Category Archives: General

vSAN and memory usage alerts for home labs

After using NFS-based storage in my home lab for a number of years, I wanted to try out vSAN. This was to play with the technology itself, as well as to make my storage a little faster where needed for … Continue reading

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Upgrade vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.x to 6.7

I’ve been running a vCenter 6.0u2 appliance (VCSA) since my home lab was built in 2016. Its been very stable, and with the issues of the early 6.5 versions I’ve been reluctant to upgrade. With 6.7 being released earlier this … Continue reading

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Intel NUC power adapter issue?

I purchased an Intel NUC5i3RYK around 4 weeks ago from Austins in Perth, and decided to put it together this afternoon while home sick. No joy, wouldn’t power up. No lights coming on, and no error beeps (via headphone socket) … Continue reading

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#vForumAU 2014 Sydney

Its that time of the year again – vForum Sydney! Highlights for me will be vSAN and EVO:RAIL tech talks, with a good mix of Software-Defined Storage and policy-based management thrown in as well. Maybe I’ll see you down there … Continue reading

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