Install and Configure VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.3 Virtual Appliance

This guide we will go over how to install and configure VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.3 Virtual Appliance on vSphere 7.0. In a future post, I will be going over how to install and configure vSphere Replication 8.3 appliance, as I feel this deserves its own blog post. The guide will walk you through the … Continue reading Install and Configure VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.3 Virtual Appliance

Upgrading App Volumes 2.18 to App Volumes 4

VMware recently announced a new version of App Volumes 4! App Volumes 4 comes with exciting new features and improvements over App Volumes 2.x. In this guide we will be going over how to upgrade App Volumes 2.18 to App Volumes 4. You can find more about App Volumes 4 by visiting VMware Docs and … Continue reading Upgrading App Volumes 2.18 to App Volumes 4

DEM: Non-Persistent VDI Deployment and Backing Up Windows Event Logs

Overview Some organizations are required to deploy and use SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) products within their environments. Your InfoSec team may live and die by some type of SIEM within your environment whether it be IBM Qradar, Solarwinds LEM, Splunk, LogRhythm, or vRealize Log Insight, etc. However, some environments require that you have … Continue reading DEM: Non-Persistent VDI Deployment and Backing Up Windows Event Logs

Installing Horizon View JMP

Installing VMware JMP On your JMP server run "VMware-JMP-Installer-X.X.exe" as administrator. At the welcome screen press next and accept the license agreement. You will be presented with a choice to enable "Allow HTTP Traffic on Port 80" I recommend not enabling this option. The installer will require you to enter information about your database server … Continue reading Installing Horizon View JMP

Cisco VIRL 1.3 Metadata CRC error detected xfs_repair

I received a phone call from a co-worker over the weekend about having issues with VIRL 1.3 (Aug 2017 Build). He encountered the issue after deploying VIRL 1.3 ova (1 nic or 5 nic ova on ESXi 6.5 update1). After deploying the OVA he would reconfigure the virtual machine with CPU and memory needed for … Continue reading Cisco VIRL 1.3 Metadata CRC error detected xfs_repair