Ubuntu 12.04 Graylog2 Installation

I recently wanted to check out Graylog2 for gathering syslog messages because I have heard good things about it. Well the issue was that I was not able to find any good articles on how to accomplish this. I did find Continue reading Ubuntu 12.04 Graylog2 Installation

Virtualized Internet Firewall With HA and DRS

I wanted to throw this together real quick and explain how to accomplish running a virtualized firewall (PFSense, Astaro, etc.). The goal to accomplish here is to use your cable/dsl internet connection with the ability to vmotion across VMware hosts Continue reading Virtualized Internet Firewall With HA and DRS

First issue with Nakivo Backup and Replication

Just went through the setup and built the first backup job and it ran without issue. Was going to test a restore and ran into an issue already. Unless I am missing something it appears that it does not support Continue reading First issue with Nakivo Backup and Replication

Veeam Backup and Replication to Nexenta NFS

In my testing so far I have decided to throw this together as a valid scenario which could be a good solution, but obviously open to additional feedback and testing. And I know I am not the first to do Continue reading Veeam Backup and Replication to Nexenta NFS

Deploying VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.1

In this guide we will be deploying the VMware vCenter Server Appliance. You can get this from the downloads at vmware.com. I will also be deploying this in VMware workstation in this guide, but the recommended way is to deploy Continue reading Deploying VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.1

Create and Migrate Standard vSwitches to Distributed Switches in vSphere 5.1

In this scenario we will be migrating existing standard vswitches to distributed switches. This scenario also includes iSCSI vmkernel ports which we will be moving as well. There is no audio in this video so it is just video only. Continue reading Create and Migrate Standard vSwitches to Distributed Switches in vSphere 5.1