SSH Permissions Issue for EC2 AWS Key pair

Ran into an issue where I created a new AWS instance, configured a new key pair so I can SSH into my test machine and received the following error message when connecting to it (names and addresses generic of course): mycomputer$ ssh user@ -i myprivatekey.pem @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ WARNING: UNPROTECTED PRIVATE KEY FILE! @ @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Permissions […]

VMworld 2016 Keynote

Pat Gelsenger kicked off another VMworld with a keynote that was focused on hybrid cloud computing introducing a cross-cloud architecture called VMware Cloud Foundation. I remember last year having a focus on their on vCloud Air product, but this year it seems that they are seeing that shift in the market that has accelerated dramatically […]

vSAN Node Removal Disk Cleansing

Hyperconvergence is great and now gives us the ability to not be dependent on a¬†centralized storage array (SAN) like we’ve all been accustomed to. Adding nodes to scale our vSAN environment is simple to do (depending on your switch¬†infrastructure) and can be done on the fly. Removal of those nodes is a fairly straight forward […]