#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Puppet with Jeremy Adams

Jeremy Adams joins us to present the ProfessionalVMware.com #vBrownBag DevOps session on Puppet. Follow along in the homework to deploy the Puppet learning VM and see how you can create manifests to do things like patch systems for Heartbleed. Video Homework Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/[…]

vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) 5.0 – Active Directory Integration

I’ve talked about vMA and Active Directory (AD) integration before, also upgrading and troubleshooting it. This time out, we’re going to talk about doing this on vMA 5.0. I’ll start with the assumption that you’ve deployed vMA already. Attaching vMA 5.0 to Active Directory (AD) Make sure vMA is in DNS Make sure vMA is[…]

Time Keeps on Slipping… Time Keeping Best Practices for Linux

Had a situation in which time in a Linux guest kept creeping about, slower, faster, etc. To the point where NTP wasn’t helping before. This in turn, like all good questions, turned me to that which is the holy oracle of all knowledge: Google. Google, showed me that I am not alone in my struggles,[…]

Screenshot Tour: VMware Converter 4 Beta – Linux Conversion

Screenshot Tour: VMware Converter 4 Beta – Linux Conversion After some fighting, I was unable to get the Windows Converter 4 package installed on my XP VM. However, I did have some great success in installing Converter 4 and converting an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS virtual machine. These screenshots begin after converter is installed. We has[…]