Stale PSC entry in your vSphere environment

Resolving stale PSC entries from your vSphere environment

When decommissioning and modifying SSO domains, you sometimes forget to follow the correct procedure and end-up with stale PSC entries in your vSphere environment. In this blog, we will take a look at how to identify and resolve these stale entries. NOTE This guide is not a quick solution, be aware of the commands we are running can have a […]

VxRail no space on bootbank error ESXi

VxRail / ESXi – Not enough space on the bootbank

When I recently got the chance to install a new VxRail cluster for a EUC project but ran into a “Not enough space on the bootbank” error. I wrote this blog on how I approached and solved the problem. The cluster was used for a Windows 10 VDI project using NSX-T micro-segmentation in combination with vGPU for graphical acceleration. Some […]

Vmware HCX - VMC on AWS

VMware HCX – service appliance upgrade error

During maintenance on a customer’s VMware VMC on AWS environment, I had an upgrade error with the VMware HCX server mesh appliances. And this was something that was not really documented online, so I wanted to blog about it. During the upgrade of the VMware HCX service mesh, I got an error. The initial HCX Cloud and Enterprise appliance did […]

identity manager invalid suite token error

VMware Identity Manager – Invalid Suite Token

When redeploying my Horizon lab today, I encountered a strange issue when configuring the identity manager. I tried to add my active directory into Identity Manager (IDM), but got the following error: “Connector communication failed because of invalid data: Invalid token suite“. The deployment of my lab was pretty straight forward as in 1 connection server, 1 IDM appliance and […]

VMware Horizon connection server 404 error

Horizon Connection server admin page 404 error

My colleague Robin Geldolf and me have recently been experiencing a 404 “webpage not found” error, when connecting to the admin page, after upgrading your Horizon connection server. To my current experience, this is for all versions from Horizon 7.7 and higher. And does not always happen as there is no mentioning of it on the known/resolved issues on the […]

joining cloud pod architecture

Joining Horizon cloud pod stuck at 50%

A quick solution blog regarding joining a new pod into a cloud pod architecture that gets stuck at 50% Last week, I wrote a blogpost on the issues that I had with upgrading a Horizon environment using the cloud pod architecture (CP). There I wrote about how much time I lost with troubleshooting and in the end redeployed a new […]

Cloud pod

Could not find user or group in AD -Horizon 7.7 Cloud pod

Recently I did a Horizon upgrade from 6.2.4 to 7.7 using the cloud pod architecture. Each pod contained an own vCenter with a 6 host VSAN cluster. The horizon backend and VDI Desktop were hosted on this cluster. The plan was to bring 1 POD down for maintenance and move all active sessions to the other active pod. Note: Unfortunately […]

nvidia GRID troubleshooting

Nvidia GRID Troubleshooting – basics

Note: This is a copy of my and Stefan A. initial blog that was posted on the securelink site ‘Chrome is not responding’. This is the message users often get when loading 10 tabs filled with multimedia content. It is one of the most frequent remarks we receive on SBC/VDI these days. The standard workload of a typical office worker has […]