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vBeers ­ Columbus, OH (Wednesday, March 26th 2014)

Join us for the next Columbus vBeers.

This will be a non-sponsored event so bring your wallet, your sense of
humor and get ready for some great IT and virtualization conversations
with some of the best people in Central Ohio’s IT community (including
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How do you operationalize OpenStack?

So after “living with OpenStack” for a couple months now, I’ve been taking notes and such, figured I’d share them. This view is from a managed services environment, but an enterprise view would be ok as well.… Read the rest

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OpenStack cloud-init cannot contact or ping to establish meta-data connection – fix

Using OpenStack Open vSwitch with VLAN’s removes a lot of the trickery involved with using public and private IP’s. That way each VM gets it’s own real IP address assigned to it.

In this case, our network layout looks as such:

Logical Network Layout

Logical Network Layout

That being said, the VM’s still need a way to get back to for access to the OpenStack metadata service.… Read the rest

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vCloud Automation Center 6.0 Installation fails with error code 1603 – Fix

So during my IAAS installation of vCloud Automation Center 6.0 (vCAC), I was getting the error during the installation saying:

VCAC Server Setup Installation Failed, ExitCode:1603

After digging and digging, I realized that .NET Framework 4.5.1 was installed.… Read the rest

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