Yearly Archives: 2017

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13 05, 2017

How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6 environment.

By | 2019-09-23T09:42:36+02:00 May 13th, 2017|Storage, VMware, vSAN|9 Comments

After many times postponed, this week I start implementing and testing correctly VMware vSAN 6.6 in my home lab. In this case will be the new All-Flash vSAN 6.6. What is VMware vSAN? "VMware vSAN (formerly Virtual SAN), is the industry-leading software powering Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solution. vSAN is a core building block for the Software-Defined [...]

10 05, 2017

PowerCli: Create Script file to PoweredOn/PoweredOff all VMs

By | 2018-09-20T19:12:24+02:00 May 10th, 2017|VMware|5 Comments

This week we need to PoweredOff all our VMs in our VMware Infrastructure, because of a Network Maintenance. The problem Powering off 2000 VMs is the Powering ON them back an. You need to track which ones were PoweredOn when you need to PowerOn them again, and with big Infrastructures, this can be tricky. So [...]

5 05, 2017

VMware vSphere 6.0 issue: All shared datastores failed on the host

By | 2018-09-20T19:48:25+02:00 May 5th, 2017|VMware|9 Comments

Today I get a strange error in 3 of my ESXi hosts. One was a physical ESXi host, and two were nested ESXi hosts. All have a warning: "All shared datastores failed on the host xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx" Did not change anything in the iSCSI configurations. Did a double check in iSCSI configuration, check the iSCSI vmkernel, [...]

4 05, 2017

NAKIVO VM Backup Appliance based on QNAP NAS is available

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:05+01:00 May 4th, 2017|Backups, Partners|1 Comment

Today(4th of May), Nakivo launched a new Backup appliance tool for QNAP. Nakivo VM Backup VM appliance is to use in x86-based QNAP NAS servers into high-performance VM backup appliances. This new appliance from Nakivo will increase Nakivo Portfolio regarding Virtual Backup and Appliances. Before Nakivo NAS appliance was only for Synology and WD NAS, [...]

28 04, 2017

Ransomware: How to decrypt your device and data

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:05+01:00 April 28th, 2017|Backups, Olher, Storage, VMware|1 Comment

In the following of my previous article regarding Ransomware, How to protect your VMs against Ransomware the non-profit project No More Ransom provides some tools that can help you decrypt your device and data. There is a list of several tools that can decrypt your files. These are tools created by some Security Companies (like [...]

27 04, 2017

Nakivo Backup & Replication update v7.0.1 release

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:05+01:00 April 27th, 2017|Backups|0 Comments

Nakivo as release a new update for their product Nakivo Backup & Replication v7. This Nakivo B&R v7 version was release in 28th of March 2017. This is an update with some improvements and some fix issues found in their last version 7.0 of Nakivo Backup & Replication product. Main Improvements are: Active Directory integration [...]

20 04, 2017

Free Backup tools for Virtual Environments

By | 2020-05-02T19:57:22+02:00 April 20th, 2017|Backups, Nakivo, Veeam, Vembu, VMware|0 Comments

There are some tools in the market regarding free Backup tools for Virtual Environments (some may include physical). Personally, I do not know in detail all products that are in the market. In this article, I will try to focus the ones that offer a free license with the most features included. What are the [...]

5 04, 2017

VMworld 2017 Global Registration is Live!

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:05+01:00 April 5th, 2017|VMware|0 Comments

Registration for VMworld 2017 is now open. Glimpse the Future: You’ll hear from VMware executives and industry experts on what matters most in IT today, and what’s coming next. Collaborate and Network: Interact with your peers, the VMware partner ecosystem and IT innovators—a “who’s who” in digital business. Explore and Discover: Learn from subject-matter experts [...]

28 03, 2017

How to protect your VMs against Ransomware

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:05+01:00 March 28th, 2017|Backups, Olher, VMware|1 Comment

Ransomware is a malware that is again in the list of security concerns. Not only for companies, but also for Government security and even at personal use. IT departments should be aware and have the right knowledge to how to fight it. Not only about the malware, but also how to be protected against this [...]