Ubuntu Graylog2 Auto Install Script – Video

I wanted to throw together a video real quick to demonstrate how easy Graylog2 can be installed using my Ubuntu auto-install script. This video will augment the following post which is a very popular post. Enjoy!

NexentaStor 4.0.1 GA Released today

NexentaStor 4.x has finally made it to GA as of today. I will be evaluating if it makes sense to make the move yet or not prior to upgrading my actual production lab array. Keep in mind that this is Continue reading

Build TFTP Server for ESXi Installs

So it has been a while since I have built a TFTP server and the opportunity came up to do this again to do some ESXi deployments. I wanted the ability to do interactive installations as well as fully automated Continue reading

Solarwinds Web UI Issues with Google Chrome

So in the past few days, I have witnessed on two different environments when trying to connect to certain components of Solarwinds using Google Chrome you will see the following. Obviously this is a pain because the page will not Continue reading

VMware and Hyper-V Visio Stencils

For any of you ever looking for some great FREE Visio stencils you can head over to Veeam and download them for free. They have stencils for VMware and Hyper-V both. So head on over and get yours now. http://www.veeam.com/vmware-esx-stencils.html Continue reading

Get your VSAN, Get your VSAN now!

Yes, you heard it correct. VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) is now GA as of 03/11/2014. VMware released VMware ESXi 5.5 U1 and vCenter Server 5.5 U1 which includes the VSAN GA bits. VSAN resides in the native ESXi 5.5 kernel Continue reading

Voting is live for the top 50 Virtualization Blogs for 2014

The annual voting for the top 50 virtualization blogs for 2014 is now open. Every year Eric Siebert takes a lot of time and puts this together over at vSphere-land. I have contributed to the voting over the years and Continue reading

Purge Syslog and Trap alerts from Solarwinds DB

I was getting overloaded on the number of syslog messages in my Solarwinds DB and needed to purge them. So I wanted to share with other’s what MS SQL Server query to execute to do this. I purged everything older Continue reading