Implementing vSphere Data Protection (VDP) tips

On 11/01/2013, in VMware, by Cromby

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) is replacing VMware Data Recovery (vDR). VDP is a more robust product based on the EMC Avamar product. Here are some VDP implementing tips: Each vCenter server can support up to 10 VDP appiances Each VDP appliance supports up to 100 VMs VDP stores deduplicated data on the   0.5,1 or 2 […]


Building a Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG) / RD Gateway Server

On 11/01/2013, in Uncategorized, by Cromby

Creating a Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway) is straight forward and can be used to securely access your Windows servers over port 443 using the Remote Desktop Connection Client.  I use this to access my home lab when I’m on the road or at work, and it saves exposing your machines to the internet directly […]


How to Map a drive letter to WebDAV server on XP (HTTP and HTTPS)

On 08/01/2013, in WebDAV, by Cromby

How To Map A HTTPS-only Web Folder To A Drive Question: In Windows XP/2003, how to map a web folder which allows for only HTTPS connections to a drive? Windows web folder is Microsoft’s implementation of WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning). Two WebDAV clients: Web Folders and WebDAV Mini Redirector are integrated and preinstalled […]