Top5 underrated features in Veeam v10

Hi Everyone, last year was a busy year and it has been a while since my last post. Glad to found some time to introduce you to some underrated features with the upcoming Veeam release. Veeam v10 is right around the corner. If you follow the social media you will see great discussions around the new big bang, high gliss features like NAS backup, Capacity tier enhancements and so on. But v10 is much more! It is one of the biggest releases in Veeam history with tons of new features and enhancements.

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Resizing VCSA 6.7 default configuration

You deployed a vCenter in a tiny configuration because initialy you didn’t have enough storage available or the demand for it and now you want to resize the appliance? Then this post is for you

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Generating crypt compliant password hashes for ESXi 6.7

Eventually you already stumbled upon the ESXi way of storing it’s local passwords. Maybe because you ran into the /etc/shadow file and realized it’s just how any Linux executes this task. Or maybe because you planned to perform a scripted install using a kickstart file, and wondered what format that --iscrypted option of the rootpw parameter expects. Whatever the reason you’re here: we’ll talk in more detail about it in this post.

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2018-12-05 VMware VMworld 2018

Last month i was able to attend my second VMworld Europe in Barcelona as a VMware TAM and i thought it would be a great idea to summarise this for you. So let’s see what has been announced and get some insights what was my job at VMworld within VMware Hands-On Labs, TAM Customer Day and TAM Customer Central.

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ESXi scripted install fails on UEFI

It’s late in the evening and: oh boy, did we have fun troubleshooting UEFI **** again. This time it’s related to ESXi scripted install with UEFI Secure Boot turned on. Chances are, if you stumbled over this post, you’re running into the same issue.

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