Author: Piotr Tarnawski

Welcome to my blog! My name is Piotr Tarnawski and I am an experienced System Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology industry. Skilled in Linux, Windows, Virtualization (VMware), DNS, and Active Directory. I work for Salesforce however content is my own and does not represent Salesforce as a company Contact: Twitter @AngrySysOps Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngrySysOps Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AngryAdmin
Posted in Virtualization

Snapshots 101: A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals

Why “Snapshots 101” is a Must-Have for IT Pros Written by an expert in the field, this book delves into the world of snapshots –…

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Posted in Virtualization

Broadcom’s VMware Streamlines Product Range and Adopts New Licensing Approach

Broadcom Completes VMware Acquisition: A New Era for Infrastructure Technology Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware marks a significant step in the tech industry, uniting two forward-thinking,…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Decoding the FBI’s Takedown of BlackCat: A Global Fight Against Ransomware

In an unprecedented move, the FBI, along with the Justice Department, has launched a formidable campaign against one of the world’s most notorious ransomware groups,…

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Posted in Virtualization

The Evolution of Carbon Black: A New Chapter Under Broadcom

In a significant development in the tech industry, VMware announced in December 2023 that Carbon Black, a leader in endpoint security, would become a standalone…

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Posted in vSphere

Introducing VMware Converter 6.4: Elevating Virtual Machine Conversions with Cutting-Edge Technology and Enhanced Security”

VMware has announced the release of its updated VMware Converter, version 6.4. This latest iteration introduces a host of new functionalities, including the capability to…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Deceptive Python Packages on PyPI: The VMConnect Scam Targeting IT Professionals

In a recent cybersecurity incident, a deceptive package named ‘VMConnect’ was discovered on the Python Package Index (PyPI), posing as the widely-used VMware vSphere connector…

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Posted in vCenter

Unable to reset password for user, Error: Authentication token manipulation error

When using appliances based on Photon OS, it can be quite frustrating to encounter restrictions on reusing a password for the root user. This issue…

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Posted in vExpert

How to Become vExpert 2024: Everything You Should Know

The applications for the vExpert program are currently open. The application period will end at 19th of January 2024 at which point the selection process…

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Posted in VMware Explore

VMware Explore Barcelona 2023 – Recap!

The VMware Explore event was an exhilarating experience! Taking place at the Fira Gran Via Conference Centre in Barcelona from November 7th to 9th, 2023,…

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Posted in Security Advisory

VMware Reveals Significant Authentication Bypass Issue in VCD Appliance Without Available Patch

VMware has reported a significant, unaddressed security flaw in their Cloud Director appliance. This vulnerability, specific to authentication bypass, is present in systems operating on…

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