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...]

NLVMUG Usercon March 16 2017

The hours are ticking away, the VMware Usercon in the Netherlands is scheduled for Thursday 16th March and is being held in Den Bosch (NL). The location is the same as the last couple of years: Congrescentrum 1931 A great time to meet peers and hear from industry and community experts in the Netherlands. NLVMUG … [Read more...]

Howto: Bitdefender GravityZone on Nutanix AHV

This is a quick reference for running the Bitdefender GravityZone Enterprise control center virtual appliance on Nutanix AHV (Acropolis Hypervisor). The Bitdefender GravityZone appliance can run on several different hypervisors, different formats are available for download. Depending on the type of hypervisor you … [Read more...]

vBeers Groningen Thursday 6 April 2017

We’re back! The third vBeers in Groningen is a fact! After two succesful vbeers in November 2016 and January 2017 the next vbeers is planned for Thursday April 6th 2017. Mark the date in your calendar. Again we will continue our tour through the City of Groningen (a.k.a. City Of Talent), after a … [Read more...]

Move/Replace vCloud Director NFS Transfer Server Storage

In a multi-cell vCloud Director installation, all cells need access to a shared spooling area, also known as NFS transfer server storage. When you need to move or replace the NFS transfer server storage because the current presented NFS share is too small or maybe it got lost because of a crash, you can simply provide … [Read more...]

Avoid iTunes and use an easy way to copy files from your pc to iPad, iPhone & iPod

I ‘ve never been a big fan of Apple iTunes software. In particular the way files from a Windows PC are copied to the iPad/iPhone/iPod, or to an application (for example PDF of Divx video files) installed on such a device is totally not  intuitive. iTunes user interface is a nightmare. No, I am not an 77 old man … [Read more...]

Read what the Dutch vMaffia are blogging about

The Dutch are true Virtualization Evangelists seeing the number of VMware vExperts, bloggers, presenters, book authors etc. For such a small country the number of vGeeks  is impressive. Blog postings from the family of Dutch bloggers grouped in Dutch vMaffia are now centralized  in a site named with one … [Read more...]

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 1 Released

Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 1 provides the following features and components: Remote Experience Agent installer - The Remote Experience Agent installs Feature Pack components on Horizon View desktops, enhancing the remote desktop experience provided by View Agent 5.2. In Feature Pack 1, the installation program … [Read more...]

Veeam announces Backup & Replication plug-in for vSphere Web Client

Today Veeam announced that Veeam Backup & Replication v7 (to be released in Q3 2013) will feature a plug-in for the vSphere Web Client. From the same console used for management of hosts, vm’s, networks and storage administrators are now able to get an overview of protection status of VMs. The vSphere Web … [Read more...]

Building vCloud Suite POC – Part 2: Installing vCloud Director Cell

As we now know what vCloud Suite is from part one of this series, we can now start preparing the environment for deployment of the vCloud Director. Before we can start with the installation, there are certain components that must be configured first. Prepare the Database Before you begin with vCloud Director … [Read more...]