homelab

My vSphere 6.7 homelab upgrade experience

vSphere 6.7 was released several months ago, and I've been meaning to upgrade my homelab for a while now. vSphere 6.5 has been pretty rock-solid, but it's time [...]

Root password expired on vCenter VCSA 6.5

I thought I'd update my homelab's primary vCenter to the latest and greatest (6.5 update 1d), when I encountered an issue with the root password. The update [...]

Howto: Creating a CA template for VMware services

Having setup my lab's PKI infrastructure previously, one of the next steps I needed to complete was to create a template for certificates for VMware's products [...]

Howto: Configuring a homelab online subordinate CA

A quick recap of where I got to. I have an offline Root CA (well, it's still online because I'll need it in a minute) and I've created a website on my online [...]

Howto: Configuring a homelab offline Root CA

Self-signed SSL certificates are all well and good but they're not meant to be for the real world. The trust issues they cause can be a headache on customer [...]