vSphere

HTML5 vs Flash

So pretty much every industry is moving away from Adobe Flash.  The tide began turning when Apple shunned Flash, and both Mozilla’s Firefox and Google’s Chrome browsers made it easy – or the default – to block Flash.  Additionally, Windows 10 has added Flash blocking features as well.   There are a number of [...]


NSX

VMware NSX

Gotta start to learn NSX a bit more since I’ll need to use it professionally. I’ll write up a segment on implementing it into your home lab in the near future. I think the transformation of virtualizing the network is pretty bad ass! To do what VMs did for physical machines to the network is the next evolution in a full SDDC. [...]






VMUG

VMUG Las Vegas May 2017 Meeting

Went to a VMUG meeting today to mingle a bit with the VMware community here in town. The meeting was sponsored by this backup company named Unitrends which offers a pretty cool backup solution. The meeting topic was more on Ransomware because of the WannaCry fiasco and how it can be prevented. Great guys with some cool ideas on [...]



ESXi

ESXi 6.5 Home Lab Setup (Part 2of2)

Now that we’ve created our install media in Part 1, we can move on to installing ESXi on the 8GB USB boot drive. Plug In Your Drives Make sure you plug in both drives into your NUC. I’ll plug in the ESXi installer into the front USB port and the static boot drive will remain plugged in on the back. Booting Up The NUC After [...]



vCenter

Bootstrapping the vCenter 6.5 Appliance onto vSAN 6.6 with a single ESXi Host.


Datastore

Creating A VMFS Datastore On A USB Drive


Home Lab

Provisioning iSCSI Shared Storage


ESXi

ESXi 6.5 Home Lab Setup (Part 2of2)


ESXi

ESXi 6.5 Home Lab Setup (Part 1of2)