So you just got your SDDC deployed and the VPN is connected and you can ping your on-prem hosts from the cloud SDDC but you are unable to connect to them via HTTP or HTTPS. Make sure you have opened firewall ports on in the VMware Cloud on AWS Portal. Continue reading VMware Cloud on AWS Cisco ASA VPN Gotcha→
We are just days away from VMworld’s 2018 Europe Conference in beautiful Barcelona Spain. This year will be my first year not attending the Europe conference in Barcelona but over the years I have learned a few things I want to share with all of you. I have actually been Continue reading VMworld Europe Pro Tips and Tricks→
We’re back, VMworld is less than a week away. If you are a VMworld veteran or this is your first time, I think there is something in this guide for everyone. This is an update of my guides from 2016 and 2017 with some new exclusive deals Before you go: Continue reading VMworld Vegas 2018 Pro Tips and Tricks→
Well today is the day, finally we can talk about this awesome new service. Unlike previous services from VMware such as vCloud Air, VMware cloud on AWS is a ground up net new offering. VMware Cloud on AWS is all the pure vSphere you know, running in Amazons data centers. Continue reading VMware Cloud on AWS is here!→
If you love this blog and use it often it is as risk of being extremely slow if the FCC and Congress over rule Net Neutrality. In simple terms abolishing net neutrality would give big service provider unfair control over what sites get bandwidth. This discourages innovation and crushes small Continue reading Urge the FCC and Congress to support Net Neutrality→
It’s that time again and this year we are back in Vegas baby! Help me get to VMworld again this year by voting for my speaking sessions. I had a great turnout last year and appreciate the huge support I received. Containers 101 for the vSphere Admin  and Setting Continue reading Help me get to VMworld 2017→
In order to streamline the process of updating and adding icons to the icon pack I have decided to move it to Github. Why the move to Gihub? A lot of the vendors change their icons frequently so I needed a way to update the icon pack in real time Continue reading The vRA Icon Pack is moving to GitHub!→
In this guide I will show you how to install and configure the new Puppet Plugin version 2.0 for vRealize Automation! Update: I have discovered that you will need to remove the 1.0 Puppet Plugin prior to following this guide. See why here.