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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 1

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 1 : Introduction to Management With vCenter : Cloning Virtual Machines and Using Templates Question 1 The help desk team has requested the ability to list … Continue reading

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VCAP5-DCA (DCA550) environment

It’s late on Jan 31, the DCA510 exam is now dead – long live VCAP5-DCA! In celebration (because, trust me if you are interested in becoming VCAP5-DCA certified you are much better off taking DCA550) I’m posting some DCA550 goodness. … Continue reading

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72% overlap: VCP550 (5.5 VCP5-DCV) exam and vSphere ICM 5.5 class

I’ve heard a few numbers get thrown around for how much of the VCP5-DCV exam is covered during the vSphere 5.5 ICM class.  This post only concerns those two products. Mapping the course to the exam There are 27 objectives … Continue reading

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vCenter Replication 5.5 appliance configure

After the Replication appliance is deployed and powered on, (see my other post) it should automatically register itself with the vCenter Web Client.  If you don’t see it in the Home tab, log out and back in. If you still … Continue reading

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Nested ESXi 5.5 – Configure Virtual Flash?

VirtuallyGhetto has a great post on configuring VSAN on a nested ESXi box by getting a VMDK to report itself as an SSD disk.  However this doesn’t seem to work for Virtual Flash. Here is my nested host showing an … Continue reading

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vCenter Replication 5.5 appliance install

Time to play with a tool that was updated for 5.5 – vSphere Replication.  It comes (as is quickly becoming the norm) as a downloaded appliance that hooks into the vSphere Web Client for management and lets you schedule block-level … Continue reading

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Change IP address on Orchestrator 5.5 appliance

After you have installed and configured the Orchestrator appliance you might start regretting some of your configuration options. To change the IP address settings or appliance name for Orchestrator use https://<ip>:5480 and the “root” login (the password was set when … Continue reading

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