Creating public IP space on VMware Integrated OpenStack

I’ve been playing with VMware Integrated OpenStack for a couple of days now and i’m really impressed. VMware created a solution that takes a reasonably difficult product and made it a lot easier. There is still a lot to be done, i’ll admit that, but it’s going the right way. One of the things i… Read More »

Writing custom SATP claimrules

I’ve been using HP 3PAR systems for a couple of years now and the documentation is quite extensive. So for creating your own custom SATP claimrule HP/3PAR created a very simple one-liner that will automatically ensure that all your LUN’s are configured correctly. Now since a few day’s we’ve also acquired an HP EVA P6550… Read More »

Windows 2012(R2) MPIO

MPIO in Windows works a bit different then i’m used to on VMware. Where VMware almost always detects this out of the box, Windows does not detect this so you need to help it out a bit. Installing MPIO 1. On the server, log in as Domain Administrator. 2. Launch “Server Manager“. 3. On “Server… Read More »

Windows 2012(R2) WWN

Little one-liner to find the WWN of the FC adapters that are available on the Windows server. Powershell offcourse

Two Device ID’s on a RDM

I’ve been working on migration our current VMWare hosts to a new install that i’ve designed with optimised storage configuration and memory sharing as so to optimise the customer customer experience. While migrating VM’s from the last five hosts i’ve started running into issues with some VM’s that have RDMs attached. These RDMs won’t migrate… Read More »

Nagios check for Brocade FC switches

On Nagios Exchange i found a snmp based check for Brocade FC switches, however with the most current firmwares it seems broken. I could offcourse have spend some time in fixing that, but i found it more convenient to create a small shell script to check the switch. You’ll need sshpass installed on your server… Read More »