Virtualised Fruit

Yet another fruity blog taking a byte into virtualisation

UK VMUG USERCON 2016

Are you attending the VMUG Usercon this year? When is it? Its on November the 17th (i.e. this coming Thursday) of which I highly suggest you sign up and go if not already. Better yet its free and go take a look at the agenda to wet your appetite The Open TechCast crew will also be…

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ICYMI vExpert Applications are now open

Just in case you aren’t already a vExpert or didnt know the 2017 applications are now open http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2016/11/vexpert-2017-applications-are-now-open.html You have until December 16th 2016 to apply but I suggest getting it in sooner. I know I will be filling mine in once I can type better. If like last time put down what you have done…

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SharePoint 2016 Phone Book

Another SharePoint post but I thought this may help people and me again one day. The basis of my Phone Book came from the following two articles but I found one or two things that I thought in my opinion made it a little better http://www.sharepointconfig.com/2013/05/how-to-create-a-simple-sharepoint-2013-people-directory/ http://en.share-gate.com/blog/corporate-directory-sharepoint-search My first addition was other phone numbers to…

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Updating Mass Office 365 User details when not AD synced

A little while back I came across an issue where someone didnt sync their AD to Office 365 as they had two separate domains. There was quite a lot of planning and politics prior to getting one domain. All the users had their email in Office 365 but this also caused a lack of love with…

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SharePoint 2016 with Server 2016 tips and tricks

When not tinkering in my VMware environment day to day the other part of my role is for application specialism. This has recently got me looking into SharePoint 2016 so that we can have a central place for reports and other services. Initially I thought this would be a walk in the park as I…

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Protect yourself…2FA for all

So I thought I would cover a topic that doest often get much attention in the home lab and thats 2FA. Usually when you think 2FA you conjure up images of tokens, frustrated sys admins and £$£$. You may also sometimes associate the name RSA Well I can assure you that I am protecting my…

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Citrix and Printing Woes #vDM30in30

I just came across this and I thought this may well help people if upgrading or moving to later operating systems in their Citrix farms. Or just like me updating your Mac and wondering why it doesn’t work. I suddenly realised I couldn’t print from my Mac and came across these two articles… its takes…

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Podcasting… Is it the new blogging? #vDM30in30

I know some of you reading this are fully aware of the podcast I am involved in being the Open TechCast This whole project spawned from our Wiki the Open Homelab Project and you may ask why… Basically the wiki is great but as the subject states is this the only medium people use… I have…

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A great set of free learning resources #vDM30in30

Again sorry for the short blog post but this is such a great resource I thought I would be a shame to not mention it Packt Free Learning I have picked up a few gems from here such as vCenter, Horizon View and stuff for my Raspberry Pi. Remember to check back daily though! If…

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All about Open HomeLab #vDM30in30

Due to the fact I have an injury but want to keep in the VDM30in30 rather than type, here is a presentation all about the OHL project

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