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Jerry Wilkin
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A New Day, A New Blog
Just a quick note to let everyone know that I have decided to post articles related to VMware, virtualization and cloud computing to a new blog:   http://vmclouds.e-wilkin.com I will leave current posts as-is but new content will be posted to the new blog. ...
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New NAS Build Update 1
After working with Rockstor and weighing my options with HDDs, I've decided to go a slightly different direction... NAS OS I'm a big CentOS fan.  I also have been wanting to learn more about Docker and BTRFS.  This makes Rockstor with its "Rock-ons" and BTR...
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Time for a (NAS) Change
I have been running the DVR feature of Plex for several months now.  During the same time the message "this server is not powerful enough to convert video" kept popping up intermittently preventing some videos from playing.  Oddly enough, it doesn't happen ...
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VMworld 2016: The End of an Era
I sadly report that I will not be attending VMworld 2016 this year.  This will be the first conference I've missed - "13" really is an unlucky number!  I was not selected per the criteria my organization used to determine who goes and who stays.  I respect ...
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Enabling the Digital Enterprise: VMware Announcements
VMware made several major product announcements this week and I'm super-excite about some of the improvements and new features coming our way. Our EUC team is really firing on all cylinders and continues to update and integrate products.  In this case AirWa...
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vROps Alert: One or more ports on the Distributed Port Group are experiencing network contention due to dropped packets
Here is a vROps problem experienced by one of my customers: Alert: One or more ports are experiencing network connection (One or more ports on the Distributed Port Group are experiencing network contention due to dropped packets) There was no evidence in vC...
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Horizon View Restart/Reboot Sequence
View admins - please make sure you restart View infrastructure servers in the proper order for fastest uptime!  I recently had a customer that rebooted vCenter and View servers in an effort to fix an apparent connection problem.  When they did not appear to...
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VMworld 2014 Recap
Well, VMworld 2015 is next week so I guess I'd better get this one published!  I actually found this sitting in my drafts, I was waiting for a picture to come through which took so long I forgot to go back and publish it after receiving it!  So here it is i...
VMworld 2014 Recap
VMworld 2014 Recap
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