Two New Courses on Hot Topics: vSAN and Horizon 7.3

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Two new courses were added to the curriculum by VMware Education Services this month covering some of our most requested topics: Horizon 7.3 and VMware vSAN. For more information on these or any other courses, please contact the Learning Specialist for your area. VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.x] In this two-day course, you will focus on Read more...

Automated Secure Desktop Solution

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TAI RATCLIFF Senior Solutions Architect Many security breaches occur in the desktop environments. In some cases, admins and users make unauthorized changes in order to “get their jobs done”. It is easy enough to lock down a desktop so that end-users only have minimal access rights but the more you lock down the desktop the Read more...

SRM Troubleshooting Tools & Tips – Webcast Q&A

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Our VMware Site Recovery Manager Troubleshooting Tools, Tips and Tricks webcast last August was another popular one in our series of free webcasts designed around questions and cases from our support teams. James Doyle, a Staff Technical Support Training Specialist with the VMware Technical Support University (vTSU), answered many questions during the event, and we picked some of the Read more...

Configuring Identity Manager in a DMZ with Internal Connector

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JEFFREY DAVIDSON Consulting Architect In this blog post we will walk through the process of setting up VMware Identity Manager (Workspace One) in a DMZ and use a connector appliance on the internal (trusted) network for secure active directory sync and authentication. This blog is going to make some assumptions. We’re assuming you have already Read more...

New VCA Level Certification Released

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REMINDER: The older VCA certifications will retire on December 31, 2017. New Certification Now Available Today we’re releasing the newest version of our entry-level certification for the cloud and virtualization industry: VMware Certified Associate – Digital Business Transformation (VCA-DBT) certification. Earning the VCA-DBT will showcase your digital transformation expertise — highly valued in today’s IT marketplace Read more...

vSAN Troubleshooting Tools & Tips – Q&A from our Webcast

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Each month we deliver a free webcast on the latest tools and tips from our expert instructors and content developers. Earlier this summer Francis Daly, a Staff Technical Training Specialist working in our Technical Support University, delivered VMware vSAN Troubleshooting Tools, Tips and Tricks and the questions were great as always. We pulled a few of them Read more...

Free eLearning Courses: Network Virtualization, OpenStack & Containers

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This month VMware Education Services released three free self paced eLearning courses covering network virtualization, Integrated OpenStack, and container technology fundamentals. VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals (2017) – This course introduces the basic and fundamental concepts associated with the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC,) network virtualization, security, and the types of business challenges the solution solves by Read more...

Free Webcast Series – Upgrading VMware vSphere 6.5

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Wherever you look, companies are undergoing digital transformations as new software helps bring about new products, services and business models. To succeed in this ongoing transformation however, businesses need an infrastructure that can deliver on key requirements, while taking into consideration newer technologies such as vSAN, NSX and VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services. With Read more...

vRealize Automation Troubleshooting Webcast Q&A

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Our monthly webcasts always generate excellent questions from the audience. A few weeks ago Bharath Narayana Reddy (one of our Senior Technical Training Specialists who trains VMware’s technical staff) delivered VMware vRealize Automation 7 Troubleshooting and the questions were great as always.   We pulled a few of them below, but you can read the entire list and listen to Read more...

Distributed Firewall (DFW) Timers

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This blog article on distributed firewall (DFW) timers has been contributed by Suma Gundaiah. Suma is a VCI certified, Senior Technical Training Specialist who specializes in VMware NSX technology and Cisco IP networking. In her free time, Suma loves exploring the wilderness of the Himalayas. A session timeout defines the duration of time a session Read more...