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505-288-9819 After deploying and configuring the Harbor tile in Pivotal Ops Manager, I ran into a couple of issues with certificates. The first was encountered when I was  trying to login to harbor from an Ubuntu VM where I was running all of my PKS and BOSH commands. It was also the VM where I pulled my container  images, and the VM from which I now wanted to [...]

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PKS and NSX-T: Error: Timed out pinging after 600 seconds

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I'm still playing with PKS 1.3 and NSX-T 2.3.1 in my lab. One issue that I kept encountering was that when on deploying my Kubernetes cluster, my master and worker nodes kept Anglo-teutonic

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At VMworld last year, Duncan Epping and I presented on the power of Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM for short). You can find all of the slides and recordings here. One [...]

Reviewing PKS logs and status

After a bit of a sabbatical, I am back to looking PKS (Pivotal Container Service) again. I wanted to look at the new version 1.3, but I had to do a bit of work on my 5132255500

Degraded Device Handling (DDH) Revisited

Degraded Device Handling (DDH) or Dying Disk Handling as it was formerly known, is a feature that has been available in vSAN for some time. However, I regularly get questions [...]

vSAN Erasure Coding Failure Handling

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I had a very interesting question recently about how vSAN handles a failure in an object that is running with an erasure coding configuration. In the case of vSAN this is [...]

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I am delighted to announce the availability of our newly updated VMware vSAN 6.7U1 Deep Dive book. This is the 3rd edition of the book. As the title states, this book's [...]

NFS TCP Connections on vSphere revisited

Some time back, nearly 6 years ago in fact, I wrote about how you might hit the NFS maximum value for the number of connections you can have per IP address when mounting a lot [...]