Category Archives: Security

VCAP6-NV (VCIX6-NV) Sample Question 10

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1703-SDC-1 – VMware NSX: Introduction and Feature Tour Prerequisites: none Lab: Module 5 : Distributed Firewall Question 10 The security team has requested new rules to protect an externally-facing three-tier app. Requirements: VMware web client login: administrator@vsphere.local … Continue reading

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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 8

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 2 : Understanding Single Sign On Question 8 The administration team has requested a new user with specific permissions. They would also like to use their … Continue reading

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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 7

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 2 : User Access and Authentication Roles Question 7 The administration team has requested two new groups of permissions. Requirements: Credentials: Use Windows session Authentication Role: HOL … Continue reading

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VCP6-DCV launched (new framework and three new exams incl Delta and Foundation)

[Note: I expect to update this document several times as info is released and updated, check back or follow for the latest] Today the new VMware VCP certification framework launches along with $50 beta versions of three new exams: vSphere … Continue reading

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VCAP5-DCA update for vSphere 5.5

Released today, the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – DataCenter Administration exam (VDCA550) has been updated for vSphere 5.5 and per the new blueprint has a slew of changes since it was released covering vSphere 5.0 two years ago. Among … Continue reading

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Pulling ESXi files and directory listings using WinSCP

I found myself, as I sometimes do, needing an automated process to grab semi-random information off of some ESXi hosts.  However, I would not know some of the server information before the script ran. Which causes some problems for WinSCP, … Continue reading

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Adventures in ComcastLand – DMZ on a new Comcast modem

Lately my internet connection (a 30Mbps Teleworker account) has been “acting up” with a ping rate that varied from 11ms to 1000+ms a download of 30Mbps – .6Mbps and an upload of 4Mbps-.4Mbps (using speedtest.net pointed at their nearest server – … Continue reading

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