VMware vExpert NSX 2018

VMware vExpert NSX 2018 - Badge

I am happy to announce that as of today I entered the VMware vExpert NSX sub-program. Thanks, VMware for the award and congratulations to everyone else who also made it! Also an extraordinary achievement for our team at ITQ, we managed to get seven consultants in the vExpert NSX 2018 sub-program! This year VMware awarded …

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vRealize Orchestrator Client and High-Resolution Screens

vRealize Orchestrator Client - Launch Screen

The vRealize Orchestrator Client is the required tool for vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) server. The vRealize Orchestrator client is used for designing, administering, setting permissions and running workflows. The vRealize Orchestrator client is Java 8 based and should be running locally on your Windows desktop or management server.  The last couple of years a lot of …

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VMware VCAP6.5-DCV Design Exam Experience

VCAP6.5-DCV Score Report

At VMware EMPOWER 2018 in Vienna, I passed the VMware Certified Advanced professional 6.5 Data center Virtualization Design exam or in sort VCAP6.5-DCV. This exam was already for a very long on my certification list, to be more precise for about four years. Because of the large number of new products VMware released the last …

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vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager Internet Proxy URLs

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager - Visio Icon

Recently I was deploying the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) at a customer. One of there requirement was that the appliance only could reach the internet with their internet proxy configured. The deployment was based on the latest version of the vRSLCM appliance version 1.2. The main use case for deploying this appliance at the …

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Cannot Remove Content Library in VCSA 6.5 Update 1

VCSA 6.5 - Cannot Remove Content Libary - 02

Problem At a customer I came across the following problem, the customer was not able to remove a Content Library from vCenter Server. They just created a Content Library and after that, they wanted to remove the item. When they tried to remove the content library it failed. We started troubleshooting the log files and tried to remove the …

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No Workflow Output in vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) 7.4

Overview Today I was checking my standalone vRealize Orchestator (vRO) appliance in my 24×7 Lab environment for scheduled task activities but something didn’t seem to be right. All scheduled tasks appeared to be running without problems, but there was no workflow output. So what kind of schedule tasks is this Orchestrator running you might ask? …

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The VMware vSAN 2017 Specialist Exam

VMware vSAN - Logo

This afternoon I took the VMware vSAN 2017 Specialist and I passed with a score of 456 points. The exam is about… guess what Virtual SAN (vSAN)! To be more precise the latest version of vSAN version 6.6. The exam is a mix of deployment & design questions. In my opinion it is a smaller …

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PowerCLI 10.0.0 – Error Invalid Server Certificate

PowerCLI 10.0.0 - Logo

Overview On the 28 of February VMware PowerCLI 10.0.0 was released. The biggest change in this release is the multi-platform support which includes the support for Mac OS and Linux. Oh and they kind of increased the version number a bit… from 6.5.X to 10.0.0 ;). So I decided to upgrade PowerCLI in my Lab …

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