Extensibility course in vRA / vRO (Feb 2018)

A new vRA / vRO Extensibility course is scheduled to be held in the UK in February 2018. It will provide detailed information on how to leverage the power of vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator. I should point out that it's a beta course, so it may not be 100% polished and pristine. However, the course is focussed on version 7.3 of both [...]

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Communication with the virtual machine may have been interrupted

I was trying to power up a new VM on an ESX 3.5 host just now and I got the following error: "A general system error ocurred: The system returned an error. Communication with [...]

VI Toolkit 1.5 Released

Just as I was getting to grips with PowerShell and the VI Toolkit 1.0, out pops a new version. Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining - I'm downloading! See the release [...]

Draw your VI in Visio with vDiagram

Alan Renouf is a busy man and always seems to be one step ahead of the game. This is certainly true of his latest creation - vDiagram. Many of you may be familiar with the [...]

VI3 Reference Card

Never leave home without it. No, it's not an Amex card, it's the VI3 Reference Card written by Forbes Guthrie. A lot of things on this little gem pop up or are useful in the [...]

Speed Cameras

Why oh why do people slow down for speed cameras? On a dual carriageway with a central reservation the speed limit is 70mph. A speed camera on this road will only take your [...]