How to install and use VMware's PowerCLI on a M1 Mac

VMware’s PowerCLI tool now supports mac and Linux in version 13. I’ll walk through how to configure and use PowerCLI on a MacBook Pro

January 25, 2023 · 6 min · Jim Angel

VMware homelab [Part 1]: Introduction & Considerations

What to consider when building a VMware homelab like how many hosts, networking, storage, and more! This is the first post of a series that follows the complete process when building a multi-host VMware cluster at home

December 31, 2022 · 15 min · Jim Angel

How to automate a bare metal Ubuntu 22.04 LTS installation

Automate the complete installation of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on physical servers using cloud-init and USBs

September 19, 2022 · 19 min · Jim Angel

How to automate Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on a Raspberry Pi 4

Automate the complete install of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on a Raspberry Pi 4 using cloud-init

September 19, 2022 · 4 min · Jim Angel

Auto-updating and self-healing GitOps Kubernetes monster

Self-hosted, Self-healing, Self-updating, Self-patching Kubernetes madness

June 20, 2021 · 10 min · Jim Angel

Automated VCSA 6.7 Install using CLI

Quickly deploy vCenter to an ESXi host

June 26, 2019 · 2 min · Jim Angel

Automated ESXi 6.7 U2 Zero Touch Install via USB

How to deploy a self-provisioning ESXi thumb drive

June 10, 2018 · 5 min · Jim Angel