Ping is not a real latency measurement

Customer says “I need XXms latency.” What do you do? Break out the command line and ping from server A to server B. Numbers below what they asked for? Great. What happens when it’s higher than they need? I have a customer that is asking for less than 0.2 ms of latency between two WindowsContinue reading “Ping is not a real latency measurement”

Certificate Replacement on vCenter: Part 2

Following up on my post about vCenter Certificate Replacement. I needed a scheduled way to update the certificate so I didn’t forget again and end up in the mess I was in to begin with. This turned out to be very simple. First I had to download the certificate from the load balancer again usingContinue reading “Certificate Replacement on vCenter: Part 2”

Certificate Replacement on vCenter

I use a Let’s Encrypt certificate on my VCSA. It validates and give me a pretty padlock in my address bar. Generally I use a wildcard cert for all my services but vCenter wont take that. So I have a “regular” server certificate for vCenter. As with all Let’s Encrypt certificates it expires regularly. ThisContinue reading “Certificate Replacement on vCenter”

Multi Cluster NSX-T NVDS to VDS Migration

With the release of the converged VDS (CVDS) in ESXi 7 NSX-T users are able to convert back to a vCenter managed VDS. This helps in reducing management overhead for the environment and you can read all about it elsewhere. For people who have a multi transport VLAN confguration on your N-VDS the regular migrationContinue reading “Multi Cluster NSX-T NVDS to VDS Migration”