Image Management for VMware Horizon Cloud on Azure

Introduction The VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Azure belongs to a family of cloud services delivered by VMware that enables the delivery of virtual desktops and applications to end-users on any device, anywhere. VMware Horizon Cloud on Azure provides two distinct workload options: Horizon Cloud Desktops and Horizon … [Read more...]

Presented at the Dutch NLVMUG UserCon 2018

As I already annouced at the Dutch FlexVirtual website my colleague Peter Oudman and myself presented at the Dutch VMUG UserCon 2018 earlier this year. The session was titled: “Howto make an automated clone of your production environment using vRO and NSX”. We were very excited as this was our first VMUG … [Read more...]

vCloud Automation Center Part 2 – Preparing the Installation

Installing vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) requires some preparation. Although you can potentially install all components including the database on one single server, this isn’t an approach that’s suitable for production use. I would recommend installing all components on one single server for quick product … [Read more...]

vCloud Automation Center Part 1 – Components Overview

Last year VMware acquired DynamicOps and their product called DynamicOps Cloud Automation Center (DCAC). DynamicOps originally started as part of the Credit Suisse’s Global Research and Development Group in 2005 to help the company address the operational and governance challenges of rolling out virtualization … [Read more...]

Versioning and Renaming Elements in vCenter Orchestrator

During the development cycle of a workflow, your workflow can change drastically whenever you add new functionalities. Therefore a good practice is saving different versions of your workflow. One way to achieve this is by utilizing the built-in versioning functionality. As a best practice, always increase the version … [Read more...]

vCenter Orchestrator Configuration Element Attribute Values Missing After Import.

When importing a package on a vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) server in my lab I noticed that the values of the attributes inside the Configuration Elements (CE) were missing. At first I thought that it was because of the different version of vCO. (I exported the package as a backup from a vCO 4.2.1 and imported it into a … [Read more...]