Installing vSphere Replication

It’s time to install vSphere Replication. The appliance first and then the VR management server. I’ll abbreviate the appliance to VRA and the server to VRS. Click on Deploy VR Appliance to start deploying the VRA. The installer presents the following dialog box, click Ok to get going. Accept the information message that shows up […]

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ESXi 5.5 home lab with SRM

A picture says a thousand words, like they say. Clichés aside, I have put together a Visio of my home lab. Here’s a snapshot of it. I’ll provide more details shortly! All this is on 1 physical machine – a HP DL380 G6 workhorse with 2 x quad core processors, 48GB RAM and 1.2TB of […]

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50% discount voucher for VCP and VCAP during VMworld USA

As expected, VMware have a discount voucher for the lucky folks that are attending VMworld US 2014. Discount vouchers: Promotion code 2014VW50 to take these exams: VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV) VCP550 or VCP510 VMware Certified Professional – Cloud (VCP-Cloud) VCPC550 or VCPC510 VMware Certified Professional – Desktop (VCP-DT) VCPD510 VMware Infrastructure as a […]

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Installing SRM 5.5

Yep, my new VMware obsession is their Site Recovery Manager 5.5. Awesome piece of code, fairly easy to setup (except for some DB connectivity stuff) and easier to administer. I’ll have my own little admin guide follow this article. I realize there are a few blogs/sites out there which guide you through the setup process […]

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