Overview Earlier this month, AWS announced that the Amazon WorkSpaces API could now be used to modify the appearance of the WorkSpaces client to enhance the end user experience. The updated API allows you to add a logo, login message, forgot password, and support links unique to your organization. What aspects of the WorkSpaces client … Continue reading Customizing the Amazon WorkSpaces Client
I was invited to participate as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 13 from Feb. 16 - 18, 2022 in San Jose, CA. Check out my day one recap and day two recap if you missed them earlier. Day three consisted of presentations from StormForge, RackN and Fortinet StormForge StormForge was relatively unknown to me … Continue reading CFD13 Day Three Recap – StormForge, RackN and Fortinet
I was invited to participate as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 13 from Feb. 16 - 18, 2022 in San Jose, CA. Check out my day one recap if you missed it earlier. Day two consisted of presentations from VMware and Metallic. VMware VMware spent the first half of the day focused on their … Continue reading CFD13 Day Two Recap – VMware and Metallic
I was invited to participate as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 13 from Feb. 16 - 18, 2022 in San Jose, CA. CFD13 was a hybrid event, but I was able to attend in person for the first time in well over two years. It sure did feel great to finally be in the … Continue reading CFD13 Day One Recap – NetApp, Pure Storage and Kasten by Veeam
I'll be participating as a delegate during Cloud Field Day 13 which takes place Wed, Feb 16th through Fri, Feb 18th. This will be a hybrid event which I will be attending in person! I'm really excited to be back in a room with both delegates and presenters. It has been a crazy couple of … Continue reading Tune in next week for Cloud Field Day! #CFD13
When it comes to VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC), the devil is in the networking details. For those out there unfamiliar with VMC, it is an service that was jointly developed between AWS and VMware, and is fully managed by VMware. It is essentially a VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) as-a-Service running within the … Continue reading Why the heck can’t I connect to my stuff running in VMC from AWS?!?
Overview There may come a time when you wish to add an AWS Amazon Linux 2 EC2 instance as a managed server in Veeam Backup and Recovery. In this specific case, I was simply playing around with Veeam backup job settings with a Veeam Backup and Replication Server hosted on a VMware Cloud on AWS … Continue reading Adding an Amazon Linux 2 Instance to Veeam using Private Key Credentials
Overview I suppose its impossible to keep up with every AWS announcement, even for some of your favorite services. I can't really even remember how I came across this but on November 16, 2021, AWS announced that, "Amazon AppStream 2.0 adds support for Amazon Linux 2. With this launch, you can now stream Linux applications … Continue reading Deploying Linux Desktops and Applications with Amazon AppStream 2.0
Hey everyone, Cloud Field Day 12 will take place later this week, November 3-5! I’ll be participating as a remote delegate but there will be others back onsite in Silicon Valley as we continue the push for more in-person events. As with other Field Day events, you too can attend sessions and stay up to … Continue reading Cloud Field Day 12 coming later this week!
Remembering When.... There are some days when I reminisce with great fondness about my previous experiences as a VMware consultant and admin. I remember being blown away by that first vMotion, thinking there was no way vMotion was going to work as advertised. I also enjoyed watching customers experience the same fascination when they saw … Continue reading AWS EC2 Image Builder for Beginners