4 01, 2017

Error while joining machine to domain: Logon Failure: The target account name is incorrect

By | January 4th, 2017|Active Directory|0 Comments

While rejoining one of my machines to the domain, I saw the following error: The following error occurred attempting to join the domain Logon Failure: The target account name is incorrect which I am sure you can guess, was completely wrong as I've being using the domain and the account in question for years. Clearly, something [...]

23 12, 2016

My AWS Certified Developer – Associate – Prep and Exam

By | December 23rd, 2016|AWS|0 Comments

  Earlier in the week, I passed my AWS Certified Developer - Associate exam so here's a quick post about what I studied and the exam experience. Apologies in advance for people who have read my last post and some of the text is repeated but I am writing this for a new reader too. Like [...]

21 10, 2016

VMworld Europe 2016 – Thursday (Last)

By | October 21st, 2016|Virtualization, VMworld|0 Comments

Thursdays are different to the other days. There's no General Session so VMvillage opens earlier. I checked out from my place early and got to the venue. It pays to be early on Thursday as almost everyone has luggage to store in the morning. The staff is great as they are extremely quick in taking it [...]

20 10, 2016

VMworld Europe 2016 – Wednesday

By | October 20th, 2016|Virtualization, VMworld|0 Comments

I am writing this post in a hurry as last night, I sat on the bed to check Twitter and next thing I knew, it was 06:30 in the morning! VMworld is great but it does take a toll on you as the week goes by. Wednesday was a little more organised than the day before [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Security

By | October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

VMware has stated this vision to deliver: Comprehensive Security with End to End Datacenter Protection in a way that makes security easy to manage We all know that corners are cut with security when controls are too difficult and cumbersome to implement. If made simple and easy, there's a greater chance of achieving end-to-end security for [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5

By | October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized, vCenter, VMworld, vSphere|1 Comment

vSphere 6 brought a huge number of changes upon release. They not only included changes to it's architecture but there great new features as well that made vSphere Architects very excited. That was about a year and a half ago and so a major update was due. Enter vSphere 6.5: It introduces so many new features [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Availability and Performance

By | October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

You're going to love this. Availability and Performance features have always been the strong point of vSphere and what we all fell in love with. VMware has always made sure to make improvements in this area and this version is no different. There are improvements in four major areas: High Availability (HA) Fault Tolerance (FT) [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Lifecycle Management

By | October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

With vSphere 6.5, VMware has made some improvements to the lifecycle management of vSphere, which will significantly improve the experience when upgrading to future versions and make the process less stressful. The changes are in these three areas: Update Manager Host Profiles Auto Deploy Update Manager I mentioned integration of Update Manager with VCSA 6.5 in my [...]