Author Archives: ITmug

About ITmug

I have over 20 years of industry experience in the design, implementation, and operation of complex IT environments ranging in size from Enterprise to SMB.

What is chef?

What is chef? Chef is a infrastructure automation provisioning tool.It is a framework that makes it easy to deploy servers and application in the cloud, on-premises (physical, virtual) or in a hybrid environment, no matter the size of the infrastructure. … Continue reading

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Amazon Web Services -AWS

Amazon Web Services offers a broad set of global cloud-based products including compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, IoT, security and enterprise applications. These services help organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale. more …

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Auto launch and shutdown guest within VMware Workstation

Auto launch and shutdown guest within VMware Workstation I was asked many times for easy way to auto/schedule launch and gracefully shutdown guest operating systems within VMware Workstation. So I decided to write this article that provides step-by-step instructions on … Continue reading

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Exchange Server Grant the Send As Permission for a Mailbox

Exchange Server Grant the Send As Permission for a Mailbox At some cases is necessary to send email on behalf of other user or distribution group without exposing your own email address on the message header, Administrator can give the … Continue reading

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Install and configure VMware vCenter 6.5 Appliance

Install and configure VMware vCenter 6.5 Appliance Wolk you through installation of the new VMware vCenter 6.5 appliance, in this tutorial we are covering this areas, Installing appliance, Admin interface, creating folders, datacenters and clusters Let’s get start  more…

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VMware NSX and Software Defined Data Center

Network virtualization platform NSX and Software Defined Data Center architecture IT organizations have gained significant benefits as a direct result of server virtualization. Server consolidation reduced physical complexity, increased operational efficiency and the ability to dynamically re-purpose underlying resources to quickly … Continue reading

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