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 […]