Synology: Downgrade from 7.0 DSM Beta

Per Synology website they state you can not downgrade but that isn't necessary true. Is it as easy as point and click for an upgrade? No, but its not terrible difficult you just need to manually edit a file to fool it s being another version. Synology Statement Please read the following before installing this … Continue reading Synology: Downgrade from 7.0 DSM Beta

Synology DNS Server: How to change name of zone/domain?

I have a Synology 418+ that I use for ISCSI, NFS, SMB sharing primary along as a Backup device. I also leverage some of the Apps within DSM one of which being DNS Server. It's pretty basic from a setup perspective using the GUI. Awhile back I created two master domains with forward/reverse lookups. One … Continue reading Synology DNS Server: How to change name of zone/domain?

Exporting vCenter 7.x to VMware Fusion

I have a nested vSphere 7.01 running on my Dell R400 and wanted to segregate the VCSA to a remote system. I decided to copy the working appliance to Fusion so I can run it from my Mac and free up some resources and update without having vCenter go offline. Eventually I will setup for … Continue reading Exporting vCenter 7.x to VMware Fusion

Install VCSA in Nested vSphere Hosts

In an earlier post I showed you how to install VMware vSphere 7 in KVMs on Centos 8. In this post we will install the vCenter virtual appliance. Its the same procedure as a standalone servers aside from making sure your VMs have enough memory and have at least 500G for vCenter made available. In … Continue reading Install VCSA in Nested vSphere Hosts