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Congratulations to all of the 2020 vExperts

I am humbled and honored to have been accepted into this community for the third time. A warm #Congratulations to all of the 2020 vExperts who received the award this year

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Adapting to change

Get this – LOL Moment on my part: I am a Linux Desktop user at home for almost two (2) years now. In this time I have a need to run virtual machines not only in my lab but on my workstation computers where I “need” to use an application that only runs under the […]

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VMware Recertification Policy Update | February 5, 2019

VMware just announced Changes to VMware Recertification Policy – Removal of 2 Year Requirement As of February 5, 2019, VMware Certification will no longer have a mandatory recertification requirement. Now, you have the choice of when to recertify, rather than be required to do so every two years. Certifications will still retire, so recertification is […]

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Veeam, vSphere 6.5, Restore job failed Error: A specified parameter was not correct: spec.vmProfile

Just a tech short on how to get past the following error: Restore job failed Error: A specified parameter was not correct: spec.vmProfile. This was encountered when testing backups via the Veeam console This error could also be seen in vCenter   After some digging around I was able to get a better understanding of why it was occurring. […]

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Removing a Orphaned Virtual Machine from vRealize Automation

**** ATTENTION !!! **** **** Please be sure to BACKUP any related databases   The following steps provide information on removing virtual machines from VMWare vRealize Automation (vRA). These steps are to be used when the following conditions exist: A virtual machine that is being managed without being deleted from the endpoint. You want to […]

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Set up the Default Domain for vCenter Single Sign-On | Tech-Short

vCenter Single Sign by default requires the user to specify the domain during authentication with vCenter. Example: JERMSMIT\admin or admin@JERMSMIT.LAB. You can eliminate the need to insert the domain in the username by following the following steps.   Log in to the vSphere Web Client as administrator@vsphere.local or as another user with vCenter Single Sign-On administrator […]