Upgrade VCSA 6.5U2 to 6.7U1 with CLI

Steps to upgrade VCSA 6.5U2 to 6.7U1 with CLI Download the vCenter Appliance 6.7U1 ISO IMPORTANT: Upgrade from vCenter Server 6.5 Update 2d to 6.7 Update 1 is not supported because this patch released after 6.7 Update 1 and is considered a back in time upgrade. Make a copy of embedded_vCSA_onESXi.json in D:\vcsa-cli-installer\templates\upgrade\vcsa6.5 to C:\Temp\UpgradeVCSA65To67_on_ESXi.json …

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Deploy VCSA 6.5 with CLI

Steps to deploy VCSA 6.5 with CLI Download the vCenter Appliance 6.5 ISO file and extract it All the template to install, upgrade & migrate are in D:\vcsa-cli-installer\templates\ and we are going to modify the D:\vcsa-cli-installer\templates\install\embedded_vCSA_on_ESXi.json file to install the VCSA 6.5 in a single ESXi 6.5 host in this lab Modify the parameters according …

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Install Nimble Storage Windows Toolkit on Windows 2016

Nimble Storage Windows Toolkit (NWT) installation package consists of the following components VSS for Microsoft Exchange, SQL and Hyper-V iSCSI (Nimble Connection Service) and Fibre Channel connection management Nimble Setup Manager (NSM) management – initial configuration wizard for Nimble Storage PowerShell Module Download the Nimble Storage Windows Toolkit (NWT) 5.0 (Around 30MB) via https://infosight.hpe.com Ensure …

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Measure Network Throughput with iperf

You can follow the steps below to measure Network Throughput with iperf Download iperf Extract the downloaded folder to C:\Temp\iperf-3.1.3-win64 and open CMD with Administrator Right Select 1 of the Public iperf Server to test the Internet Throughtput Enter the command below in Windows 7 machines, and use the iperf public server (perf.he.net port 5201) …

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Use Registry to Manage Chrome for Domain Joined Workstations

Google Chrome do provide the ADMX / ADM file to be imported to AD for centralize managment with GPO. However, we do facing some difficultity in some of our client side, which we do not have sufficient Administrator Right to imported the Chrome Template and we have to use Registry to manage Chrome for Domain …

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Deploy Windows 2019 RDS in WorkGroup without AD

Steps to deploy Windows 2019 RDS in Workgroup without AD Install a Fresh Windows 2019 Standard Server with Full GUI Enable Remote Desktop Session Host & Remote Desktop Licensing Only Import-Module ServerManager Add-WindowsFeature -Name RDS-Licensing, RDS-RD-Server -IncludeManagementTools Restart Server Restart-Computer Create a Local User and add it to Local Remote Desktop Users Group $Password = …

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