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PowerCLI: Linked VMs Refresh

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

And here is the follow up script for the pre-prod environment. This script can be scheduled to run daily to provide a fresh pre-production or test environment when your team arrives in the office. #============================================================================= # Script : Pre-Production environment refresh # Author ...

PowerCLI: Linked VMs

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

My current employer has a pre-production environment that is being refreshed nightly from production using a PowerCLI script. I started looking into it, to better understand the inner workings and to see if I could improve things. The objective is to have a pre-production environment that is an identical copy of ...

VCAP5-DCA update…

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Well, I was planning on taking the exam in september but life events prevented me from reaching that goal. I had to undergo surgery twice for a detached retina in my right eye, with bedrest and impaired vision, I haven't been much in a study mood. I also recently changed job, leaving ...

Customized AutoLab for VCAP5-DCA

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

I have been busy for the past few weeks deconstructing and customizing the Autolab (http://www.labguides.com/) to suit my needs. I will start preparing for the VCAP5-DCA exam mid-may and while going through the blueprint, I will build a lab workbook to help myself and others prepare for the exam. I wanted ...

VCAP5-DCD Update

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Exam passed! I took the exam this morning and boy was that a beast. Even though I read all of the above, I felt unprepared for the exam as I went through it. Some parts were more technical than I expected (it's a design cert isn't it??) and some of ...

VCAP5-DCD Certification

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

I am currently preparing for the VMware design certification for vSphere 5. I thought I would list here the resources I am using and hopefully what will result in a pass :) This is the actual order I have used the materials. My approach to studying any topic is usually ...