Time for a new blog post about the adventure I’ve been having for the past two days.
On June 2nd, my server, a DL380G6 started to suddenly take-off. The fans were roaring at 70%, and the temperature sensor near the PCI Riser was showing 110 C. Of course this is not supposed to happen, in this blog post, I …
This post will be about the current state (05/20/2020 06/04/2020) of my home lab. Please keep in mind that I also have two ESXi hosts that I rent from a datacenter in Germany that I partially use for my home lab (though they are nowhere near as powerful as my home server).
Here are some pictures:
The black …
A few days ago, I was surprised with a Twitter DM from the VMUG Advantage Twitter account.
It turns out, that secretly, Heath Johnson from VMware has been in touch with the VMUG Advantage team about me without telling me.
I’m not sure how he managed to pull it off, but VMUG Advantage and me and partnering …
Here’s a quick tip for the home lab people with old servers that can’t afford to get new hardware (like me).
It seems like that you can override the installer terminating when an unsupported CPU is detected.
What you need to do, is when booting from the ESXi ISO, press SHIFT+O, and type in: …
In this part of the series, we will be deploying the VMware Horizon Unitied Access Gateway Appliance. It’s similar to the old Horizon Security server, and I myself mainly use it so I can connect to my Horizon connection server from a public IP address. (from my /24 block)
First what we do is download and …
In this third part of the series, we will be deploying the Connection Server., the base of the Horizon package.
First, we will need a server or virtual machine running Windows Server 2012 or higher. The OS requirement is simple (source):
Operating System <th> Version </th> <th> Edition …
Welcome to part two of the Horizon 7.11 deployment series. In this short post, we will go over what we will deploy in this series, what it is and in what part it will be deployed.
We will deploy the following:
Active Directory. (An ADDS server for our domain. This is a requirement that I will not go …
This post is the first part of a VMware Horizon 7.11 Deployment series. In this first part, we will look into what Horizon is, what it is used for and why you should use it.
As VMware puts it out, which is a great explanation of what Horizon 8 is for; VMware Horizon 7: “simplifies the management and …
This is part two of my VMware Cloud Foundation series. In this part, we will be upgrading all components to the latest version. At the time of writing 3.9 is the latest version and currently I am running 3.8.
In part one, we have done a bring-up on our SDDC, creating and deploying the management Workload …
This will be a short post. However, I want to take my time now and highlight a new creation from Gary Blake, Giuliano Bertello and Brandon Willmott called PowerVCF.
PowerVCF is, as from their GitHub page: “PowerVCF is a PowerShell Module for interacting with the VMware Cloud Foundation (SDDC Manager) public …