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 […]

VCAP7-DTM Study guide part 4

VCAP7-DTM Design study guide Part 4

In part 4 of our VCAP7-DTM design study guide, the network design will be discussed. This section will be broken down into some key topics that will guide you in your design and study for the VCAP7-DTM design exam. As before if you have missed any of the previous parts. Following index provides a nice overview: Index VCAP7-DTM Design study […]

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 […]

Study guide VCAP7-DTM

VCAP7-DTM Design study guide Part 3

Continuing our VCAP7-DTM design study guide, we will continue with section 4: physical storage design. In sections 1 to 3 of the blueprint, we started with the logical and conceptual designs of the VMware methodology. Based on this we created the physical design, which should contain all building blocks that are going to be used for that specific use-case. Based […]

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 […]

VCAP7-DTM design study guide part 2

VCAP7-DTM Design study guide – part 2

In the previous post of our VCAP7-DTM design study guide, we discussed sections 1 and 2 of the blueprint. These were logical and conceptual designs of the VMware methodology. Now based on these, we will continue our design and start with the physical part of the designing process. Once more, designing a solution for a customer is an agile process. […]

study guide VCAP7-DTM part 1

VCAP7-DTM Design study guide – part 1

I recently passed my VCAP7-DTM Design (3V0-752) at VMware Empower 2019 in Lisbon and wanted to share my experiences and give you some advice on a small VCAP7-DTM Design study guide. As I recently passed the VCP-DTM 2019 exam, I thought the VCAP exam would be similar but this was not the case. It was a difficult exam that tested […]

LACP on vSphere

LACP Configuration with VMware ESXi – Part 2 (Switch config & Troubleshooting tools)

This is part 2 of “Configuring LACP on VMware ESXi”, If you did not yet read part 1, we highly suggest doing so. In the previous post, we made a step by step approach on how to configure the LAG on VMware vCenter. In this blog, we will be continue our configuration on the physical switch and show validation and […]

LACP on vSphere

LACP configuration with VMware ESXi – Part 1 (vCenter config)

While LACP on VMware ESXi has been around for a while, I noticed that many of our customers do not like to implement this feature in their environment. Reasons vary between, complexity, incorrect understanding on the ‘added value’ and many more. Because of these reasons, I had a discussion on this topic with my colleague and co-blogger Jens. As a […]