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vROps – Setting up alerting for vROps Cluster & vCenter metrics collecting

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vROps – Setting up alerting for vROps Cluster & vCenter metrics collecting

We're excited that Chris Williams has joined the GreenPages Architect Team! Chris is a well respected member of the virtualization & cloud community. He's a VTUG leader as well as a member of the vBrownBag team. Below is a link to his latest blog post.

Tech News Recap for the Week of 6/20/2016

Were you busy this week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 6/20/2016!

PTR Records: Using Reverse Look-Ups to Ensure Delivery

As a follow up to my post last week, we are going to look at another method of preventing SPAM using PTR records. Just like SPF records, there are two sides to this configuration. If these are not setup correctly on the sender’s side, it can cause legitimate messages to be bounced back. Here, we are going to focus on the sending side to ensure emails are delivered and not bounced because PTR records do not exist or are incorrect.

Tech News Recap for the Week of 6/13/2016

Were you busy this week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 6/13/2016!

Sender Policy Framework: Ensuring Your Emails Get Delivered

Have you ever received a bounce back for an email that you never sent and wonder how that happened? When it comes to email governance, one area that has little to no restrictions is what someone puts in the “From” address.  Yup, that’s right – I can craft an email to someone with your email address. Maybe I want to send an email from the CEO to the accounting department to request they adjust my salary? Unfortunately many email servers or SPAM solutions are not setup properly to defend against this. On the flip side, many are but sending domains are not setup to follow the standards created to prevent this type of spoofing and legitimate emails do not reach their destination.

Tech News Recap for the Week of 6/6/2016

Were you busy this week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 6/6/2016!

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 End-of-Life: It's Time to Act!

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 End-of-Life is coming up on 4/11/2017. April will be here before you know it, and, if you're still running Exchange 2007, the time to start planning and acting is now. There are several options to consider when upgrading. For example, do you want to migrate to Exchange on-prem or to Office 365? There are also programs from Microsoft such as their Fasttrack offering that you can take advantage of. In this short video, I'll discuss end-of-life, the options you have in front of you, and next steps you should be taking. If you have questions around upgrading Exchange Server 2007, please reach out!

Tech News Recap for the Week of 5/30/2016

Were you busy this week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 5/30/2016!

A Six Step Guide to Automating Your Environment

Automating your environment can produce key benefits for organizations such as reducing the provisioning time from days down to hours, standardizing the provisioning process, and allowing the IT team to redirect resources to revenue-generating projects. We’ll use vRealize Automation to provide a self-service portal, allowing service catalog consumers to request and manage their own systems. Here are 6 steps to ensure you're automating correctly to avoid errors.

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