(Advertorial)Vembu BDR Suite v3.9.0 is now Generally Available and includes Tape Support & Flexible Restores

It is highly important that data needs to be backed up and there should be an effective Disaster Recovery plan in case of data threat or a catastrophe. While data continues to grow and there are number of technology providers who offer better and comprehensive storage techniques to businesses, there has not been an alternative … Read more (Advertorial)Vembu BDR Suite v3.9.0 is now Generally Available and includes Tape Support & Flexible Restores

Multi vlan Network for Horizon View using PowerCLI & API’s

One of the things I wanted to do for a while is to write an API version on how to use multiple dvSwitch portgroups with Horizon View linked clones. With instant clones there’s a gui way to select multiple portgroups but for instant clones the only was to do this was to use the View … Read more Multi vlan Network for Horizon View using PowerCLI & API’s

Finding Horizon View local entitlements using PowerCLI

Intro In a previous post i mentioned that finding the entitlements for a user from the Horizon side of things can be a bit of a hassle. If only active directory groups are used its dead easy: just use the Active directory commands for those groups. If the groups are used for multiple pools and if … Read more Finding Horizon View local entitlements using PowerCLI

Adding manual desktops in Horizon View and assigning them using Powercli

A while ago I received a question from Geoffrey O’Brien if I knew how to add a desktop and assign it using PowerCLI. I started building this using the api’s and after a lot of hours, cussing, swearing running into weird problems I actually got it working. When I was busy writing that blog post … Read more Adding manual desktops in Horizon View and assigning them using Powercli

[Advertorial]Vembu v3.9.0 is almost here

Introduction Last year I wrote a couple of posts about Vembu, somewhere in the next couple of weeks they are expecting to release version 3.9.0 of their Backup Suite. They have some very new features to be added with this version like Windows Event Viewer integration. This gives the administrator a way to check if … Read more [Advertorial]Vembu v3.9.0 is almost here

Goodbye 2017, hello 2018        

While I already finished my first blogpost of the year I decided it was time for me to write another one. The kind that I usually avoid like a plague to write: a post looking back at 2017 and forward to 2018. For me these kinds of posts are on the same level as stupid … Read more Goodbye 2017, hello 2018        

The VMware Labs flings monthly for December 2017

Another month, another year, welcome to 2018 where I will continue this monthly series about updated and new VMware labs flings. This month there where two new fling: The Cross vCenter Workload Migration Utility and Simple Natural Language Processing for iOS plus three updated flings: VMware OS Optimization Tool, vSphere HTML5 Web Client, and last … Read more The VMware Labs flings monthly for December 2017

get-hvmachine only finds 1000 desktops

Edit: this is supposed to be fixed already in the vmware.hv.helper module so make sure you have the latest version of it. I was late in writing it out :@ A while ago I wanted to list all desktops in use from one of our Connection servers. After several tries I kept having issues in … Read more get-hvmachine only finds 1000 desktops

The VMware Labs flings monthly for November 2017

A couple of days late this time but here is your monthly dose of Flings! No new ones but seven flings have been updated by VMware labs this month. The Horizon Toolbox, vSphere HTML5 Web Client and the ESXi Embedded host client make their almost monthly appearances while at least two other received updates in … Read more The VMware Labs flings monthly for November 2017

Nutanix .Next 2017 Nice: My Sessions

Intro Last week as you’ll probably already have seen I was at the Nutanix .Next 2017 Europe event in Nice, France. During this amazing event, I visited several sessions going from sales talks, via an NDA session to a deep dive. In this post, I will try to give a bit more information about the … Read more Nutanix .Next 2017 Nice: My Sessions