/Luciano Patrao

About Luciano Patrao

I am over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. Working with Virtualization for more than 10 years (mainly VMware). I am an MCP, VCP6.5-DCV, VMware vSAN Specialist, Veeam Vanguard 2018/2019, vExpert vSAN 2018/2019 and vExpert for the last 4 years. Specialties are Virtualization, Storage, and Virtual Backups. I am working for Elits a Swedish consulting company and allocated to a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company as a Teach Lead and acting as a Senior ICT Infrastructure Engineer. I am a blogger and owner of the blog ProVirtualzone.com

Hornetsecurity: The Importance of IT Compliance in Modern Business

IT compliance is a critical aspect of modern business as it refers to the adherence to policies, regulations, and government laws protecting IT systems and processes. IT compliance ensures businesses and organizations operate under strict security requirements, guidelines, and industry best practices for data protection and governance. IT business leaders, CIOs/CTOs/CISOs, MSPs, system administrators, and [...]

By | 2023-05-15T19:57:14+02:00 May 15th, 2023|VMware Posts|0 Comments

How to fix vSAN unmounted disks

In this How to fix vSAN unmounted disks, I will talk about the vSAN mount and unmount disks and how to fix and rebuild the vSAN without losing any data. One vSAN lab had an issue with some of the vSAN Disks this week, with many objects with warnings and some disks in an unhealthy [...]

By | 2023-04-19T12:04:48+02:00 April 19th, 2023|VMware Posts, vSAN|0 Comments

What is new in Hornetsecurity VM Backup v9

In this What is new in Hornetsecurity VM Backup v9 ( formerly Altaro VM Backup), we will show the new features and enhancements and how to upgrade from previous versions to the new version 9. What is new in this new version? Since my last review of this product, there was a name change. Since [...]

By | 2023-04-17T18:56:43+02:00 April 17th, 2023|Backups Posts, Hornetsecurity|0 Comments

What is VMware HCX, and how does it work

In this What is VMware HCX, and how does it work, I will provide some simple explanations about HCX, the type of migrations scenarios, and how HCX can help with workloads migrations. VMware HCX (formerly known as Hybrid Cloud Extension and NSX Hybrid Connect) is a massively scalable hypervisor-based supercomputing platform, delivered as an on-demand [...]

By | 2023-04-14T12:07:20+02:00 April 14th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

What is new on Vembu BDRSuite v5.6

Vembu just launched a new version of their main product, Vembu BDRSuite v5.6. This blog post, What is new on Vembu BDRSuite v5.6, will show the main features and improvements in this new version. Using either Hypervisors or Public Cloud Storage, you can upgrade your Vembu VM backup with the latest version. The enhancements also [...]

By | 2023-04-13T18:45:49+02:00 April 13th, 2023|Backups Posts, Vembu|0 Comments

This World Backup Day, WIN with Hornetsecurity!

Did you know that throughout the years big data breaches and ransomware attacks have been increasing rapidly? With World Backup Day right around the corner, let’s take a moment to think about the data loss incidents – and remember how relieved we were to have a proper backup and security strategy in place! If you [...]

By | 2023-03-23T18:01:26+01:00 March 23rd, 2023|Backups Posts, Hornetsecurity|0 Comments

How to change DNS in VMware SDDC Manager with API

Today I need to change my DNS settings in my homelab, so I need to change the DNS in most of my implementations and on my VCF. In this How to change DNS in VMware SDDC Manager with API, I will explain how to do this quickly with API that will change the DNS in [...]

By | 2023-03-11T19:48:09+01:00 March 11th, 2023|VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – How to create Service Mesh and connect sites

Today I return to my HCX Series to try to complete HCX Series in the following weeks. In this third HCX – How to create Service Mesh and connect sites about HCX Series blog post, I will discuss how to create the HCX Service Mesh and connect sites. In the previous HCX blog post, HCX [...]

By | 2023-03-08T03:14:13+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – Network Uplink Portgroup doesn’t have sufficient free IPs

In this error, HCX - Network Uplink Portgroup doesn't have sufficient free IPs when trying to deploy the Service Mesh, which means there are not enough free IPs in the Network Profiles for the Uplink network. In this case, was for Uplink and also Management Network. How to fix this error? First, we must go [...]

By | 2023-03-08T02:46:12+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – Unable to Create Service Mesh – NSX-T Only Overlay Transport Zone are supported

When creating an HCX Service Mesh, we can get this error, HCX - Unable to Create Service Mesh - NSX-T Only Overlay Transport Zone are supported. This error means you are trying to use a vCenter vDS for your HCX Extended Network profile in the Compute Profile when using an NSX-T in your destination, which is [...]

By | 2023-03-08T02:45:32+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments