Category Archives: vCloud

Building the lab 3: NSX

sam.aaron/ January 30, 2018/ Daily, Home Lab, NSX, Projects, Tips, vCloud, VMware/ 0 comments

Now that vCenter is installed and configured, I am ready to move onto the installation of NSX. NSX for vCloud Director (vCD) is a tad simpler installation than implementing a standard NSX deployment for vSphere. Luckily, the good folks over at SysadminTutorials have a most excellent walkthrough on NSX for vCloud Director. Networking is my Achilles heel, so I struggle

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Building the lab 2: vCenter Server Appliance

sam.aaron/ January 29, 2018/ Daily, Home Lab, Projects, Tips, vCloud, VMware/ 0 comments

I’m sure that this comes as old news to some. As a Consultant in Professional Services, you would be surprised to know that the Windows vCenter platform is still alive and kicking in many production environments. (More than what I would expect.) The vCenter Server Appliance has been out since vSphere 5.5 (2013-ish). VMware has been trying to drop the

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Change…

sam.aaron/ January 22, 2018/ Daily, Home Lab, Projects, vCloud/ 0 comments

The only thing constant is change. Change is the backbone of any IT organization. New widgets, software, and hardware seem to come out daily. Our job as IT professionals is to try and stay aware of these new products. However, while we try and stay ‘cutting-edge’ and ahead of all this change, we always seem to fall behind at some

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vCat 3.0 Documentation Website

sam.aaron/ April 22, 2013/ Daily, vCloud, VMware/ 0 comments

I’ve been working on spinning up a new vCloud 5.1 environment in my lab. During this install, I’ve had to reference a number of various websites for various differing issues. One document that was referenced a bunch was the vCat. While looking for it, I came across this website which lays out the document in a very easy to understand

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