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IP Expo 2015 – Manchester

18 May, 2015

Well, finally got round to planning my day and what sessions I’ll like to see tomorrow.

So, here is the list of sessions that I am hoping to attend –

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Introduction to Storage Networking and Design | Daniels networking blog

5 May, 2015

A nice quick simple introduction to storage and storage networking blog.

Source: Introduction to Storage Networking and Design | Daniels networking blog.

Visio Stencils | Jonathan’s Technology Blog

14 April, 2015

Visio Stencils | Jonathan’s Technology Blog.

A great blog posting by Jonathan listing all the useful visio stencils that IT professional like to use – save time finding them – there listed here.

 

 

VMUG 2014 – UK User Conference #VendorSwag

26 November, 2014
Vendor Swag

 

My #VendorSwag from the VMUG 2014 event held on the 18h November 2014 at the Birmingham Motorcycle Museum.

Event details: http://www.vmug.com/p/cm/ld/fid=5161

 

swag

“Hard code” your KMS server into the registry | IT by me

16 June, 2014

A nice guide on how to hard code KMS clients to a KMS Server over on the blog site “IT by me”.

 

“Hard code” your KMS server into the registry | IT by me.

Understanding the EMC VNX/Celerra AntiVirus Agent CAVA: Part 2 – Common Errors – Thulin’ Around

9 June, 2014

Good, easy to follow error message and fixes for the EMC CAVA  (Anti-Virus for the Celerra.

Understanding the EMC VNX/Celerra AntiVirus Agent CAVA: Part 2 – Common Errors – Thulin’ Around.

Home Lab Superguide (TinkerTry IT @ home)

15 May, 2014

I brilliant guide created with links to all the VMware Home Lab guides done by others.

TinkerTry IT @ home | Superguide: Home virtualization server enthusiasts’ colorful variety of ESXi whiteboxes.

Free Infrastructure Resources – Host, Network, Storage and more

10 April, 2014

A great blog listing all free resources for those interesting in creating a Home Lab.

Head over to Jonathan Frappier’s Blog for the details:

Free Infrastructure Resources – Host, Network, Storage and more.

Auto-Harden ESXi 5.x Hosts – softwareab

20 March, 2014

A good guide to hardening the security on ESXi 5.x hosts – although the standards defined are from the USA – there are a good best practices that anyone can use.

Auto-Harden ESXi 5.x Hosts – softwareab.

Setting time on ESXi hosts through PowerCLI | Geaux Virtual

4 November, 2013

Excellent powershell to set the correct time on a number of hosts…

I expanded the code to:

Get-Cluster -Name “Cluster” | Get-VMHost | Where-Object {

$t = Get-Date
$dst = $_ | %{ Get-View $_.ExtensionData.ConfigManager.DateTimeSystem }
$dst.UpdateDateTime((Get-Date($t.ToUniversalTime()) -format u))
}

via Setting time on ESXi hosts through PowerCLI | Geaux Virtual.