vRealize Log Insight authentication via VMware Identity Manager

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TOM BRAATHEN VMware Senior Technical Account Manager As a part of the larger vRealize Suite authentication roadmap, we are starting to implement VMware Identity Manager (IDM) as our primary point of authentication. In the latest release of vRealize Log Insight, there has been some confusion about direct AD-support, but the latest clarification from product management says Read more...

Providing Insight into VM Deployment Status with vRA

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LUCIANO GOMES Technical Account Manager As TAMs we are always trying to help our customers to do more with our tools. Sometimes we face some challenges and we need to use our experience and knowledge to overcome them. I spent 3 years as a Senior Consultant in the Field, and I had the opportunity to Read more...

HOL vs Home Lab

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By Carl Olafson Staff Technical Account Manager Over the past decade, Information Technology has become increasingly disruptive, requiring additional focus on Enablement.  I’ve broken enablement down into three pillars: Education augmented by Experience and backed by Certification. This article focuses on the middle pillar “Experience” and how to accomplish it.  There is no substitute for Read more...

These are a few of my favorite vROps dashboards.

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  The job of a VMware TAM is, among many things, to help guide our customers through various challenges such as monitoring and managing their environments. To some, monitoring may sound like a mundane and uncomplicated slice of your IT infrastructure, but it is not the same Boolean up or down gadget that we got Read more...

Call Before You Dig

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It is an axiom of the IT business that all the scary stuff we do seems to happen on nights, holidays, and weekends.  Through custom and habit, our data center migrations, software upgrades, hardware upgrades, and just about anything else nerve-wracking and transformation-related never seems to take place during normal working daylight hours. Read more...

Reducing Risk in your Enterprise with NSX

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I am frequently in discussions about NSX and implementation – The requirements, function, where the network team lives, how it affects the current Virtual environment, etc. All of these have been covered very well in other blogs, FAQ’s and documentation. However, one of the items that I don’t hear often is that a enormous benefit Read more...