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Using PowerShell to store S3 objects on Pure Storage FlashBlade

Update 12/5/2018: Pure Storage has modified the returned JSON file.  The AccessKey is no longer stored as Id, rather it is stored as Name.  I’ve updated the code below to reflect that. Part of my job involves managing our storage fleet, both block storage and some file level services.  I recently had a conversation with…
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Booting ESXi in UEFI mode on Cisco UCS

Note: This process should work for Windows and Linux as well.  Verify the EFI boot path for the OS. Through ESXi 6.0 I have run my hosts in Legacy BIOS mode on UCS.  There just was nothing significant enough worth the hassle of switching to UEFI on UCS (rather: I had more important fires to…
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Legrand Home Automation DNS Change

We built our house a few years ago.  Before all the drywall went up I wired tons of networking into each room, including for for the Legrand Home Automation system and whole house audio.  The core home automation module, the HA7000, is the integration work engine of the system.  It connects to Legrand’s cloud servers…
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Are you registered for VMworld 2018?

It’s almost VMworld time! Have you checked out the VMworld site yet and registered?  VMworld 2018 is being held in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay from August 26 – August 30. VMworld is by far the conference I look forward to the most each and every year, and I can hardly believe it’s almost…
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Welcome to my Blog

The Information Technology field is quite a unique space to plant roots for a career.  Very few fields have such open sharing of ideas, projects and aspirations as this field.  I have been quite fortunate to have entered into the IT space just as the Internet and online services were really becoming A Thing™.  I…
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