NSX-v Central CLI Packet Capture

In NSX-v 6.2.3 a new feature to aid troubleshooting and operations got introduced, called Central CLI for Packet Capture. The feature is intended to reduce the administrative burden of logging onto any ESXi host to start a packet capture. The ability to perform packet captures for troubleshooting network issues is something all network guys do from time to time and using a network virtualisation platform such as VMware NSX for vSphere it’s no different. Therefore, in this post, I will go through the process of initiating a packet capture using the NSX-v Central CLI for a VM that is misbehaving.

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OSX deleting those pesky DS_Store files

If you have a MAC and you have ever transferred anything to USB, then opened the USB Drive on a Linux/Windows machine, you would have noticed the creation of .DS_Store files along with whatever the contents you placed onto the USB. Continue reading “OSX deleting those pesky DS_Store files”