NimbleVSA Lab-Provisioning of Nimble VSA

Please refer to the following steps on how to provision Nimble VSA in my lab enviroment Download the Nimble Virtual Array 5.0.1.0 (Around 1.7GB) – Hybrid Array OVA file from InfoSight – Partner Login is required Upload the OVF File to vCenter 6.7 with $ovf=”f:\NimOS-5.0.1.0-511426-opt.ova” Import-VApp -Name NimOS5 -Datastore EVO -VMHost “192.168.1.188” -Source $ovf -DiskStorageFormat … Read moreNimbleVSA Lab-Provisioning of Nimble VSA

Accessing GUI of Brocade SAN Switch without Broswer

Please refer to the steps below to easily accessing the GUI of Brocade SAN Switch without using Broswer Console to the Brocade SAN Switch with default username = admin & Password = password to configure the IP Address Warning: Default password not changed for ‘root’. Please login as ‘root’ to change it. Please change passwords … Read moreAccessing GUI of Brocade SAN Switch without Broswer

Disabled ESMTP in Exchange 2016 for PCI DSS Compliance

We got a request from client to disable ESMTP in Exchange 2016 for PCI DSS Compliance This is the default Exchange 2016 response for EHLO Based on the documentation from Microsoft on Exchange 2016 Receiver #Variable $Receiver1=”Default Frontend MYLAB-EX16″ $Server1 = “MYLAB-EX16” $Banner = “220 mail.aventistech.info” #MUST start with 220 $FQDN = “mail.mail.aventistech.info” #Disable Default … Read moreDisabled ESMTP in Exchange 2016 for PCI DSS Compliance

PowerCLI-Import OVF | The OVF descriptor is not available

I always encounter “The OVF descriptor is not available” when using the Web client to import OVF If i use the PowerCLI below to import OVF with the same OVF file, it will be always successfully #Login to vCenter / vSphere Host Connect-VIServer -Server 192.168.1.121 -User administrator@vsphere.local -Password P@ssw0rd #Map Network Drive to T: $net … Read morePowerCLI-Import OVF | The OVF descriptor is not available

Install PowerCLI 10 on Windows 10

Please refer to the steps below on how to Install PowerCLI 10 on Windows 10 Set the Execution Policy to RemoteSigned Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned Download VMware.PowerCLI (Around 539MB) and store it in C:\Temp\PowerCLI Save-Module -Name VMware.PowerCLI -Path C:\Temp\PowerCLI It will take few minutes to complete depending on your Internet Bandwidth You will get the error message … Read moreInstall PowerCLI 10 on Windows 10

Linked Clone in vSphere 6 without vCenter

Please refer to the following steps on how to create Linked Clone with 1 Master Image (Windows 2012 R2 Server) without vCenter in my Lab on SSD Hard Disk Install Windows 2012 R2 Server with latest patches and do run SYSPREP and save it for our Master Image C:\Windows\System32\SysPrep\SysPrep.exe Check “Generalize” to generate a new … Read moreLinked Clone in vSphere 6 without vCenter

Python: Send Email via Office 365

Please refer to the following Python Script to send Email via Office 365 with TLS  Encrypted your password import base64 print base64.b64encode(“XXXXXX”) #Your Password here print base64.b64decode(“UEBzc3cwcmR3dms0ODk3”) This is the actual script that will send email via Office 365 to my Gmail import smtplib import base64 sendto = ‘kwyong510@gmail.com’ user= ‘kwyong@aventistech.com’ password = base64.b64decode(“UEBzc3cwcmR3dms0ODk3”) smtpsrv = … Read morePython: Send Email via Office 365