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Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter

Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter

I am currently working on a fully new homelab environment running on Dell Poweredge hardware and considered the implementation of a plugin into my VMware vCenter server. Looking into other solutions it shows, in my opinion, that there is no software/hardware which is as tightly cooperating […]


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Quick Tip – How to retrieve deleted VM history?

Quick Tip – How to retrieve deleted VM history?

Quick Tip – How to retrieve deleted VM history?

Here is another question that can be solved by leveraging vCenter Server Events, which provides a lot of useful information, especially for historical operations and auditing purposes. Simliar to identifying where a VM was cloned from use case, we can also use vCenter events to retrieve the historical events for all VM deletions for a […]


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E100-9W – A new fanless Supermicro “NUC” platform

E100-9W – A new fanless Supermicro “NUC” platform

At the end of 2020, I had published a blog article which covers the latest Supermicro kits that are being used and others that can be used for both VMware Homelabs as well as for production workloads. The article was very well received, especially as this is a topic that I frequently get […]


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ESXi on 11th Gen Intel NUC (Panther Canyon) &…

ESXi on 11th Gen Intel NUC (Panther Canyon) &…

The highly anticipated 11th Generation Intel NUCs based on the new Tiger Lake processors has just been announced by Intel and I am excited to share my first hand experience with this new NUC platform. There are currently two models in the new 11th Gen lineup: the Intel NUC 11 Performance […]


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Automate VMware Template Patching for Windows

Automate VMware Template Patching for Windows – Virtualization Howto

Automate VMware Template Patching for Windows

The more operational tasks that can be automated, the more time vSphere administrators can accomplish other objectives—one of the tasks that can take time out of a busy schedule VMware template patching. VMware vSphere templates are a great way to save time to deploy new machines. However, these nee


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