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  • Custom notification and automation based on host failure in VMware Cloud on AWS

    Physical hardware failure is inevitable, this is true whether it is running in your on-premises datacenter or in the Cloud like VMware Cloud on AWS. Although vSphere HA will automatically restart all affected VMs after detecting a host failure, there is usually additional activities that must be performed by a customer such as notifying all [...]

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    Published on 2020-07-09 | Time 19:21:19

  • Configuring dnsmasq as PXE Server for ESXi 

    One really cool thing that I came to learn while setting up the infrastructure to network boot the latest Raspberry Pi 4 was the use of dnsmasq, which I have used in the past but I did not realize it could do so much more. In addition to providing DNS services, it can also be [...]

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    Published on 2020-07-09 | Time 14:12:45

  • The VMware Labs flings monthly for June 2020

    And another month gone, for some the Summer Holidays have already started while others might have to wait a few weeks or so. This month there have been two new fling releases and seven received an update. New Releases Workspace ONE App Analyzer for macOS True SSO Configuration Utility Update... Continue Reading

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    Published on 2020-07-03 | Time 20:29:23

  • Five of my favorite enhancements in vSphere 7

    It is very easy to focus on the speeds and feeds of a new major vSphere release such as vSphere 7 which also includes a TON of new and exciting capabilities. However, often times it is the tiny improvements that has the most significant impact to our end users, especially when it comes to usability [...]

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    Published on 2020-06-30 | Time 16:56:55

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SF Bay Area OpenStack Meetup: 04/12 Event Follow-Up


We had a great time last night at Prom C Cafeteria hosting the SF Bay Area OpenStack Meetup group yet once again. Well over a hundred people showed up! Thanks to everyone involved, particularly our excellent presenter, Nathan Ness (@nvpnathan). For developers interested in peer-to-peer learning around a broad range of (more or less) VMware-related topics, please consider Read more...

Getting Started with the vSphere Automation SDK for Python


We’ve been looking at how to get started using the new vSphere Automation SDKs. In the last couple parts of the series we looked at the SDK for REST, which included Postman REST client samples, as well as some JavaScript samples. This time, we’ll be looking at the vSphere Automation SDK for Python! Prerequisites There Read more...

DRC2017 Follow-Up: Developer Relations at VMware


At last week’s 13th Annual Evans Data Developer Relations Conference in Palo Alto, CA, our very own Larry McDonough (Director, Product Management, Ecosystem Tools) got to talk about VMware’s ongoing efforts to build a developer relations program that can meet its various stakeholders’ needs: Larry McDonough, VMware – Director Product Management, Ecosystem Services DevRel Judo: Leveraging Read more...

Common Packaging Pitfalls When Developing vSphere Client HTML Plug-ins


This post was authored by Ina Uzunova, Product Owner of vSphere Client SDK, and Vladimir Velikov, vSphere Client SDK Engineer. The official vSphere Web Client SDK Documentation of vSphere 6.5 contains important best practices for developing your HTML based vSphere Client Plug-in which are explained in chapter “Best Practices for Developing Extensions”. A common source of mistakes Read more...

April 12 Meetup in Palo Alto: KuberNETes – Networking for Containers


We’re excited to once again be sponsoring the combined Containers #101 and SF Bay Area OpenStack Meetup next month. KuberNETes (see what we did there? 🙂 Wednesday, April 12, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Cafeteria in the Promontory C Building, VMware Campus 3405 Hillview Ave., Palo Alto, CA Abstract: Containers require a new approach Read more...