Category Archives: Uncategorized

External Log Collection for UCS Fabric Interconnects

I’ve been troubleshooting some pretty annoying bugs in our Cisco UCS environments. Most are easily solved by collecting some techsupport files, opening a TAC case and working through the glitch or config issue. However one has me really stumped and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on External Log Collection for UCS Fabric Interconnects

VMware Tools Downgrade

I ran into a situation where I needed to test upgrading VMware tools using an alternative method other than directly through vCenter or auto update. To do this testing I had to roll back the most recent version of VMware … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on VMware Tools Downgrade

Repairing AirPort coverage

I hope this helps someone but I’ve been chasing a wifi problem in my house for a few days and finally got to fixing it. Equipment: 4th Gen Airport Extreme (802.11 a/b/g/n; 2.4GHz & 5GHz) Symptoms: poor range, slow speeds … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Repairing AirPort coverage

VMware Visio Stencils

After dredging around looking for Visio Stencils I found the official post, then a broken link, and then finally a working link from¬†Technodrone website. The files themselves are hosted on mediasite which is a pretty obnoxious with pop-ups and seizure … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on VMware Visio Stencils

VMWorld and Work

Image via Wikipedia VMWorld 2009 ¬†and many other VMWarevirtualisation topics are still rolling around in my head. So many ideas, so many paths… so many vendors calling me after the conference. Some interesting tidbits of discussions included baremetal VMWare View … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments