VCP6-DCV Objective 6.1 – Configure and Administer a vSphere Backups/Restore/Replication Solution

VMware VDP - Create first backup job

VMware vSphere comes with free vSphere Data protection (VDP) product. There is no more VDP and VDP advanced as the VDP inherited all advanced features of VDP Advanced. So VDP is Advanced by Default. This post will cover VCP6-DCV Objective 6.1 – Configure and Administer a vSphere Backups/Restore/Replication Solution. It seems that for VCP6 there […]

VCP6-DCV Objective 1.1 – Configure and Administer Role-based Access Control

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Today’s VCP6-DCV goal is to talk about – VCP6-DCV Objective 1.1 – Configure and Administer Role-based Access Control. VMware VCP exam is a gold standard of VMware certification exams. VCP exam is the most known VMware exams, even if it’s not the highest technical level. But it’s most recognized. By a future employer, by industry […]

VCP6-DCV Objective 1.3 – Enable SSO and Active Directory Integration

ssl thumbprings VMware ESXi

In no particular order I’ll start covering VCP6-DCV sections to help out folks learning towards VCP6-DCV VMware certification exam. Due to VMware recertification policy the VCP exam has now an expiration date. You can renew by passing delta exam while still holding current VCP or pass VCAP. The topic today – VCP6-DCV Objective 1.3 – […]

Rename computer remotely – [Guide]

Rename computer remotely

One of those “magics” you may want to experiment in the lab or perhaps impress some of your colleges, IT guys within your company, who knows? It’s the function to rename computer remotely. This operation however needs some downtime on the other end as the system will obviously needs to reboot. The fun part on […]

How-to use VMware vCenter Server Support Assistant 6.0

vCenter Support Assistant

VMware vCenter Server Support Assistant 6.0 is Free virtual appliance (and plugin) which aims to help to proactively monitor your environment for alerts and recommended fixes. It allows to receive alerts or monthly status emails. The appliance helps when filling up support requests for VMware (reactive support) as it collects and attaches the diagnostic information […]

Configure vCenter Server After Install – Lab Time

Configure vCenter Server 6 after install

vCenter server installation got really simple in vSphere 6, but the config isn’t that evident if you’re new to virtualization and VMware. In this post I’ll do a walk-through on the configuration steps of vCenter. It does not matter if you have deployed vCenter server on Windows or if you have deployed vCenter server appliance […]

How to backup and restore vPostgres database on VCSA 6

How to backup vPostgres DB on VCSA 6

After the release of VMware vSphere 6, the vCenter Server Appliance 6 (Linux) has a possibility to run vPostgres internal DB. The VCSA with vPostgress DB can support up to up to 1000 hosts and 10,000 VMs using the embedded database. If you running vCenter server 6 appliance (VCSA) the built in vPostgres database can be backed […]