vRealize Orchestrator, TLS 1.2 and Certificate…

vRealize Orchestrator, TLS 1.2 and Certificate Importing — Cody Hosterman

vRealize Orchestrator, TLS 1.2 and Certificate…

As I have blogged about before, TLS 1.0 and SSL v3 were deprecated in Purity 4.7, requiring all connections to use either TLS 1.1 or TLS 1.2. This affected a variety of integrations, some we updated, some you just had to alter their behavior. A few VMware products do not/did not use TLS 1.1/1.2 by … Continue reading vRealize Orchestrator, TLS 1.2 and Certificate Importing →


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Automating the import of vCenter Server 6.x…

Automating the import of vCenter Server 6.x root certificate — virtuallyGhetto

Automating the import of vCenter Server 6.x…

In vSphere 6.0, you can now easily import your vCenter Server’s trusted root CA certificate onto your client desktop by simply downloading it from the vCenter Server’s landing page as shown in the screenshot below. Michael White had also recently wrote about this topic here which includes a step by step walk through. Several weeks back I was working on […]


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vROps – An Introduction to Alert Tuning

vROps – An Introduction to Alert Tuning

vROps – An Introduction to Alert Tuning

vRealize Operations Manager is a capable monitoring solution that plays a key role in VMware’s cloud management stack. It has the potential to give visibility in to the past, present and in some cases the future. The key to unlocking this potential is in making the product operational and integrating it with an organization’s daily The post vROps – An Introduction to Alert Tuning appeared first on VMware Cloud Management .


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Can’t find a co-worker or a meeting room? At…

Can’t find a co-worker or a meeting room? At VMware, there’s an app for that -TechRepublic

Can’t find a co-worker or a meeting room? At…

VMware is rolling out beacons and a new mobile app at its headquarters to help employees navigate the vast campus and even find EV charging spots for their Prius.


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vcenter platform service controller high…

vcenter platform service controller high availability (via Virtualization Gains)

vcenter platform service controller high…

vSphere 6 External Platform Service Controller with or without a load balancer vSphere 6 introduces a distributed architecture for SSO and some other services. Recommended topologies such as those …Read More


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vCenter Server 6 Host Profiles — ‘Update…

vCenter Server 6 Host Profiles — ‘Update Profile From Reference Host’ is now ‘Copy Settings from Host’ with the WebClient

vCenter Server 6 Host Profiles — ‘Update…

Question – For Host Profiles where did the ‘Update Profile From Reference Host’ and ‘Change Reference Host’ move to in the WebClient?


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vROps Views (1 of 5): A Practical Building…

vROps Views (1 of 5): A Practical Building Block for Maximizing vROps ROI

vROps Views (1 of 5): A Practical Building…

By: Kyle Wassink, Blue Medora vROps Views Blog Series There is a lot to love about vRealize Operations Views. So much, in fact, that they deserve an entire blog series! This series will cover how to create them, how to reuse them, why they are valuable, and much more. Increase ROI with Standalone The post vROps Views (1 of 5): A Practical Building Block for Maximizing vROps ROI appeared first on VMware Cloud Management .


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CNA7524 – Photon Platform, vSphere, or Both?

CNA7524 – Photon Platform, vSphere, or Both?

CNA7524 – Photon Platform, vSphere, or Both?

This year one of my VMworld sessions comes from my passion for technology. Ever since I was a kid I have always wanted to play with the new toys first. As I started my career in IT this passion did…Read More


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CNA7522 – Containers for the vSphere Admin

CNA7522 – Containers for the vSphere Admin

CNA7522 – Containers for the vSphere Admin

Following up on the overwhelming response from my blog post from last years observations at VMworld I have been asked to present this in a break out session this year. I spent many years as a vSphe…Read More


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Slow logoff from a Horizon View VDI desktop

Slow logoff from a Horizon View VDI desktop via IVOBEERENS.nl

Slow logoff from a Horizon View VDI desktop

When building a new Horizon Environment, the logoff and refresh maintenance window takes a couple of minutes. When a user is logging off from a Horizon VDI session the desktop refreshed in a floating pool. (A refresh action can be configured per pool).During the logoff and refresh window the desktop is in “maintenance mode” and … Read more… The post Slow logoff from a Horizon View VDI desktop appeared first on IVOBEERENS.nl.


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Some server storage I/O benchmark workload…

Some server storage I/O benchmark workload scripts (Part I)

Some server storage I/O benchmark workload…

This is part one of a two part series of posts pertaining to using some common server storage I/O benchmark tools and workload scripts. View part II here which includes the workload scrips and where to view sample results. There are various tools and workloads for server I/O benchmark testing, validation and exercising different storage devices (or systems and appliances) such as Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) flash Solid State Devices (SSDs) or Hard Disk Drives (HDD) among others.


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Announcing the VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise…

Announcing the VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition Reference Architecture: Validated Integration Design Paper

Announcing the VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise…

A successful VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition project includes planning and designing in a structured and integrated manner. It starts by identifying business requirements and drivers, and defining use cases. Services are build from components that are modular, efficient, and easily customizable. The Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition Reference Architecture: Validated Integration Design (VID) breaks down this process into an eight-step methodology. The post Announcing the VMware Horizon 7…Read More


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Let’s get ready to VMworld!

vTimD: Let’s get ready to VMworld!

Let’s get ready to VMworld!

It’s almost that time again! VMworld 2016 is coming to you live from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino from August 28th – September 1st. There is still time to get in for your first trip, or your 13th. This year, as with most years, is poised to be the best VMworld yet. Some of […]


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Updating the VMware PowerCLI Community Repository!

Updating the VMware PowerCLI Community Repository!

Updating the VMware PowerCLI Community Repository!

If you’ve ever tried searching for a script or a module before, you know it’s not the easiest thing to accomplish. This sentiment has been coming up more and more as of late. There’s a ton of amazing PowerCLI scripts and modules, PowerActions scripts, DSC resources, and so forth contributed by the community and openly […] The post Updating the VMware PowerCLI Community Repository! appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.


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Latest Fling from VMware Labs – App Volumes…

Latest Fling from VMware Labs – App Volumes Toolbox

Latest Fling from VMware Labs – App Volumes…

This utility connects to App Volumes 2.x, 3.x and Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode (Enzo) environments, pulling data from the native REST APIs into a single interface for ease of management. Configuration items such as deleting AppStacks and managing Writable Volumes, which are not available in the App Volumes 3.x interface, are easily managed with this utility. The utility leverages native REST API calls for all actions.


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