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I’ve talked about starting a blog for a long time. My Skee-Ball project made me do it

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Deploy HCX to AVS via Powershell

Quick post today. I was looking for how to deploy HCX via powershell to my AVS cloud. There didn’t seem to be any examples and the documentation was hard to read. So in case someone else needs it: Not to hard just not well documented. You will need to set your environmental variables correctly.


I’ve wanted to test out NVME over TCP as a datastore from an ESXi host for some time. You may say “But Kenyon the Linux NVME implementation doesn’t support fused commands.” And you’d be right at one point I went through the configuration of an NVME target via the nvmet-cli tools. While this works for…

ESXi VM Power On Delay

Ran into something odd the other day. I was observing a 30 second power on delay for VMs on an ESXi host. I messed with it for a few weeks, dug through logs, and opened a VMware SR. Got nothing from all of the normal avenues. After the ticket was open for a good week…

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