Being recognized as a vExpert is not only a validation of my dedication and passion for VMware technology but also a tremendous opportunity to connect with a community of like-minded professionals who share a commitment to innovation and excellence in virtualization. I am truly grateful for the chance to contribute to the vExpert community, whether […]
In the fast-paced world of IT infrastructure, staying ahead of the curve is essential and having the ability to build things out in my lab, it has helped me immensely grow in my career. VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology, offers a range of solutions that empower businesses to thrive
In my last blog post, I demonstrated how to create an Ansible Playbook that automated several VMware ESXi configuration tasks commonly used. Another time-consuming task can be the creation of vSwitches and VM PortGroups on an ESXi host, hence the power of using Ansible for a consistent and repeatable process. What is a vSwitch? A
One way to ensure that your VMware ESXi hosts have a consistent and repeatable configuration; is with the use of Ansible. I have created an ansible playbook that can be run against a VMware ESXi host to a desired configuration and run on a weekly basis to check for configuration drift. The true power is
In a previous blog post, I demonstrated how easy it was to upgrade vCenter v7.0U3 to v8.0 and now want to show two methods of upgrading ESXi Hosts. If you have hosts that are managed by vCenter, I will demonstrate how to upgrade those with vCenter Life Cycle Manage (LCM) in my next blog post.