May 24, 2018

Tag Archives: vmware

Labs :: ASAv with VMware Workstation

In this article, I would like to demonstrate by video how we can lab with the virtual Adaptive Security Appliance (ASAv) by just the use of VMware Workstation. We will achieve this by creating virtual networks in VMware Workstation and then connecting to the Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) using our physical machine. As mentioned […]

EVE :: The New Emulated Virtual Experience

Within this industry we have many tools available that allow us to test new technologies and better our skills. If like many, you find it hard to get your hands on physical lab equipment, you tend to revert back to virtual labs in order to do what you need to do, but with so many […]

VMWare :: Clone a VM without vCenter

VMWare ESXi is a great free tool for any home lab, but something that is missing is the ability to clone VMs – a feature reserved for customers with vCenter. Well, there is a relatively straight forward process that will enable you to duplicate your VMs and I will show you how in this post. […]

PowerShell :: checking VEEAM backups are running for Nagios

This is my second PowerShell script to check VEEAM is happy (the first one is here)and focuses on making sure jobs are still running.  Whilst its rare the job engine will freeze, I used to get this problem all the time with other products and so got used to writing checks for it.  The script is […]

Configuring the Sophos XG Firewall with VMware ESXi

The Sophos XG is a next-generation firewall packed with enterprise-grade features. The team at Sophos have been kind enough to offer a FREE software version of this firewall for home users, which I have managed to install using VMware ESXi. Having the ability to install the firewall onto an ESXi server meant I could provision […]

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