Configuring L2TP VPN in Ubiquiti UniFi USG

In this post we’ll look at how to setup a L2TP VPN connection in a UniFi USG. As of mid 2017, this is a built in Feature in the UniFi Controller, so it’s pretty easy to set it up. I’ll show you how I set it up before it was a built in option, and then how you can set it up using the new”ish” native capabilities in the USG.The Old Way:Before this became a native option, it involved creating or … [Read more...]

vSphere Integrated Containers 1.3 – Part 1, VIC Installation

In this series of post, we’re going to deploy and configure VIC 1.3. Keep in mind, my LAB environment is not very complex so my setup will be pretty basic. My main goal here is really just to be able to deploy some container VM’s through vRA. The full documentation for VIC Install and Config is located at the link below. I would certainly follow the official VMware deployment guide if you plan on … [Read more...]

vRealize Suite LifeCycle Manager 1.1 Released!

The latest release of the vRealize Suite LifeCycle Manager has been released. Version 1.1 adds some great new enhancements. Let’s look at vRSLCM and see what’s new.VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager automates Day 0 to Day 2 operations of the entire vRealize Suite, enabling simplified operational experience for customers. vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager automates lifecycle management with a … [Read more...]

vRA Plugin for ITSM V 3.0 Released!

The new ITSM Plugin v 3.0 has been released as of 10/5/2017! A number of behind the scenes improvements have been made in this new version but the biggest improvements are the ability to view and request Azure/XaaS Catalog Items and the support of SNOW Jakarta. For full release notes see below. This new Plugin can be downloaded for free from the VMware Marketplace. Also available is an upgrade … [Read more...]

Configuring OSPF in Ubiquiti UniFi USG to work with NSX

In my home/home lab I use all Ubiquiti UniFi gear. I have a USG, 3 different switches and 2 AP’s. If you don’t know much about Ubiquiti UniFi gear, check it out here: USG or UniFi Security Gateway, is a pretty small device that provides routing and firewalling for your network. It’s extremely easy to setup and use which is great, but the downside is that it lacks a … [Read more...]

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.0 Released!

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager helps organizations speed up initial deployments, minimize admin tasks of on-going product management and ensure best practices at the same time. Whether you choose to use individual product or different suite editions, always start with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager to maximize the benefit of vRealize product portfolio by reducing the time and effort … [Read more...]