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Feature: Nutanix QoS

Nutanix Storage QoS – Feature magnifier

Two weeks ago, Nutanix released its new AoS version 5.11. This release has many new features. The introduction of these features is definitely worth looking into. During this post, I will explain the Nutanix Storage QoS feature. Within the next weeks, I hope to find some time to look into more new features. Storage QoS explanation Nutanix Storage QoS allows […]

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 […]

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 […]

Horizon OneDrive Configuration Guide

Configuring OneDrive with VMware UEM

Following guide will describe how to configure OneDrive in combination with VMware UEM. With the granularity of making OneDrive only available for a specific group of users. Or depending on the use-case available for everyone. UPDATE: I have written an update blog where I use the machine based Onedrive installer. I would advise to use a product like FSLogix to […]

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 […]