Advisory on HP Broadcom-Based Server

I’ve recently been made aware that an update on some HP Servers’ firmwares may simply break their mobos !! The problem may be encountered (only) on certains servers while updating with SPP (Proliant Support Pack) or HPSUM (HP Smart Update Manager). If you encounter these messages, it should indicate that the update will break your server Unable to detect the network adapter in the ROM-Based Setup Utility (RBSU) or in the operating system. The MAC address for the network adapter will change. It Read More …

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Something new is happening

I have been quite silent for a few weeks. When I opened this blog, I promised myself I wouldn’t be silent too long between posts. But, something has happened for me : I have been involved in a recruitment process ! And well, it happens. I have been hired. For personals reasons, I will keep the company’s name secret (for the moment). But, I’m really really excited by working for it !! I’m very excited of this new opportunity. The Read More …

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VMware SSO 5.5 in HA mode

As everyone knows, in vSphere 5.1, VMware introduced the SSO Service. This service is designed to handle every authentication requests, coming from more and more VMware’s services. Unfortunately, in 5.1, SSO was not a great pleasure to administrate. To solve many problem of SSO 5.1, VMware released in September 2013, version 5.5 of the vSphere Suite. This version really solved many problems of SSO and also introduced some new features : Multi Master mode and Site management (to list just 2 Read More …

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Brand new site … Brand new post

Well, where to start … Basically, from the beginning I would say … I have been thinking to this project for a while… I wanted to initiate a project where I can freely share with anyone what I learn in my job, what I think about all these technologies. My main concerns about this project as in my job are :  Keep it simple : simplicity is the best way (should I say the only one ?) to be understood by Read More …

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