New and updated VMware flings for August 2017

Intro (For those of you who ever watch or used to watch WWE think: New Age Outlaws. For those who never did watch this from about 1:40. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, nerds of all ages. Retouw.nl proudly brings to you, the monthly ¬†VMware Labs updated Fliiiiings. The new, the updated change logs and … Read more New and updated VMware flings for August 2017

VMworld EU Hackaton join me to have some View vCheck fun!

So for a long time I have been looking forward to the VMworld EU Hackaton. The announcement has now been made and it will take place on Monday evening the 11th from 6pm to officially 10pm but my guess is that it might run a little longer ūüėČ It will be held at the Valkiria … Read more VMworld EU Hackaton join me to have some View vCheck fun!

Vembu part 2: Update to 3.8 and actually making backups

Intro So last time I gave an introduction to Vembu version 3.7. Last week 3.8 was released so I will talk about the upgrade and actually running some backups in this post. My backups have been running for some weeks already (when the lab is powered on that is) so I’ll also try to recover … Read more Vembu part 2: Update to 3.8 and actually making backups

New and updated VMware flings for july 2017

Intro I decided to make this almost monthly post a bit wider and just post updates and new releases of all flings in that month. There are four flings that have been updated at least once this month. New Flings There has been one new release this month: DRS Lens During the development fase at … Read more New and updated VMware flings for july 2017

Vembu Backup & Disaster Recovery – Introduction

Introduction So a while back Vembu asked me if I would like them to sponsor this blog. After some thought I decided to do so but for me that also meant I wanted to test their product. It implemented their product but was really busy with other project so I wasn’t able to write something … Read more Vembu Backup & Disaster Recovery – Introduction

Pulling Horizon View events with PowerCLI in a nicer way

So in one of the first posts I did about Powercli 6.5 was a bit about pulling events from the Horizon View events database. This off course was not the crude way to pull the events. Another was was using the event dumper fling but that one is a bit to slow for my taste. … Read more Pulling Horizon View events with PowerCLI in a nicer way

Updated flings for Horizon View in May

Yes I am a bit late but there are only two Horizon View related flings that received an update last month. First is the OS Optimization tool and second is the¬†Ubuntu OVA for Horizon. The OSOT even already received an update in June but that’s for next month. Ubuntu OVA for Horizon Changelog: v1.1.0 MATE … Read more Updated flings for Horizon View in May

Building a Horizon View vCheck (part 3)

So it’s time for part 3 already of building checks for Horizon View. I got some remarks after last post and thus I need to say that the checks have been created¬†for View 7 because some commands might not work against a 6.* installation. three new plugins this time or actually two since one was … Read more Building a Horizon View vCheck (part 3)

Welcome to my first sponsor: Vembu

I am proud to announce the first sponsor of Retouw.nl: Vembu. Vembu is the creator of the Backup & DR suite¬†with the same name. Besides that they also have a CRM suite in their portfolio. I have created a new partner page for them. About Vembu Vembu is a leading provider of a portfolio of … Read more Welcome to my first sponsor: Vembu

Building a Horizon View vCheck (part 2)

So last time I created some simple scripts for the Horizon View vCheck. This time I wanted to add some information about the Composer, Connection, security servers and the event database. So all in all I added four¬†scripts that might seem to do the same but since the api’s treat the types of servers differently … Read more Building a Horizon View vCheck (part 2)