

Introduction With this blog post I would like to introduce my top 5 Veeam ONE Reports for VMware, which I use in various projects regarding VMware and backup infrastructure planning. Veeam ONE is designed for documenting and reporting on the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure, VMware vSphere, vCloud Director and …

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PowerShell File Hash Calculator Script

File Hash Calculator in PowerShell This File Hash Calculator Script in PowerShell lets you calculate a hash of a given file and compares it with the original hash/checksum the user provides. The Get-FileHash cmdlet computes the hash value for a file by using a specified hash algorithm. A hash value …

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