Uninstalling Site Recovery Manager 6.X

I had a situation where one of my SRM installs would not start. Support could not figure out the issue but thought that there may be something corrupted in the database. I had been reconfiguring my SRM installs anyways so I decided to uninstall. First off, uninstall and reinstall per http://pubs.vmware.com/srm-61/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/srm-install-config-6-1.pdf does not seem to… Read More »

Category: SRM

Smaller vCenter Log Bundles through dmp file cleanup

After upgrading one of my vCenters to 6.0u1 (and subsequently to 6.0u2), I noticed that the vCenter log bundles progressively grew larger and larger. So large that I could no longer upload them to sftpsite.vmware.com through the browser. I had to upload the logs via FTP (which would often timeout). I asked support if there… Read More »

Semi-Famous Code

I was making some random comments on twitter to other VMworld attendees and I got an odd reply: @ikiris Your name looks familiar. Do you have a blog with PowerCLI code on it? — Jason Boche (@jasonboche) September 2, 2016 Sure I have some PowerCLI code, not very much but there are a few nuggets.… Read More »

VMworld 2016: Post-Show thoughts

Now that VMworld is in the books, I want to reflect on how this show went for me personally and what vibe I got from it. VSAN is everywhere and is the jump-off point (and beach head) for everything else VMware VMware announced VMware Cloud Foundation (VSAN, NSX, SDDC Manager) as the way to host… Read More »

VMworld 2016: Thursday

General Session Archaeology via Satellite -> Really cool stuff that can be done via satellite and aerial imaging to unearth old stuff and new. A big focus was on crowdsourcing the tracking of archaeological damage to sites in Egypt DIY Robots -> 3d-printing a robot in two hours including the app needed to control it.… Read More »