How to setup a VSAN 6.6.1 test environment on Ravello

October 30, 2017 Kim Bottu 0

There are a couple of things to prepare before you can start setting up your VSAN 6.6.1 test on Ravello Cloud. If you don’t have an account, you can click on the picture below which will redirect you to the Oracle cloud signup page (Ravello is owned by Oracle). After signing up you will receive 30 days of free access and a budget of 300$ to spend as you wish. Images For this VSAN 6.6.1 test, I have uploaded the following files to Ravello: Server 2012 STD iso file VMware-VIM-all-6.5.0-6816762.iso VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update01-5969303.x86_64.iso   Create a new application in Ravello In this application you will create all the VM’s you need for this test. Click on create application give it a name and […]

How to configure different networks in Ravello – vEXPERT

October 7, 2017 Kim Bottu 1

Intro As a vEXPERT I am entitled to a cloud lab provided for by Ravello Systems. By default this lab has been setup on a specific network: 10.0.0.0/16. Until today I have been placing all my objects on my canvas on that same network. Below you can see an example of that. When I take a deeper look in the network configuration of Ravello I can see that the following has been pre-configured for my convenience: A switch: Switch 1 A router: Router 1: 10.0.0.2 A DNS server: 10.0.0.1 A DHCP server: 10.0.0.1 A DHCP range: 10.0.0.1 – 10.0.255.254 A Gateway: 10.0.0.2   FreeNAS –  double interfaces Today I finally took the time to make some changes. As an example […]

VMworld 2017 – Day 2

September 14, 2017 Kim Bottu 1

vBreakfast At 6 AM my alarm sounded and it was time to drag myself out of bed, get some coffee down and move my feet towards #vBreakfast. That was me out and about at 6.15AM and cursing myself around 6.17AM because it started pouring down and I had left my new #BLOGBEAT jacket in the apartment. Clever, only fools ask for rain one day and leave their jackets in the apartment the next day.  At #vBreakfast I got to meet more fellow community members who all looked about as tired as myself *grin*. If that makes you wonder if people can have interesting conversations after jetlag and little sleep, join us next year. The short answer is yes we can […]