How to Backup a VMware Virtual Machine (VM) with a Synology DS920+

The purpose of this blog post is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to backup a VMware Virtual Machine (VM) using Active Backup for Business on my Synology DS920+. This VM is currently found on a physical server (Dell PowerEdge R720). The Active for Business software can be installed from the Synology Package... Continue Reading →

Creating a Windows 11 Virtual Machine with vSphere7

The purpose of this blog post is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to configure and install a Windows 11 virtual machine with VMware vSphere 7. This VM will be configured on a physical server (Dell PowerEdge R720) which includes the following hardware: 384GB RAM2 x e5-2620 v2Dual SD module w\ 16GB SD... Continue Reading →

How to install Nutanix CE on vSphere7

The purpose of this blog post (in collaboration with fellow Nutanix NTC Anwar Khan) is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to configure the Nutanix Community Edition (CE) on vSphere 7. The community edition ISO, metadata file, and the Prism Central tar files can be found and downloaded from the Nutanix Community site.... Continue Reading →

VeeamON 2021

VeeamON 2021 for North America and EMEA is scheduled for May 25-26. Each day will begin with an Opening General Session followed by breakouts, exhibits, and live expert sessions. For more information including times for each please click here. Additionally you will find information about the EMEA and APAC events. VeeamON2021 To register, please go... Continue Reading →

Do. Or do not. There is no try.

I've been blessed to expand my career in ways I could not have conceived 5+ years ago. They include speaking engagements at #VeeamOn with fellow Veeam Vanguards, VMUG UserCons, hosting the VMUG Unfiltered podcast, writing engagements for Aruba Networks, THWACK, Runecast, GestaltIT, and Tech Field Day. In addition to this, the various tech advocacy\influencer groups... Continue Reading →

Duo and Okta

The purpose of this blog post is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to configure the Duo mobile app and OKTA Admin portal to ensure two-factor authentication (i.e. 2FA) is enabled which provides protection for your OKTA environment. For official DUO guidance, please review Duo and OKTA which can be found here.Log into... Continue Reading →

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