External, Rubrik

Automate Windows Full Volume Recovery with Rubrik — Product – Rubrik

Can you instantly recover from a catastrophe, data loss event, or crash of your Microsoft Windows system? If you have ever been in this situation before, you may recall that simplicity reigns supreme. To help cope with disasters, systems and backup administrators desire simplified ways to achieve volume-level protection for their Windows environments. If you’re…

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External, VMWare vSphere

Runecast 2.0 milestone — vInfrastructure Blog

Runecast is a company that provides actionable predictive analytics for VMware vSphere environments. Runecast Analyzer is a solution that provides software-defined expertise to mitigate service outages, increase security and compliance and reduce time in troubleshooting. Runecast Analyzer is deployed in VMware environments across the globe within enterprise and SME customers. This solution can discover hidden issues…

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External, PowerShell

Enabling Remote Desktop remotely with PowerShell — SID-500.COM

Consider the following scenario: There’s a switched on client computer in a branch office and you want to connect to that computer via remote desktop. Remote desktop is disabled by default on all Windows operating systems. There’s no user logged on this client computer and no one can help you to enable remote desktop. What […]

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External, VMWare vSphere

L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) – VMware vSphere patches — vInfrastructure Blog

The L1 Terminal Fault (aka Foreshadow) bug is another speculative execution side channel attack that affect Intel Core processors and Intel Xeon processors only. For VMware vSphere there are some patches available as described in this document: VMSA-2018-0020. All patches have been released on August, 14th 2018. VMware Product Product Version Running On Severity Replace_with/Apply_Patch Build…

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External, Nutanix AHV

Nutanix AHV – Change Virtual Network For Multiple VMs — VCDX56

About 1.5 years ago I wrote a blog post about how to Change Nutanix AHV Virtual Machine Network Placement. This blog post is similar but the major difference is that you can virtual network for multiple VMs same time. This his is not a UI feature, it’s a script me and my colleague Art Perkins created a…

via Nutanix AHV – Change Virtual Network For Multiple VMs — VCDX56

External, VMWare vSphere

Warning “esx.problem.hyperthreading.unmitigated” after installing ESXi patches. — Kalle’s playground

This warning may appear after installing patches contained in release ESXi650-201808001 (14 Aug 2018) and you have not updated your vCenter Server. After upgrade of vCenter Server you will see a following warning – “This host is potentially vulnerable to issues described in CVE-2018-3646, please refer to https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/55636 for details and VMware recommendations.” Link to KB55636 […]

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External, General

Sneakernet at Cloud Scale: My New Portable Drive Google Transfer Appliance — Virtuwise

Before apps were available in the cloud, or delivered through virtual desktops, IT pro’s would go from desk to desk, sometimes after hours to install a new app for a user or move data off their desktop over to a new system. We had our trusty portable drive and sometimes USB stick but above all…

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