Daily Home Lab HowTo NSX

NSX Manager SSL Certificate

I am in the process of yet another homelab rebuild. (Yep, it’s that time again.) During this process, I have wiped the entire lab and restarting from scratch.  A new vCenter 6.7 U3 appliance has been deployed and installed and the focus has been moved onto the deployment and setup of NSX Datacenter for vSphere v6.4.6 […]


Where have I been?

Wow! It truly has been a while since I last posted. Gee whiz! Well, to sum things up, I’ve been busy. I’m not excusing my absence other than, life has been running me ragged. But I am here.  Since my last post, I have celebrated my 20th wedding anniversary, been re-elected into the vExpert program, participated […]

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Building the lab 5: Storage I

This part of my homelab rebuild will touch on something interesting… storage options. Knowing that my lab is going to be a couple levels of nesting, I wanted to look at the different options that are out there. For years, I have had and use a Synology DS 1512+ storage array. This thing has been […]

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Building the lab 4: Stand up vCloud Director

First, I would like to declare: “vCloud Director is NOT dead!” I can say emphatically, this product did not die, never died, and I don’t believe that it is going to die! It is still actively being developed by VMware. With this clarified, let’s move on to getting vCD stood up. Again, I followed along […]

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vExpert 2018

“And the nominees are….” The results are in, and the vExpert Community has spoken. Micronauts has been added to the vExpert Community! Woohoo! I would like to thank VMware, my mom, my children…. hehehehe…. Now that I am a member of this prestigious community, I will try and make more of an effort to keep […]