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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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How to use Veeam with custom VM attributes

My Top 5 Veeam ONE Reports

Introduction Today i’m writing about a Veeam feature which i haven’t seen a lot out in the field. In my opinion, you can use this feature to easily sort and evaluate the backup state of virtual machines backed up with Veeam Backup & Replication. During the creation of a Veeam …

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How to reset the vCenter Server Appliance root password

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I recently had the case, that the VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance) root password was missing and we couldn’t log in to the appliance. VMware published a Knowledge Base article on how to reset the lost or forgotten password in a vCenter Server Appliance. I wanted to share this with you …

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How to patch the vCenter Server Appliance via CLI

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There are several ways for patching your VMware vCenter Server Appliance. In this article i’d like to show how i do it with the CLI. Preparation First of all log in to the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface to check which updates are available for your VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance). …

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Deploying VMware ESXi on a RAID 1 consisting of SD Cards

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I recently had the chance to deploy a small Cluster consisting of Lenovo System x Servers with the SD Media Adapter built in. Here is a little Overview of the Lenovo SD Media Adapter: https://lenovopress.com/lp0020-sd-media-adapter-video The SD Media Adapter intends to be a boot partition for hypervisors with which you …

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