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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

VMware finally launched ESXi 7.0 Update 2c

VMware finally launched ESXi 7.0 Update 2c to fix the huge bug about USB/SD cards. This subject I have already discussed HERE in my workaround to fix the problem. I did not have time to write this mandatory blog post about this new patch to fix the vSphere 7.0.U2a bug. I will try to drill [...]

By | 2021-09-09T17:10:10+02:00 September 1st, 2021|VMware, vSAN, vSphere|10 Comments

This SysAdmin Day win with Hornetsecurity

Win prices with Hornetsecurity in the SysAdmin day contest. It’s that time of the year again: SysAdmin Day has arrived, and with it comes infinite gratitude for the men and women who support us 24/7. For all the times you’ve prevented catastrophes and saved our skins, for all the long hours and patience, Hornetsecurity wants [...]

By | 2021-08-24T17:22:59+02:00 August 24th, 2021|Altaro|0 Comments

Deploy vCloud Director 10.2.x domain search_path issue

In this deploy vCloud Director 10.2.x domain search_path issue I will talk about an issue, personally a bug, in vCD 10.2x. In previous versions of vCD, when deploying vCloud Director, after we add our domain, the parameter domain search path is not mandatory. And why is that, because vCD will assume our domain as its [...]

By | 2021-07-05T22:46:40+02:00 July 5th, 2021|vCloud Director, VMware|0 Comments

VeeamON Tour Germany on 17th June

After the great success of the VeeamON 2021, Veeam will launch VeeamON Tour Germany on 17th June for the DACH region. DACH(Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) is a great market for Veeam, and every year there is a VeeamON just for this region. This blog provirtualzone.com every year is a media partner for the VeeamON German [...]

By | 2021-06-13T21:41:41+02:00 June 13th, 2021|VMware|0 Comments

Altaro Webinar – Your 5 Most Critical M365 Vulnerabilities Revealed and How to Fix Them

Microsoft 365 is an incredibly powerful software suite for businesses, but it is becoming increasingly targeted by people trying to steal your data. The good news is that there are plenty of ways admins can fight back and safeguard their Microsoft 365 infrastructure against attack. Click image to register This free upcoming webinar, [...]

By | 2021-06-23T19:30:19+02:00 June 11th, 2021|Altaro, Backups, Microsoft|0 Comments

How to change the IP address in a vCloud Director

Sometimes we need to change IP addresses in our systems, and some are easy than others. In his blog post, we will discuss how to change the IP address in a vCloud Director. I will show how to change the IP address in a vCloud Director in a Linux vCD and a vCD Appliance. Environment: [...]

By | 2021-05-30T19:22:53+02:00 May 30th, 2021|vCloud Director, VMware|0 Comments

vCloud Director Migrations: Linux vCD to vCD Appliance – Part 3

This blog post vCloud Director Migrations: Linux vCD to vCD Appliance – Part 3 is the third and final part of my blog post series about vCloud Director migrations. In the first part, I migrated a Linux vCD with an external SQL Server DB to a Linux vCD with an embedded PostgresSQL DB. I migrated [...]

By | 2021-05-30T17:19:15+02:00 May 22nd, 2021|vCloud Director, VMware|0 Comments

vSphere 7 Update 2 loses connection with SD Cards a Workaround

If you are one of the unlucky ones with vSphere 7 Update 2 loses connection with SD Cards a Workaround, then I feel your pain. If you upgrade from vSphere 6.7 to 7 update 2 or install vSphere 7 Update 2 in an SD Card, then have or will get this huge problem soon. Note: [...]

By | 2021-07-05T22:41:48+02:00 May 21st, 2021|VMware, vSphere|177 Comments

vCloud Director stop working with partition root full

One of our had an issue vCloud Director stop working with partition root full. When the team informs me that one vCD (a Linux version) was down, I needed to troubleshoot what was happen (since it was working 1h before). The first thing was to login with ssh to vCD and check services. [crayon-6143ed15583c1050966280/] So [...]

By | 2021-05-06T00:00:21+02:00 May 6th, 2021|vCloud Director, VMware|0 Comments

vCloud Director Migrations: Linux vCD external SQL DB to vCD Appliance – Part 2

In this vCloud Director Migrations: Linux vCD external SQL DB to vCD Appliance – Part 2, I will migrate a Linux vCloud Director with an external SQL Server DB into a new vCloud Director Appliance with embedded Postgres DB. Before I start, honestly, I would like that VMware could write documentation that easy to read [...]

By | 2021-05-25T18:20:13+02:00 May 2nd, 2021|NSX, vCloud Director, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments