VCSA 6.5 -> 6.7 upgrade — Failed to authenticate with guest
Jul18

VCSA 6.5 -> 6.7 upgrade — Failed to authenticate with guest

During a VCSA upgrade I came across a weird issue with the root account password being both expired and not expired depending on who you ask!

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NSX, pfSense, and OSPF
Jun12

NSX, pfSense, and OSPF

Just when I thought all of my dynamic routing dreams would come true… OSPF and pfSense fail me (somewhat). Read more!

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NSX 6.4.1 is here w/ vSphere 6.7 support and more!
May24

NSX 6.4.1 is here w/ vSphere 6.7 support and more!

Hey all – you may have been wondering why I haven’t posted about vSphere 6.7 yet.  Well, there are literally two reasons: one is that my lab runs VMware NSX (6.4.0) and so obviously with that comes more compatibility dependencies and the second is that Veeam has no support for vSphere 6.7 yet.  I know, it may seem silly to require Veeam in a lab but I simply have too many hours spent setting things up just right and...

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What is vRealize Automation?
Apr22

What is vRealize Automation?

This article focuses on explaining high level use case of vRealize Automation and touches on some of the many awesome features it provides!

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New packet slinger for the lab – Nexus N3K-C3048TP-1GE
Apr21

New packet slinger for the lab – Nexus N3K-C3048TP-1GE

Adding a Cisco Nexus 3K to my lab is exciting, but check this article out so you understand caveats upgrading firmware!

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