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Installing the VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 VCSA

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Generally, installing virtual appliances has been pretty straight forward – import an OVA and enter the necessary details in the deployment wizard, or access the virtual appliances management interface (such as those typically on port 5480 from VMware). However, as of the Release Candidate for VMware vSphere […]


Back to basics – Installing VMware ESXi 6

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert **Please note that the installation steps here and requirements are based on beta and release versions of ESXi 6.** Installing VMware ESXi 6 is just as straight forward as ever, of course you’ll want to make sure your hardware is on the VMware HCL and you meet […]


Deploy an Application Blueprint – Application Services Series Part 5

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Deploy an Application Blueprint – Application Services Series Part 5 Create an Application Blueprint – Application Services Series Part 4 Create a Logical Template – Application Services Series Part 3 Create a Deployment Environment – Application Services Series Part 2 Create a New Cloud Provider – Application […]


vBrownBag Mega Year End Giveaway! 1

It is that time of year again where the folks over at ProfessionalVMware.com are giving back to the community, with their End of Year Mega Give-Away!! I call it the Mega Giveaway, because they are giving away some awesome stuff over there! They have some really great sponsors to include […]