Addressing errors when using vRA 7.4 Guest Agent

Having upgraded my vRA instance in my HomeLab to 7.4 not long after it GA'd, I recently decided to create some nice, new templates as well. You know, latest patches, hardware, basic config etc. I won't bore you with exactly how I installed Windows, patched it or configured it. The relevant part of the process to this article was the installation of the [...]

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Some vRO IP address actions

I just wanted to take this opportunity to share a few vRO actions from my library that I've recently tidied up. Some started life as scriptable tasks in other workflows but it [...]

South West UK VMUG – 22nd February 2017

I was absent from the VMUG scene for the entirety of 2016 for a number of reasons. I'm determined to make amends this year and I'm jumping in at the deep end! A week from [...]

vRetreat: Cohesity Overview

At the recent vRetreat at Silverstone, I experienced three technical presentations / Q&A sessions from the event sponsors. One of these, Cohesity, I was charged with [...]

vRetreat Silverstone 2017

So, it went something like this: Patrick - "Do you want to drive some Porsches at a blogging event?" Me - "Nom nom nom." (That's the sound of me biting his arm off.) Ok, it [...]

VMworld 2017 – Call for papers is open!

VMware have a gift for you this Valentine's day. VMworld 2017 call for papers is open today! This year, VMworld US and VMworld Europe are closer together. Only two weeks [...]