NLVMUG 2018 Event

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This week I attended the NLVMUG 2018 on the 20th of march. The NLVMUG is the largest VMUG (VMware User Group) in the world and is held in the Netherlands. More than a thousand people attend the NLVMUG. The keynote was given than by no other than Pat Gelsinger the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of …

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Selected as a VMware vExpert 2018

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Announcements Last Friday VMware announced the vExperts for 2018. I’m pleased to announce that I have been rewarded with a vExpert 2018 award. This means I have been selected for a double in a row! I would like to congratulate everyone that has been awarded by VMware and VMware for supporting the community. I’m also pleased …

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Lab Environment – New HP ProLiant DL360e G8

HPE ProLiant DL360e G8 - SFF with Bezel

Today a blog about my Home Lab. At the end of 2017 it was time to replace the old Dell PowerEdge R710 servers with something new. Currently I was running two R710 servers for my lab environment. These servers are ‘powered-on for a couple of hours a week to test new products and learn for …

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The VMware VCP7-CMA Exam

VMware VCP7-CMA Badge

Today I passed the VMware Certified Professional 7 Cloud Management and Automation Exam in short VCP7-CMA. The required score was 300 points and I scored 418 points! The exam is about automation of your cloud management platform with VMware Products: vRealize Automation (vRA), VMware vRealize Business (vRB) and vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) but there are also …

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VMware VCSA 6.5 Content Library Issue

VMware Content Library Issue - HTML5 Client

Today I was facing a VMware Content Library issue. I was removing a newly created Content Library in the vSphere Web Client but that resulted in a Java Runtime error. The conclusion was that there was no way to remove the Content Library item. The environment that I was troubleshooting has an external PSC and …

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ITQ Transform 2017 Event

Brian Gammage VMware about Transformation - ITQ Transform

Yesterday I attended “ITQ Transform” an event organized by my employer (ITQ). The event was all about IT Transformation and helping the customer. At the event there were about 150 people who were mostly customers of ITQ. The keynote speaker was Brian Gammage (Chief Marketing Technologist at VMware), who explained to everyone in the room how imported IT Transformation …

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vROPS 6.6 Deployment: Subnet Problem

vROPS 6.6 - Main Screen

Last week I was deploying a VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS) environment at a customer and that was causing problems because of no TCP/IP connectivity to the virtual machines. At first, it seemed like an administrator configuration error or typo, but it appeared to be a VMware bug. This blog post is about my findings …

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