Apple Time Capsule as a Service with vRA/vCAC and VMware Photon

True story, recently my car was broken into and my Mac Book was stolen. Not a total loss as I keep most of my files synced to VMware Horizon data. However I did invest a lot of time setting up my Mac just the way I like it. So it Continue reading Apple Time Capsule as a Service with vRA/vCAC and VMware Photon

Create an Apple Time Capsule for free with VMware Photon

True story, recently my car was broken into and my Mac Book was stolen. Not a total loss as I keep most of my files synced to VMware Horizon data. However I did invest a lot of time setting up my Mac just the way I like it. So it Continue reading Create an Apple Time Capsule for free with VMware Photon

How to install Photon on a Physical Bare Metal Server ;; -)

Ok, not exactly but pretty close! So you downloaded the Photon ISO and you have been playing around with it in virtual and or cloud environments but now you want to install Photon on a Physical server? Well you could possibly use the source code to build your own distro Continue reading How to install Photon on a Physical Bare Metal Server ;; -)

Container as a service with vRA/vCAC and Project Photon

Updated 12/7/15, vRO workflows updated to address a reported timing issue. In my last post I showed you how to create a Photon Blueprint in vRA that uses a static IP pool and customizes the Photon guest OS. In this guide let’s take it a step further and allow the Continue reading Container as a service with vRA/vCAC and Project Photon

How to create a Photon Blueprint in vRA/vCAC

Updated 6/16/16. Photon OS 1.0 now works out of the box –> https://vmware.github.io/photon/ This guide is to help you create a blueprint in vRA/vCAC for VMware’s new Photon operating system. Note that Photon is currently a technical preview so there is still quite a bit of development yet to happen. Continue reading How to create a Photon Blueprint in vRA/vCAC