2017 Achievements

2017 started very promising ……….   I was accepted for the 2nd year running onto the VMware vExpert program and also to accompany this award I was accepted onto the Cisco Champion Program…… Totally Buzzing    To find out more information on both the above program’s check out the links below.   VMware vExpert Program Cisco Champion Program   Thank you to everyone who prompted me to apply and congratulations to all the nominated IT professionals.

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NSX Host Preperation XXX eam.agent.enable.label not found XXX

Today I ran into the following error message while standing up a test cluster for a McAfee Move solution “XXX eam.agent.enable.label not found XXX”, the error seemed a bit generic but after going back through the basics I realised that I had missed an important part of the preparation. The Host and cluster I was using was provisioned a few weeks back with a different purpose in mind and it was linked to test Domain “Mytest.local”, however I’ve re-purposed the cluster to save time testing the McAfee components to replace vCNS and I overlooked the ESXi Host configuration. The new […]

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NEVMUG November 2016

NEVMUG November 2016, The Next North East VMUG (NEVMUG) event will be held on Thursday 3rd November in our New Venue “The Royal Station Hotel”.next ne vmug nvmworld Come along and show your support to our local community. We have some excellent VMware & Community sessions along with some awesome Prize giveaways “You Have to be there to be included”.nevmug, nevmug nevmug Check out the below Line up !!!nevmug nevmug nevmug Community Session from the “Open Tech Cast“ Team @kev_johnson A live-recorded chat with one of the hosts of the newly launched UK focussed OpenTechCast – roundtable discussion around how to stay […]

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VCSA – CA Nimbus Install Guide

As I adopt the the policy of “Migrate to VCSA” by virtuallyghetto  I came across an issue today with Nimbus monitoring and thought I would document and share the process to have a VMware VCSA / PSC Appliance monitored by CA Nimbus Tools. I’m not going to document how to deploy & configure the VCSA in this post as there are lots of blogs already illustrating this process.vcsa nimbus Below are the steps to carry out the configuration changes to a VMware Appliance to allow CA Nimbus monitoring Tools to communicate to the Appliance. vcsa nimbus Deploy the VMware VCSA / PSC […]

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Zerto Virtual Replication: What’s New in 5.0

At VMWORLD Las Vegas, Zerto announced their next release of the software, Zerto Virtual Replication version 5.0, packed full of features including the below : Replicate & Recover Files & VM’s simultaneously both Local & Remote. Replicate from VMware vSphere to AWS. Replicate from VMware vSphere to Azure. Replicate from VMware vSphere to Hyper-V. Storage agnostic. Extended retention on the journaling. New SaaS Zerto mobile app. This really is giving the Hybrid cloud market something to talk about, with the ability to replicate VM’s to Multiple remote sites and multi cloud vendors, with increased journaling up to 30 days (providing 1 month […]

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New Leadership NEVMUG

Id like to welcome Kyle to the North East VMware User Group Leadership Team (NE VMUG), Kyle has been a very valuable attendee to our VMUG events over the last 12 months, he has a vast knowledge of VMware technologies and is a technologist at heart. Kyle has volunteered to join the committee to help increase our visibility and grow our group within the local communities though the ever evolving journeys of virtualization and Cloud Technologies. Please welcome Kyle to the leadership team, he can be found at the below links    

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