VCAP6-CMA Deploy Exam Experience RANT!!!

Posted on February 7, 2017
Category: VMWare
Well I took the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam a couple of days ago, and it’s taken me a couple of days to simmer down after my experience. I had so many issues whilst taking the exam, that if I had have posted about it straight away there would have been a lot of unsavoury language in here. I am not sure where the fault lies with the issues I had, but I have logged a complaint with both Pearson and VMwareRead More

Upgrading vRA 7 to vRA 7.2

Posted on December 13, 2016
Category: VMWare, vRA
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vRA 7 Hanging at Checking for Updates

Posted on December 10, 2016
Category: VMWare, vRA
A nice quick and easy one for an issue I was having when trying to search for updates using VMware’s default repository from the vRA 7 VAMI. For some reason the appliance was stuck at searching for updates, even after rebooting the appliance the status remained the same:   I initially let this run for over a day so it wasn’t a case of letting it finish. To get round this issue, I had to change the settings for updates:Read More

Computer Crashers Lab

Posted on December 1, 2016
Category: VMWare
I thought I would give you a quick rundown on what I am using in my lab. Compute 3 x Dell T20 Each with: Intel Xeon E3-1225 3.2Ghz Quad Core processors 32GB Ram 8GB USB Drive for ESXi installation 2TB SATA Drive   I purchased these from Servers Plus when they had a £100 cash back offer on, keep your eyes out for some bargains not just for Dell but all vendors. To achieve what I wanted I added someRead More

Creating Dynamic Menus in vRA 7 using SQL

Posted on October 14, 2016
Category: VMWare, vRA
In a previous post I explained how to create a dynamic menu using a vRO action. That works great, if the values are going to be static, however you don’t really want to be editing a vRO action every time someone makes a change to the available options. In this post I will show how to use a vRO action that returns the values (in this case “Department”) that are stored in an SQL Database. We’ll first create a vRORead More