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Latest Vanguard Blogs

Migrating User and Password Objects between Active Directory Forests

This post was originally published on this siteAs part of some internal lab work, I had to move the user objects with their passwords to a new forest. It was...

Every Little Bit Counts: Helping Out While Working From Home

This post was originally published on this siteWith many of us being in a “work from home” situation these days, it’s had all sorts of crazy impacts. Up in my...

Powershell snippet – text to secure string and output to XML file

This post was originally published on this siteBelow is a quick Powershell command I use to convert passwords to secure strings and output to an XML file, I can encrypt...

vRSLCM – vRA fails to update from 8.0 to 8.0.1 – LCMVRAVACONFIG90030

This post was originally published on this siteWhen updating my vRealize Automation instance from 8.0 to 8.0.1, I ran into an issue; LCMVRAVACONFIG90030 Error Code: LCMVRAVACONFIG90030 vRA VA Upgrade Status...

Windows Server 2019 Evaluation – Activation fails

This post was originally published on this siteI had issues converting one of my evaluation installations of Windows Server 2019 to a fully licensed copy. I’d extended the evaluation a...

Automated Tagging of VMware VMs & the Veeam Jobs that Use Them

This post was originally published on this siteI tend to rebuild my home lab a few times a year; sometimes it is to try out a new process (e.g. scripted...

Kubernetes basics – kubeadm token create –print-join-command

This post was originally published on this siteRecently I’ve been using the fantastic resources to start learning Kubernetes (it’s the next big thing don’t you know). The course I’ve been...

Horizon on VMC – Consideration and setting up a lab environment

This post was originally published on this siteA few months back, I setup a Horizon Environment running in our VMC environment used for lab purposes. Since then, I’ve been asked...

Introducing the VMware UK&I TAM Spotify playlist

This post was originally published on this siteAs we find ourselves on reduced or zero travel thanks to the outbreak of COVID-19, we also find ourselves with reduced human interaction....

Join VMware & the Folding@Home project in the fight against COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteI won’t give a long written speech about the crisis we all face today. However I do encourage you to spend your spare...