March 15, 2013 in Networking, Virtualization
Before we start deploying VMs from the template we created, I want to go through setting up a private network as I do not want these VMs to have access to my home network. Basically you have three options for creating your network. I know you have more than that, but we aren’t going to go into the advanced networking configurations in this post. NAT In this configuration the host will act as a router that hides the virtual machine behind it. The VM will have access to the network […]
March 7, 2013 in Networking
I was recently given a SonicWALL NSA 220, so I figured I would post some on the initial setup and configurations. The first one will be assigning a static IP to the NSA 220. At this time I have already went through the out of the box setup but after this I plan on resetting the unit and recording that OOB setup too. Setting Static IP 1. Login to the SonicWALL Management Interface. (If you are configuring the SonicWALL for the first time, the default Lan IP is http://192.168.168.168) […]
March 4, 2013 in Events, Virtualization
Everyone love’s VMUG’s right! Well what if you can’t attend? Hopefully there’s someone there that will take notes and then blog about it later :), that’s just what Rick Byrne did. This meeting was Dell sponsored and focused on VDI and the capabilities Dell can offer. They also had a special guest, Eric Gales (VP and GM of VMware Canada) for a Q&A session. Rick’s blog below! Feb-27-2013 VMUG Meeting Recap – Dell | Rick’s Tech Gab.
March 1, 2013 in Non-Tech
Yes, I know I used those words again. But I promise this one is actually funny ( assuming you have a sense of humor). Go to YouTube using Chrome or Firefox. Type “do the Harlem Shake” minus quotes in the search box and hit enter. Watch the page. It’s not a video, promise. Just in-case you want to watch a funny harlem shake video, here are a couple of my favorites 🙂