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Moving from windows vCenter to vCSA 6.5 using the migration-assistant

Since the introduction of vCenter Server appliance (vCSA), there has always been a debate on which one is better (Windows based deployment or vCSA) and what one’s advantages over the other is. Folks at VMware have spent lot of their time

VMware Admiral – A whole new way of managing containers

VMware Admiral is a lightweight container management platform which is going to change the way we deploy and manage containers. It takes just couple of minutes to set it up. Admiral comes with a simple UI which has minimal but all the

How to fix user is not authorized error in vRealize Orchestrator (vRO)

Orchestrator is a great tool that can be used to automate day-to-day tasks in a virtualized environment. Nothing ruins someone’s day like spending many hours trying to get the orchestrator permissions fixed. I have always ran into this issue while configuring

VM Disaster Recovery using NAKIVO Backup & Replication v6.1

Disaster recovery (DR) is a process of protecting the workloads running on the primary site to another site known as the disaster recovery site. This keeps the application workloads up and running in case of a natural or any other kind

How to configure KEMP Load Balancer for vRA Distributed setup

I recently wrote a detailed blog post on how to setup a vRA 7.1 distributed setup using the silent installer. One of the important parts of setting up the distributed environment was configuring the  load balancer (LB). The LB distributes the

vRealize Automation 7.1 Distributed Setup using Silent Installer

VMware vRealize Automation 7.1 went GA last week. There are many improvements in this new version of vRA. The release notes summarizes all these updates and can be found here. Jad El-Zein has written a very good post on these features