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Getting to know EMC VPLEX 1

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert *Disclaimer – I work for EMC.  I was not asked to write this post nor was it reviewed/approved by my employer prior to publishing.  It is simply based on my learning experience as I get to know this solution* I’ve had the opportunity for the last few […]


Update EMC ViPR SRM licenses after they have expired

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert If you are running EMC ViPR SRM, and your license key expires you will no longer be able to log into the UI where you could have installed a new license key.  Instead you will need to update the license(s) via the command line.  The directions I […]


Creating a new VM with EVO:RAIL

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Creating a new VM, easy right?  Except when you consider that via the vSphere client it is somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 mouse clicks.  Log into your EVO:RAIL UI or VMware Hands-On lab at http://labs.hol.vmware.com/HOL/catalogs/lab/1503 Once logged in, familiarize your self with the UI.   Now that […]


Hands on (lab) with EVO:RAIL

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert It looks as though the VMware Hands-On Labs from VMworld are starting to roll out.  Short of having a physical EVO:RAIL to work on, I decided to do the next best thing and get some experience with it via the VMware Hands-On labs..  If you want to […]


EMC ViPR Authentication Providers Search: One Level vs Subtree

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I was setting up ViPR to use Active Directory to authenticate users and one option was a bit unclear. You use the Search Base and Search Scope options to define which AD users ViPR will authenticate.  The Search Scope option provides two choices:  One Level and Subtree.  I […]