VMware Certified Associate 6 VCA6-DCV

I got notification from VMware today that they have released VMware Certified Associate 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCA6-DCV). There are no course requirements, but PLEASE! for your own sake go through the FREE Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals online class. The class will help you remember what VMware wants you to think, remember and their angle on […]

Veeam User Group Denmark first meeting

I am very proud to announce that Mads Fog and I have formed Veeam User Group Denmark. The first meeting will be on Friday the 13th March 2015 and you can find the full agenda here.   We are also very VERY proud to announce a special guest: Mr. Rick Vanover aka Rickatron, Product Strategy […]

Veeam Error: Cannot assign available PCI slot to ethernet5

Some time ago I was on-site with a customer going through their Veeam Backup & Replication deployment. One topic was to get the customer setup with SureBackup for automated recovery testing. The Proxy Appliance deployed deployed by Veeam by default is Virtual Hardware Version 4 (so it could support older ESX/ESXi 3.X hosts). That limits […]

Home lab: Part 1 – What hardware?

For a very long time my homelab consisted of the following equipment: Host: Lenovo T61 laptop which is now gone, so sorry I do no longer have the exact specifications. Switch: D-Link DGS-1216T Shared storage (NFS): QNAP TS-639 However when this was originally setup, my role was as a IT consultant at a small value […]