VMware Horizon Cloud Fundamentals

This eLearning course provides information on how VMware Horizon Cloud Service helps IT meet the expectations of today’s mobile workforce. This course explains the architecture, features, benefits, and functionality of the two service offerings of Horizon Cloud: VMware Horizon Cloud Service with … [Read more...]

Managing logfiles and dumpfiles in vCenter Server Appliance 6.5

Despite being an appliance there is still some manual labour to do on the vCenter Server Appliance part of vSphere 6.5. The relative small number of hosts managed by the vCenter Server instance of my customer had a full disk twice in a small time frame. Luckily VMware decided to split the location of logfiles over … [Read more...]

Startup update: Runecast

Advertise here with BSAA while ago I introduced Runecast on my blog. I have known these guys for a while and this week I had to pleasure to be briefed on their new release: Runecast 1.7. The big ticket item in this release for sure it the vSAN Support. You may ask yourself why you would need Runecast when you have … [Read more...]

New Technical White Paper – Containers and Container Networking with NSX

This document is targeted toward virtualization and network architects interested in deploying VMware NSX network virtualization solutions in conjunction with containers and solutions that are part of the container ecosystem (ex. PaaS and CaaS platforms). This whitepaper provides guidance and information for … [Read more...]

Firefox does not trusts vCenter signed CA certificates

For a vCenter Server environment I replaced the default SSL certificates with CA signed SSL certificates. The Platform Service Controller (PSC) is configured as VMCA subordinate CA. When opening the vSphere Web/HTML5 Client, Firefox displays the following warning: Your connection is not secure. This is because Firefox … [Read more...]

One-armed versus inline load balancer with vRA and NSX

VMware NSX supports two types of load balancers, the one-armed load balancer and the inline load balancer. You can add both load balancer types to the design canvas of the converged blueprint designer in vRealize Automation, and include a load balancer in your service design. In this article I will provide you with a … [Read more...]

Join me for vRA and NSX greatness at the NLVMUG Usercon 2018!

It’s time for the biggest and greatest VMUG Usercon in the world: the NLVMUG Usercon! The NLVMUG Usercon 2018 takes place on March 20 at the 1931 conference center (the Brabanthallen) in Den Bosch, The Netherlands. More than 1000 attendees will come together to discuss, listen and talk about the latest … [Read more...]

vSphere 6.5 HTML5 client showing inconsistent properties of virtual machine

I noticed a strange issue using the HTML5 client connected to vCenter Server Appliance  (VCSA) 6.5 The portgroup a particular virtual machine was connected to was shown as ‘VLAN222’. However, the Flash Web Client showed ‘VLAN111’ as connected to this same virtual machine. Also when connected … [Read more...]

Free e-learning course – VMware AirWatch Fundamentals

This course is an introductory product training that presents the basic architecture and demonstrates the features that deliver on the most common use cases. After completing this course, you should be able to: Explain the role AirWatch plays in the digital wokspace. Choose the best AirWatch deployment solution … [Read more...]

SRM and vSphere upgrade order

I’ve been getting some questions about the correct SRM and vSphere upgrade order from our customers lately. The default order of any vSphere environment is to begin with the vCenter Server of course but the more products and thus complexity you add to your environment, the upgrade order may change. In a multisite … [Read more...]