[Whitepaper] 7 Reasons Why Micro-segmentation…

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[Whitepaper] 7 Reasons Why Micro-segmentation is Powerful to Have and Painless to Add

[Whitepaper] 7 Reasons Why Micro-segmentation…

Like any industry transition, software-defined storage will take several years to be fully realized. But even at this early stage, the “genetic code” behind this new approach to storage is becoming better understood. While we will certainly see variations on a core theme, the essence behind software-defined storage serves to differentiate it from other forms. As software-defined storage grows and matures, this blueprint has the ability to change how we think about storage: both as a standalone discipline and as part of an integrated software-defined data center.

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vSphere Client error : An internal error occurred in vSphere Client Details An item with the same key has already been added

August 23, 2012 1 comment

This morning when I opened my vSphere client I had this pop-up error message displaying:

I did some research and found this VMware KB: 2030029 but the solution says to disable the VMware Update Manager Plug-in. Solution???

So to fix my issue and keep the plug-in I had to remove my windows profile from the machine running the vSphere client and re-create it.

Scenario: vCenter 5.0, vSphere client 5 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Windows Server 2008 R2 reboot – LANDesk Agent

August 24, 2011 Comments off

When a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer is restarted by a LanDesk agent (8.8 SP4) you might see this event on System:

The process wininit.exe (SERVERNAME) has initiated the restart of computer SERVERNAME
on behalf of user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
for the following reason: Legacy API shutdown
Reason Code: 0x80070000
Shutdown Type: restart

Tip: Using VMA to downgrade Emulex extension (driver)

August 18, 2011 Comments off

Check installed Extensions:
vihostupdate –server SERVERNAME –username USERNAME -q

Remove Extension:
vihostupdate –server SERVERNAME –username USERNAME -r -B BULLETIN_NAME

Install OLD Extension:
vihostupdate –server SERVERNAME –username USERNAME -i -b FILENAME.zip

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Tip: Adding the ESX/ESXi host to an Active Directory domain fails with the error: Errors in Active Directory operations

June 27, 2011 Comments off

VMware KB: Adding the ESX/ESXi host to an Active Directory domain fails with the error: Errors in Active Directory operations.

Another tip is to put the domain name in CAPS. It worked like a charm for me.

When using the domain name in lower case the process was very slow with a lot of errors.

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