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VMware 6.7 APIs and Automation with Kyle Ruddy (@kmruddy)

Kyle Ruddy (@kmruddy) joins us to discuss and demo what’s new with the vSphere 6.7 APIs. The best way to reach Kyle for question is twitter DM https://www.twitter.com/kmruddy Have a feature request? Post it to https://powercli.ideas.aha.io/ and they will look into it! *About vBrownBag* SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/vBBYoutube Socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/vBrownBag Facebook: https://facebook.com/vBrownBag iTunes: http://bit.ly/vbrownbagitunes Google+: google.com/+vBrownBag

VMware and Terraform Infrastructure as Code with Grant Orchard (@grantorchard)

https://youtu.be/ag36WCKrq5g Grant Orchard demonstrates using Terraform to deploy VMware VMs as code. He starts simple then introduces variables and shows how to deploy a complete application stack leveraging Terraform modules. Check out Grant’s blog series at https://grantorchard.com/infrastructure-as-code-vsphere-admin-part1/ Follow Grant on twitter at https://www.twitter.com/GrantOrchard 3:00 – Brief introduction to Terraform 16:00 – Dependency Resolution/graphviz 19:00 –[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 6 with Mike Wilson (@IT_Muscle)

Mike Wilson is back to discuss troubleshooting in vSphere 6. VCP6 Troubleshooting Video Objective 6.1 – General troubleshooting steps, log locations – Demo includes ESXi health monitor, export information Objective 6.2 – Review common storage, network, VM issues including resource contention, identifying when virtual machines do not have access to enough resources – Demo includes[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 5 (con’t 3) with Geoff Wilmington (@vWilmo)

Geoff Wilmington covers objective 5.6 as we continue with the #vBrownBag VCP6 Foundation Series. Section 5, Objective 5.6 Video Objective 5.6 – Describe patching requirements for ESXi hosts and VM hardware/tools – Describe host profiles, use cases – Demo includes create/export host profile, attach host profile, verify compliance – Demo includes configure VUM, patch repository,[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 5 (con’t) with Geoff Wilmington (@vWilmo)

Geoff Wilmington covers objective 5.5 as we continue with the #vBrownBag VCP6 Foundation Series. Section 5, Objective 5.5 Video Objective 5.5 – Describe backup and recovery options – Snapshot requirements and best practices, how snapshots work, when not to use snapshots – How VDP works, requirements, sizing – How vSphere replication works, requirements, sizing –[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 5 with Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier)

Jonathan Frappier, minus an epic self muting, covers section 5 of the VCP6 Foundation Exam which includes HA, DRS, and FT. VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 5 Video Objective 5.1 – Describe DRS, Storage DRS, VMCP, and HA, use cases, configuration options – Discuss DRS thresholds and HA Admission Control – Demo includes create cluster, enable[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 2 with Brian Welch (@brianwelch)

In this episode, Brian Welch reviews section 2 of the VCP6 Foundation Exam blueprint, focusing on networking. Section 2 Video Objective 2.1 – Capabilities of vSS overview – Use cases for vSS – Demo includes create/delete vSS, port groups, vmkernel adapters, configuration of vmkernel adapters Objective 2.2 – Capabilities of vDS overview – Demo includes[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 3 with Hersey Cartwright (@herseyc)

In this episode, Hersey Cartwright (VCDX128) reviews section 3 of the VCP6 Foundation Exam blueprint, focusing on storage. Section 3 Video You can find Hersey on Twitter @herseyc and his blog http://www.vhersey.com/ Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/ where you can also get updates and view our past series such as the[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 1 with Kyle Ruddy (@ruddyvcp)

Kyle Ruddy kicks off the the #vBrownBag series on the VCP6 Foundation and DCV exams. In this episode, Kyle reviews section 1 of the VCP6 Foundation Exam blueprint. Section 1 Video You can find Kyle on Twitter @ruddyvcp and his blog http://thatcouldbeaproblem.com/ Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/[…]