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February 28, 2012  3:53 AM

Passing VCP5… Just…



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

Today I took and passed the VCP5 exam. I can’t say I passed with flying...

January 2, 2012  9:29 AM

VCP5: Old Dog learns new tricks…



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

Well, its the New Year, and time for this old dog to learn a few new tricks. I’m speaking of getting ready for my VCP 5 test. The clock is already ticking because my current VCP expires at the end of Feb. How to prepare? As former VMware Certified Instructor I really value the importance of...


January 15, 2010  10:06 AM

Everybody’s at it – Annoucing CNV and MSHP



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

Yes, that’s right everybody’s doing – why aren’t you? Of course, I’m not talking about sex – but about various companies all jumping into the metaphorical bed together. Yesterday, Microsoft and HP (MSHP) annouced a joint 


September 10, 2009  1:18 AM

VCP4 Practise Exam



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

Simon Long on his blog as updated his VCP4 practise exam: http://www.simonlong.co.uk/blog/vcp-vsphere-4-practice-exam/ Not used it myself – I passed the Beta Exam… But I think he’s amongst the first to produce...


September 3, 2009  5:01 AM

VMworld 2009: Day 2: PowerShell Session



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

Well, actually its day 4 now so I’m a bit behind in the blogging. Don’t worry I’ve made copious notes of the various things I’ve done. So there will be blogfest offline on the plane if the in flight movie options don’t do it for me. So you know powersHell and the PowerCLI right? No?...


September 1, 2009  1:24 AM

WooHoo/Phew – I passed the VCP4



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

Well, the email FINALLY came thru this afternoon whilst I was sitting on the VMware Certified Instructor (VCI) day – that I passed the VCP4 beta exam. No breakdown of my results. Just an email. It was pretty tense, because if you didn’t get the email, it meant you hadn’t passed. So as I...


April 30, 2009  1:32 AM

VCP vSphere4 Certification T&Cs…



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

I’ve recieved an email from VMware Education which outlines the T&Cs for VCP status for vSphere4 given the fact that people will coming from different experiences and may also have be mid-way thru a Vi3.5 certification.

  • If you are NEW to VMware
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June 20, 2008  8:14 AM

It’s here…



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

The long (very long awaited) vi3book.com co-authored by Ron Oglesby, Scott Herold and me, Mike Laverick is now ready for pre-order. Hit the link at the top of this page. :-) Phew…. we finally got there...


August 15, 2005  2:38 AM

Official London VMware User Group



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

One for the UK people only – an official UK User Group has been started. Its manned by a guy who is in charge of BP’s virtualisation project. Join up today – there is a meeting in early September. My schedule will probably keep me away. I hope to be at this years VM World in Vegas. But I...


July 13, 2005  2:30 AM

Regenerating the MUI Certificates



Posted by: MikeLaverick
VCP

Those of you who have renamed an ESX server will know one task is to get new certificates for the MUI. I use an internal certificate authority to request & issue mine – but I know lots of people don’t both with this. You might have seen unofficial from VMware script on the forum naughtily...


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