Cisco Announces its Software Defined Network – Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

So when I did my VMworld 2013 Europe round up, I mentioned that it was strange to see that Cisco were not one of the supported partners for NSX and I hinted at the possibility of Cisco having something SDN up their sleeves (also from rumours heard from Cisco employees)..... And so at the beginning … Continue reading Cisco Announces its Software Defined Network – Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

Getting Network Adapter information using PowerCLI

So recently I was asked for a list of MAC addresses for all the VMs in my demo environment... Didn't really want to do this manually by going into each VM and checking the hardware settings, so thought I'd see if I can find some PowerCLI commands that will do the job...... After a short … Continue reading Getting Network Adapter information using PowerCLI

vCenter Server 5.5.0a Released

Hmm.... an update to 5.5 already!Release notes here:https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere5/doc/vsphere-vcenter-server-550a-release-notes.htmlIf you're using the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) and have already upgraded from 5.1 to 5.5, then updating the appliance is a very simple process if your vCSA is able to connect out to the internet:Note: this update process will reboot your vCSA so you will lose connectivity … Continue reading vCenter Server 5.5.0a Released