ITQ Transform! 2019

Transform! 2019 - Jitse & Mischa - SDDC based on Cloud Provider Pod

On the twenty-sixth of September 2019, it was time for our yearly event! For the third time in a row under the name ITQ Transform! This year the theme of the event was “Empower your Business”. The event was located in Fort Voordorp near Utrecht in Holland. A central spot in the country with enough …

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vCloud Director Appliance Keystore Password

vCloud Director 9.7 - Code Generate-Certificates

Recently I was deploying vCloud Director (vCD) at a customer and I was experiencing some issues surrounding the Java Keystore password that is configured out of the box (OOTB) in the vCD Cell. Before digging into the topic, let’s talk about the latest vCloud Director releases. Since the release of vCloud Director 9.5, the software …

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VMware ESXi SATADOM Boot Device

Delock SATADOM 54655

In the blog post, I am showing you how to deal with SATADOM boot devices in your ESXi Hosts. Recently I replaced my SD cards with SATADOMs in all my ESXi Hosts in my HomeLab. This blog post is about my experience and configuration that was required for HPE ProLiant servers. SD Card In the …

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vSAN: PBM error occurred during PreCloneCheckCallback

VMware vCenter - PBM error occurred during PreCloneCheckCallback - Solution

Lately, I encountered some issues related to VMware vSAN in my Lab environment. The error message that was popping up all the time was “PBM error occurred during PreCloneCheckCallback“. So how did the problem occur? First, we start with some background information. My Lab environment is powered-on when needed and powered-off when not needed. This …

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