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VMware vCenter on Windows 2012 Failover Cluster

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Some time around the release of vSphere 5.5 (Update 2 maybe?) VMware officially(?) didn’t not support vCenter on a Windows Failover Cluster. I say didn’t not support because there still seems to be very limited documentation and KB’s on how to do this. The VMware vCenter Server […]


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 […]


On the first day of Commitmas – Windows Git, SSH, and Keys

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I don’t know what I would have done without Commitmas to pull us through. Anyway – uh, Commitmas? Huh, could it be that some of you are not acquainted with the story of Commitmas? Yesterday was the first day of Commitmas, a community event thought up by […]


On the second day of Commitmas – git clone, git add, git commit, git push

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert On the second day of Commitmas – git clone, git add, git commit, git push On the first day of Commitmas – Windows Git, SSH, and Keys Day two of commitmas, I have my Windows computer setup and SSH keys added to my GitHub account. Time to […]


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 […]