automation


Yummy! – PowerCLI Cookbook Review by Phillip Sellers (@pbsellers)

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert The PowerCLI Cookbook by Phillip Sellers is an excellent resource for any skill level, whether you are a beginner or looking for a great reference to have with you. PowerCLI Cookbook by Phillip Sellers First and foremost, this book far exceeds what I expect out of a […]


New free software from EMC to build your own SDS solution 1

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert **Disclaimer: I am an EMC employee, this post was not sponsored or in any way required by my employer, it is my experience getting to know this particular product.** There were two software related announcements at EMC World this week which I found very exciting. Building on […]


#vBrownBag Using Ansible with vCenter Examples

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I wanted to share some of the example Ansible playbooks used during last Wednesday’s US #vBrownBag. During the show I went over examples of how you can use Ansible to create, clone, and update virtual machines in vCenter without the need for other provisioning tools. Based on […]


vRealize Automation Error Code: 500 when submitting license key

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Chalk this up in the “useful error messages” column. When you attempt to enter a license key in the vRealize Automation appliance you receive “Error code: 500.” Now when I saw this I immediately thought “internal server error,” however in the case of vRA it may simply […]