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vSphere 6.7 Pardoned Until Oct 2022

VMware has decided not to stop providing general support in November of 2021 – extending it until October 2022. We’ll get another eleven months to plan and migrate off vSphere 6.7. For most small and mid size businesses, this won’t be much of a challenge. The upgrade path to 7.x is very well established. Most […]

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Chrome Crashing on MacOS

I ran into an annoying issue with Chrome with a generic installation of MacOS crashing right after launching. After installing it from Google I simply launched the app, as one does. The Chrome logo appears in the dock then yeets itself off somewhere. Sometimes it may generate a crash report, but most of the time […]

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Cisco Technology

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 frustrated.  When we collect these techsupport files, more specifically techsupport files directed at a specific […]

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Reduction in the legal spam.

The majority of the legal spam that I’ve been recieving has been from major marketing mailing list managers. Unsubscribing from each company’s email campaign is a futile game of whack-a-mole. So I directed my efforts on the source of the email. Here are the steps I’ve used to get a perma-block on my email address […]

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Hewlett Packard HyperConverged HC380 Fun

I’m 1600 miles away implementing a multi node cluster of these HC380s and have run into a few bugs. One is an absolute deal breaker and needed to share this in hopes it helps others in the same process. During implementation, you are asked to choose a username and password for the VirtualStore appliances that […]