// This is a guest post by Jeremy (@nakedhitman) vRealize Operations offers a number of options for user authentication and permission management, but does not do a great job describing the differences between them and why you should care. Most of the options are fairly easy to understand, but the vCenter authentication source is special and can … More Understanding Authentication in vRealize Operations
vRealize Operations (formerly known as vCenter Operations Manager) is an indispensable tool for monitoring a VMware environment. The upgrade process between recent versions is riddled with pitfalls, however. Here, I will cover the process and make notes of all the gotchas so that you can have as smooth of an experience as possible. The upgrade … More Upgrading vRealize Operations
// This is a guest post by Jeremy (@nakedhitman) If you are a VMware user that has discovered the joys and simplicity of Virtual Appliances, you have probably run in to applications built on top of VMware Studio’s VAMI utilities. VAMI is the background service that provides the administration page for configuring and updating VMware Studio-based appliances. … More Updating Appliances Offline? Sure!