Configure RDP and Internet Access in Cloud Air

Quick guide to RDP, NAT and Web Access in CloudAir. It took me some time to go through it all using different web pages so I thought if I needed it someone else will to, so here’s the quick guide of setting up RDP and Internet Access to a Windows Server in vCloud Air.  I’ve…

VMware vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand

I’ve spent today getting the vCloud up and running, the web elements are really easy! (I’d recommend the labs, it’ll make a big difference) I’ve had some problem adding it to my vCenter 5.5 though. “You need SSO administrator privileges to install the vCloud Hybrid Service plug-in. Log out of vSphere Web Client and log…

Online Backups – Backblaze, cheap easy and truly unlimited.

Last year I received a mail, the normal mail you get from various technology sites, one link that caught my attention was a report from an online backup company, this company issue out reports on various types and brands of hard drive. I found the report quite intriguing, it was really interesting to see what drives…

Hosted Exchange – Part 1

We’re getting fed up of this huge virtual machine. It’s just sitting there chewing through RAM and Disk We’ve got 268 mailboxes. Plus the usual shared resources, calendars etc. Even this “small” machine takes 22GB RAM and 500GB storage, then you need to add 350GB+ being backed up each night, the fact its chomping IOPs…

Cisco VMWorld Slides Online

Cisco have just released all their slides from VMWorld 2014 Some really interesting ones on UCS http://www.slideshare.net/Ciscodatacenter/tagged/vmworld%202014

HP SPP – 2014.09.0 Showing Invalid – Fixed

So I’ve had a problem with the HP Service Pack – 2014.09.0 When I imported Service Pack 2014.09.0 it shows as invalid. Open the support pack details and scroll to the bottom, you’ll find the following lines. To fix this Stop all the HP based services on your version control server. Edit the following files bp002302.xml and bp002302.mnf…

VMWare HOL’s – vCloud Air

If anyone (like me) is interested in the vCloud Air I’d recommend doing these labs, its a good way to get an insight and so practice. HOL-HBD-1481 – vCloud Air – Jump Start for vSphere Admins HOL-HBD-1482 – vCloud Air – Networking & Security HOL-HBD-1483 – vCloud Air – Manage Your Cloud   Link to…

VMWare Breakout Sessions On-Line

Don’t forget you can access the VMWare Breakout session material – http://www.vmworld.com/community/sessions/2014/ Handy for the Wednesday and Thursday morning ones we all missed after the parties!