I realise I am a little late to the party with 2017 reflection posts, but I am going to do one anyway. What an end to 2017! As those who follow me on twitter will know, I had an eventful Christmas this year. Don't get me wrong, I'm sure there were a heck a lot... Continue Reading →
Skills and Abilities Objective 4.1 - Configure and Manage Logical Firewall Services Configure Edge and Distributed Firewall rules according to a deployment plan: Create/configure Firewall rule sections for specific departments Create/configure Identity-based firewall (IDFW) for specific users/groups Configure SpoofGuard policies to enhance security Filter firewall rules to narrow a scope Objective Prerequisites The following prerequisites... Continue Reading →
Skills and Abilities Objective 6.3 - Configure and Manage Universal Logical Security Objects Configure Universal MAC Sets Configure Universal IP Sets Configure Universal Security Groups Configure Universal Services and Service Groups Configure Universal Firewall Rules Objective Prerequisites The following prerequisites are assumed for this Objective: A working VMware vSphere 6.x environment with 2 vCenter Servers... Continue Reading →
The VMware vExpert Cloud 2017 announcement has been released, and I am humbled to be recognised for community contributions in the cloud space. See the full vExpert announcement here.
Skills and Abilities Objective 6.1 - Configure Cross vCenter VMware NSX infrastructure components Configure NSX manager roles (Primary, Secondary, Standalone, Transit) according to a deployment plan: Assign Primary role to specified NSX Manager Assign Secondary role to specified NSX Manager(s) Deploy/Configure Universal Controller Cluster Configure Universal segment ID pools Create/Manage Universal transport zones Objective Prerequisites... Continue Reading →
In my constant strive to learn new technologies I have decided to create an unofficial study guide containing my notes for the VMware Specialist: vSAN Digital Badge exam. The Study Guide can be found here.
Wednesday night is PARTY night at VMworld Barcelona and who better to party with than friends, fellow #vExperts and the Kaiser Chiefs! Here is a selection of photo's from the party. The Kaiser Chiefs were a lot better than expected!
I am working away a lot at the moment in Paris, so this week was going to be one of the only opportunities I'm going to get to take exams before Christmas (scary fact - there is only 100 days left!) . So, after a jam packed 4 days at VMworld, I decided to end... Continue Reading →
Day 3 is the day after the VMworld Party and it is normally a very quiet day around VMworld. There is no General Session and a lot of people either do not attend any sessions or just leave the conference early. Personally, I only tend to minimize the sessions I go to on this day... Continue Reading →
For the second day running at VMworld 2017, I decided to sit outside of the General Session and watch it on the screen whilst sitting at table with my laptop. General Session The General Session on day 2 started with an attendee Q&A session with Pat Gelsinger, Sanjay Poonen and Ray O'Farrell. The questions covered... Continue Reading →