Section 2 of the blueprint is a pretty big one, and some of the pieces warranted their own post – however there are a lot of small little skills that don’t really require a complete tutorial so I thought I would just...Read More
Category: 8 weeks of VCAP
Well, 8 weeks of VCAP has dwindled down into a serious 8 days of VCAP – and for now, how about a little bit of random information from the Networking section of the blueprint. First up, CDP and LLDP These are relatively...Read More
Company policies state that every syslog capable device or server should send these logs to an appropriate syslog collector. Your colleague has already set up the VMware syslog collector on a separate machine, located at...Read More
You might know VMware Fault Tolerance already, since the VCAP exam builds on the VCP knowledge. But still, it is in the blueprint, so it might be wise to go over it. Fault Tolerance, often abbreviated as FT is a technique in...Read More
Big thanks to Tom Verhaeg ( BLOG / TWITTER ) for another awesome practice scenario for the VCAP5-DCA You recently acquired some SSD drives for in your hosts. You’re not running vSphere 5.5 yet so vFRC is not an option. You...Read More
Alright – here we go, Network I/O Control – Objective 2.4 of the blueprint lists this as a skill you must know. Honestly, I've never used this before writing this post…thankfully, it's a very very...Read More
Thanks once again to Tom Verhaeg for this great scenario. The voice team has recently setup Cisco Unity. The VoIP administrator sends you an e-mail. To comply with Cisco best practices, the Cisco Unity VM needs to have CPU...Read More
Another top notch scenario built by Tom Verhaeg! (blog/twitter) Thanks Tom! Your recent work on the new portgroup was top notch! Now, the network administrators have some new requirements. You currently use one vNIC for...Read More
First off I want to thank Tom Verhaeg (blog/twitter) for providing this scenario. Tom had gotten in contact with myself and wanted to do what he can to help our with the 8 weeks of #VCAP series as he is going through...Read More
Hopefully you all enjoyed the last scenario based post because you are about to get another one 🙂 Kind of a different take on covering the remaining skills from the storage section, section 1. So, here we go!...Read More
So my 8 weeks of #VCAP is quickly turning into just under 4 weeks of #VCAP so as I attempt to learn and practice everything on the blueprint you might find that I'm jumping around quite a bit. Also, I thought I would...Read More
My plan is to go over all the skills in Objective 1.3 but before we get into PSA commands and what not let's first configure iSCSI port bonding – this way we will have a datastore with multiple paths that we can fiddle...Read More
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