vRO Master Class Livefire Experience

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This week we (Vincent van Vierzen and myself) attended the vRO Master Class that was offered to us by our employee ITQ. It is a three-day course on-site in the VMware UK HQ in Staines. The class was attended by seventeen people from all over the EMEA region. Keep in mind: the Livefire courses are …

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vRealize Automation SQL Database Installation

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When deploying VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) you required to deploy a Windows Server that is responsible for the SQL Server Database. It does not matter if it is a small, medium or large deployment. All deployments require a Microsoft SQL Server. The Microsoft SQL Server is the database for the vRealize Automation IaaS components and …

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VMworld 2018 US Announcements

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This blog post is dedicated to the VMworld 2018 US announcements. In the post, you will find the articles, links and highlights. VMworld 2018 US is an event that is organized by VMware. The US version is a five-day event that is held in Las Vegas. It takes place from 26 August to 30 August …

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VyOS Configuration Restore

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In my home lab environment, I wanted to rebuild my VyOS virtual router/firewall. So I exported the configuration from the old appliance and I tried to perform a restore on the new virtual appliance. The question that arose was: how do you perform a VyOS configuration restore? Somehow on the internet, I could not find …

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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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