Jimmy Mankowitz

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Passed the VMware Certified Implementation Expert 6 – Network Virtualization Exam

Sorry for not posting anything in a while, I have been studying alot for the VMware Certified Implementation Expert 6 – Network Virtualization Exam, and yesterday I passed it with 383/500 points needed. I just recieved my 2 new badges from Acclaim regarding the certifications that I now have recieved from Vmware. Here I will descibe my …

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Problems with installing NSX Components on Hosts without correct DNS set.

Today I was encountered with a problem that took me a while to understand. I was going to prepare a Compute Cluster with the NSX Components, vxlan and vxlan-sip vibs in NSX Manager. The problem was that it always failed and did not want to install the vibs. The errors that were displayed are shown below. …

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Part II – Setup full vCenter with NSX Environment vAPP in vCloud Director

In this continuing post I will continue with the installation of the second DC site called DC2. Here is the overall picture of how it will look like when done in vCenter.

Part I – Setup full vCenter with NSX Environment vAPP in vCloud Director

In this Blog post I will setup a full vCenter with NSX Environment. The Setup is going to contain 1 Domain Controller based on Windows Server 2016 1 RDS Remote Desktop Server used for maintaining the environment 2 Management ESXi hosts 2 Compute ESXi hosts 1 Openfiler iSCSI VM used to provision shared storage to …

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Random ESXCLI commands

ESXCLI Commands: Here are some random esxcli commands that are useful when working with vSphere and Hosts. The commands also are very good to learn when studying to the VCAP6-DCV Deploy, Vmware Certified Advanced Professional 6 certification. Autodeploy: add-esxsoftwaredepot c:/files/esxi6.0.zip get-esximageprofile new-deployrule -Name ”deployment” -Item ”ESX-image”, ”Staging host” -pattern ”ipv4=” add-deployrule -Deployrule ”deployment” get-deployruleset -active …

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Create a XaaS in vRealize Orchestrator for vRealize Automation and NSX

This week I have dedicated myself of how to create a Workflow in vRealize Orchestrator inorder to create a XaaS, Anything as a Service blueprint in vRealize Automation. The problem is this: I have created a multi-machine blueprint in vRA see previous post that creates Windows VMs behind an Edge Loadbalancer. Now I want to make sure …

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VCP6-NV VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualization Exam

Today I passed the VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualization Exam. Here are my recommendations to pass the exam: Attend the course NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] Study and follow the Blueprint  Do Hands on Labs and search the documentation for the labs at: http://docs.hol.vmware.com and filter to NSX.  

Create Multimachine Blueprint with vRealize Automation and VMware NSX


1st Virt blog

Welcome to my new Blog. I will focus on delivering things that I myself am experiencing in my daily work as a Virtualization Consultant in Sweden. My main interests are working with Vmware products of different kind. I tend to focus on the latest and most challanging products that have a future in todays ever …

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