Open Source Virtual SAN thought experiment

Okay, I know I am little slow on the uptake here, but I was on holiday at the time. The announcement of Virtual SAN at VMWorld the last week got me thinking a bit.

Very briefly, Virtual SAN takes locally attached storage on you hypervisors. It then turns it into ...

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VMware CLI installation woes on Centos 6

Installing the VMware CLI should have been simple, but it was a bit of a fiddle.

Use yum all the bits it needs:

yum install make autoconf automake openssl-devel gcc gcc-c++ make uuid-perl libuuid-devel uuid-devel  perl-Data-Dump perl-SOAP-Lite perl-XML-SAX perl-XML-NamespaceSupport perl-XML-LibXML perl-XML-LibXML-Common perl-CPAN

You should now be able to run the ...

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