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Countdown To Veeam V7 With vCloud Director Support

I was talking to Rick Vanover a couple of weeks ago on Twitter and the topic of Veeam and vCloud Director came up.  Incidentally Rick is a member of one of my challenge groups for Les Mills Combat and is doing AWESOME and down about 20 pounds last time we talked.  So give him a WOOT on that next time you see him. ... Read More »

How To Configure vCloud Edge Gateway Protocols

First I wanted to say that I have had a lot of fun digging back into Software Defined Datacenter, (SDDC).  If you have not been able to tell I dove back in feet first with my recent vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud Case Study which I will also be presenting on the vBrown Bag this week.  Something I discussed in the process I glazed ... Read More »

Running VMware View PCoIP Inside vCloud Director 5.1

I’m actually surprised in the last few posts nobody has picked up on the fact I am showing some VMware View servers along with a View PCoIP desktop in my diagrams.  The fact of the matter is this is of course un-supported, but I wanted to see if it could be done.  The reasoning was pretty simple.  I wanted PCoIP ... Read More »

vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud Design Case Study

So all week I have been posting tidbits about the vCloud Director Hybrid cloud I have been building.  So what was my purpose for doing so?  Well I did it to make a couple of points of course the following is the final outcome formed into a bit of a case study that you can digest for a while.  The ... Read More »

How To Configure vCloud 5.1 Hybrid Cloud Site 2 Site VPN

In the process of building my experimental “MonsterCloud” vCloud Director Hybrid setup I obviously needed to do some site to site VPN between the following locations: VMware Eval Cloud  Stratogen Cloud My House The trick here is that this is now turning into a true Hybrid cloud as two sites are running vCloud Director, and my house is not.  It’s ... Read More »

How To Run vCloud Connector 2.0 Hosted With NAT

As I have been building out this crazy vCloud Director Hybrid setup in a few of the public clouds I am using from Virtacore, Stratogen, and the VMware Evaluation Cloud, I decided to try hosting all the vCloud Connector components in the various clouds.  One thing I remember from the vCloud Connector 1.0 days was the Server component was not ... Read More »

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