Dec 05

TAM Lab 006 – vCenter Server Converge Tool

Brian Wuchner (@bwuch) demonstrated the vCenter Server Converge Tool in the 6.7 U1 VCSA to convert an external Platform Services Controller (PSC) into an embedded configuration.

NOTE: This video is roughly 1 hour 15 minutes in length so it would be worth blocking out some time to watch it!

Rating: 5/5


Dec 01

Lifecycle of a Log Message in vRealize Log Insight

This video describes the end-to-end life cycle of a log message in vRealize Log Insight from the time a message is sent, received and processed to storage and deletion options.

Rating: 5/5


Nov 21

vRealize Network Insight Overview

See how VMware vRealize Network Insight delivers intelligent operations for software-defined networking and security to help IT maximize their NSX investments.

Rating: 5/5


Nov 11

TAM Lab 004 – vRA 7.5 Deployment via Lifecycle Manager

Deployment of a minimal configuration of vRealize Automation 7.5 via vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager in Steve Tilkens’ (@stevetilkens) lab. The install did complete successfully despite some challenges getting through the pre-validation checks.

NOTE: This video is roughly 1 hour in length so it would be worth blocking out some time to watch it!

Rating: 5/5


Nov 11

VMware TAM Lab Program Overview

Quick overview video which outlines the VMware TAM Lab program. In the video we discussed the following items: Purpose/Mission, Benefits, Session Examples, Social Channels, Customer Facing, Call to Action.

Rating: 5/5


Oct 17

vRealize Network Insight 5.0 Release – Deep Dive

Network Insight version 5.0 has just been released and it’s one of the biggest releases ever. Including Branch visibility using SD-WAN and the Azure Public Cloud support, this video gives you a deep dive into these, but also all the other new features in version 5.0. Strap in for a 60-minute overview.

NOTE: This video is roughly 55 minutes in length so it would be worth blocking out some time to watch it!

Rating: 5/5


May 05

Tips and tricks on Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) for managing Virtual SAN environment

Continuing with our KBTV Webinar Series, in this latest KBTV Webinar you will learn some great tips and tricks you can use in Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) for managing a Virtual SAN environment. Covered in this video demonstration are various commands that can be used within Ruby vSphere Console (RVC), including:
“vsan.disks_stats” Useful for capacity planning, management of disk groups and monitoring the health of physical disks
“vsan.check_state” Useful for troubleshooting data unavailability situations and understanding object health in the VSAN cluster
“vsan.resync_dashboard” Useful for visibility into data resync when changing storage policies
“vsan.whatif_host_failures” Useful for capacity planning on future VSAN nodes and understanding VSAN’s ability to tolerate node failures.

Rating: 5/5


May 03

Troubleshooting Tips for vSAN

This video was live streamed from the Education & Certification Lounge at VMworld 2017.

Rating: 5/5


May 03

How to capture performance statistics using vSAN Observer for VMware vSAN

This video tutorial demonstrates and shows how to capture performance statistics using vSAN Observer for VMware Virtual SAN. For additional information see VMware Knowledge Base article 2064240 at https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2064240
While watching this video you will see the necessary steps to launch, collect and display Virtual SAN Observer (vSAN Observer) performance charts and information for VMware Virtual SAN (vSAN). VSAN Observer is designed to capture performance statistics for a Virtual SAN Cluster and provide access through a web browser and capture the statistics for customer use or for VMware Technical Support.

Rating: 5/5


Jan 06

Scripted ESXi Installation

Scripted installation is an efficient way to provision multiple ESXi host. This video explains how to use a kickstart file to install or upgrade ESXi. Both Shift-O invocation and PXE boot are supported.

Rating: 5/5