Running Log Insight on Ravello

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Continuing in the same track as the last few blog posts – It now time to get Log Insight up and running in the cloud. Unlike the last post on how to get vRops up and running on Ravello, where the main problem was getting vRops uploaded and setting a static ip. Log Insight threw a hissy fit and didn’t install at all. So starting from scratch, this is Running Log Insight on Ravello, the how to guide.   Uploading Log Insight to Ravello Just like with vRops you need to change vmdk geometry in order to get Log Insight uploaded to Ravello. […]

Running vRops on Ravello

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I recently did a blog post on how to get vRops running in vCloud Air, see here. At the same time I have been using Ravello Systems cloud platform (free for vExperts) to run a vSphere 6 environment. Have been trying to run vRops before on Ravello before, but ran into an error message and due to the limited time I have to play/learn I skipped finding the cause. Luckily I found some time and revisit this error message. The error comes when ever I try to upload the OVF(an extracted OVA).  The error message says: An error occurred: You attempted […]

How to change VMDK geometry

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I recently ran into an issue were I needed to change the geometry of some VMDK files – I will do a seperate blog post on where and why later. For now I will just focus on how to change VMDK geometry. A VMDK is just a file with some descriptional data and the actually binary data of the VMDK. Think of it as a virtual harddisk. It adheres to the same physical characteristics and there for the physical characteristics are also part of a VMDK file. Normally you won’t need to change the geometry of a VMDK – I this case […]