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Month: February 2013

New Fling: DrmDiagnose by VMware Labs

New Fling: DrmDiagnose by VMware Labs

VMware Labs released a new Fling called DrmDiagnose. The download is available as zip package and the total size is about 66MB. 2 versions are available, Linux and Windows. Quote taken from the Fling page: VMware vCenter has provided sophisticated resource management controls (to set resource reservations, limits, shares, etc.) for virtual machines since vCenter 2.0. However, we have noticed that not everyone uses these controls due to confusion about how these features can affect other virtual machines in the…

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Fling update: Auto Deploy GUI (vSphere 5.x support)

Fling update: Auto Deploy GUI (vSphere 5.x support)

VMware Labs released a new version for their Fling called Auto Deploy GUI. This is a GUI tool for those who want to use Auto Deploy in their environment without using PowerCLI. Quota taken from the Fling page: The Auto Deploy GUI is a vSphere plug-in for the VMware vSphere Auto Deploy component. The GUI plug-in allows a user to easily manage the setup and deployment requirements in a stateless environment managed by Auto Deploy. Some of the features provided…

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Win a FREE full pass to TechEd 2013 thanks to Veeam

Win a FREE full pass to TechEd 2013 thanks to Veeam

Veeam is giving away prices on a monthly base and this time you can win a full pass to TechEd 2013, Microsoft’s Premiere Event for IT Professionals & Enterprise Developers. You can win tickets for either the USA event (which is held in New Orleans, LA between June 3 and 6) or the Europe event (which is held in Madrid, Spain between June 25 and 28). You can enter the contest by just filling in the form over here. The…

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29 March 2013: 19th Belgium VMUG Meeting

29 March 2013: 19th Belgium VMUG Meeting

VMUG Belgium posted the agenda for their upcoming event. The agenda of this meeting: 8u00 – Registration and Coffee 9u00 – Welcome VMUG+ (Erik Schils) 9u15 – Open vSwitch (Nicira) 10u00 – Nimble Storage Presentation 10u30 – Break 10u45 – Parallel tracks Track 1: View, A Thinking Man’s Game (Miguel Rodriguez) Track 2: Cloud Service Provisioning (Nicolas Van Wijnsberghe, VMware) 11u30 – Switching Rooms 11u35 – Building a Veeam Scale Out Architecture (Niels Engelen, Nucleus) 12u10 – Lunch 13u00 –…

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Solution for LVM based Linux servers using VMware Converter showing no volumes

Solution for LVM based Linux servers using VMware Converter showing no volumes

While trying to convert some Linux servers (Ubuntu 12.04) using VMware Converter I ran into an issue. Because of the servers being LVM based I could only see the /boot volumes and no other volumes, certain servers didn’t even show the /boot volume. The problem is due to the newest LVM version which has some changes made into it. The amount of lv_attr has changed from 6 to 8, you can see this using the command “lvs” which will result…

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