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[INFO] How a vCloud Director Export Actually Works

The question of “How does a vCloud Director Export Actually work?” came up yesterday from a fellow VCDX, Mark Achtemichuk.  I was pretty sure I had the right answer based on the work I did around the vCloud clone/copy process a couple of months back.  However, I did inquire with an …

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Thanks To The Top 25 vBlog Voters

I wanted to take a moment to thank all the voters this year that took the time to vote on the top 25 vBlogs.  As always my good friends Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, and Alan Renouf were tops on the list.  When I found out I was nominated I was humbled, …

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How To Change IP Addresses on vCloud Applications

Last week at Partner Exchange Duncan Epping and I presented a little deeper insight into the SRM solution we published earlier in the week.  One great question that came up was about the processes to change the IP addresses on the various vCloud infrastructure after the failover happens.  We mentioned …

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[INFO] Reactions to the vCloud SRM Solution

Yesterday we recorded a short video with Kenny Coleman, Lane Leverett, and Jason Nash to hear some of their opinions of the vCloud SRM solution.  We wanted to see how some attendees reacted to the initial solution overview.  We hope to have more details coming out in the near future, …

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Disaster Recovery in vCloud Director

Note: This is a re-post of the article written for the VMware vCloud Blogs. This article assumes the reader has knowledge of vCloud Director, Site Recovery Manger, and vSphere. It will not go in to depth on some topics, we would like to refer to the Site Recovery Manager, vCloud Director …

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How To Handle Patch Management in vCloud Director

I have gotten this question a few times and I have seen it on a number of emails.  I wanted to take a moment to address this because there seems to be some confusion on just how to manage your deployed vApps, but also the ones in the vCloud Catalogs.  For the …

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How To Resolve the BackupBuddy HTTP LoopBack Error

This error has been messing with me for some time since installing BackupBuddy on my WordPress blog site.  You can find some information on this from the BackupBuddy Wiki, but how to fix it is limited.  It basically says call your hosting company, or enable WordPress Alternate CRON HTTP Loopback …

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How To Add CDN to Your WordPress Blog Site

Recently as I have been tweaking, tuning, and pretty much been tinkering with my various blog sites I decided to jump into the realm of Content Delivery Network integration within WordPress.  So why is this something you may be interested in?  Well I for one tend to write articles with …

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