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A Quick Fork in the Job Road

This year I switched jobs. Continue reading to learn a bit more about what I'm doing now.


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Let’s put it this way. I wasn’t looking for a new job. But due to an unforeseen curveball, I now work for Pure Storage. This wasn’t a planned move, but looking back (6 months now). I have no complaints!! I wish all of my friends and colleagues at Entrust the best of luck and I know we will see each other at future trade shows or somewhere else along our travels.

Did you know about vCenter API Commands?

In this post I'm going to cover the vCenter API Commands. These API Commands are accessible from the vCenter CLI. Intrigued? Read on...


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I recently wrote about a little issue where I had to quickly get my lab hosts and vCenter upgraded to vSphere 7.0U3k luckily vSphere Lifecycle Manager saved me. During that process I discovered in vCenter there are a bunch of API calls you can make directly from the CLI once you SSH into vCenter.

Synology: Creating a Remote Mount between two Synology NAS arrays

This post will walk through the steps create a remote mount between two Synology NAS arrays. Why would you want to do this? Well, read on...


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Synology Logo Introduction It’s no mystery that I run a homelab for personal and work purposes. I’m also lucky to own two Synology NAS arrays. My first NAS unit is a DS414. It’s a bit old, but it continues to hum along nicely. I need to make some time to upgrade the firmware on it.

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