New Certification: AWS Cloud Practitioner

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New Certification: AWS Cloud Practitioner

After about a month of preparation, I was able to successful sit Amazon’s AWS Cloud Practitioner exam. This is the first of many that I hope to obtain. I was unable to obtain the AWS Solutions Architect Associate at first go, so I regrouped and took this foundation course in hopes that it would boost…Read More


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Adding a Load Balancing Rule for PXE to Prevent…

Adding a Load Balancing Rule for PXE to Prevent Timeouts and Failures

Adding a Load Balancing Rule for PXE to Prevent…

Load balancing in a global R&D environment is a complex task. On an average day, VMware IT operations receives almost 6,000 ESXi build requests from different R&D teams to do performance testing and quality assurance (QA). During peak periods, we can have thousands of requests for TFTP (trivial file transfer protocol) connections for simple file The post Adding a Load Balancing Rule for PXE to Prevent Timeouts and Failures appeared first on VMware on VMware .


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Supermicro vSAN ReadyNode – Now certified with…

Supermicro vSAN ReadyNode – Now certified with Intel VMD

Supermicro vSAN ReadyNode – Now certified with…

Recent market studies from IDC and 451 Research shows how critical the core HCI (Hyper-Converged Infrastructure) software is to the fast-growing HCI market, and VMware vSAN is leading the market. Michael Haag has posted a nice blog detailing this. You can read it here. To keep pace with this fast-growing journey, we need enablement of new The post Supermicro vSAN ReadyNode – Now certified with Intel VMD appeared first on Virtual Blocks .


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UX updates to VMware Identity Manager admin…

UX updates to VMware Identity Manager admin console

UX updates to VMware Identity Manager admin…

We are excited to announce that we’re delivering several UX updates to the admin console in our VMware Identity Manager 3.2 release. To help you become familiar, this blog describes the various changes. Bulk of these changes in the admin console can be categorized into two buckets: – UX changes in the Catalog section – […] The post UX updates to VMware Identity Manager admin console appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog .


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Windows Defender reports false positive for…

Windows Defender reports false positive for PowerShell Modules

Windows Defender reports false positive for…

Over the weekend, Microsoft released a Windows Defender signature file that falsely reports many PowerShell modules, including PowerCLI as containing a virus. This is a FALSE POSITIVE widely affecting the PowerShell community. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/40fa56dd-b73f-456a-9d97-cdb4500bc7ed/latest-updates-indicated-peasectoa-infection-?forum=WindowsDefenderATPPreview There is no official statement from Microsoft yet, but the PowerCLI community on VMware {Code} has been…Read More


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Free NSX Webcast Series Starts Soon!

Free NSX Webcast Series Starts Soon!

Free NSX Webcast Series Starts Soon!

Security, automation, and networking remain top priorities (and top challenges) for IT professionals. How can IT continue to provide for the needs of the business while ensuring that end users and sensitive company data remain secure? The answer: VMware NSX®. And starting February 1, our resident NSX experts are kicking off the first session The post Free NSX Webcast Series Starts Soon! appeared first on VMware Professional Services and Education Insights .


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Virtually Speaking Podcast #67 Resource Management

Virtually Speaking Podcast #67 Resource Management

Virtually Speaking Podcast #67 Resource Management

Two weeks ago Pete Flecha (a.k.a. Pedro Arrow) and John Nicholson invited me to their always awesome podcast to talk about resource management. During our conversation, we covered both on-prem and the features of VMware Cloud on AWS that help cater the needs of your workload. Being a guest on this podcast is an honour The post Virtually Speaking Podcast #67 Resource Management appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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Introducing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in…

Introducing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in VMware Identity Manager 3.2

Introducing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in…

The Importance of Identity Management RBAC Role-based access control (RBAC) allows you to segment what type of access is granted to administrators in different functional roles. It’s important to provide access to enough tools for an administrator to do their job, without granting the keys to the kingdom unnecessarily. For example, VMware Identity Manager, a […] The post Introducing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in VMware Identity Manager 3.2 appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog .


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