NSX for Desktop: Jumpstart microsegmentation with Horizon Service Installer fling

Reading Time: 5 minutes   We fortunately see a lot more NSX with EUC deployments. Used for microsegmentation of the virtual desktop infrastructure, virtual desktop security protection and load balancing of the workspace components (see my previous post here: https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2017/06/09/euc-layers-horizon-connectivity-from-nsx-load-balancers-with-love/). I want to focus a bit on the microsegmentation and mainly on the NSX service profiles,  groups and standard … Continue reading »NSX for Desktop: Jumpstart microsegmentation with Horizon Service Installer fling

EUC Toolbox: Don’t wanna be your monkey wrench, use Flings

Reading Time: 5 minutes To remind some of whom have had previous experience with flings, or to explain flings to newbies if there still are any, in a few words Flings are apps and tools built by VMware engineers that are intended to be played with and explored. Even more, they are cool ideas worked out in cool apps and … Continue reading »EUC Toolbox: Don’t wanna be your monkey wrench, use Flings

VMware Flings – Horizon View Configuration Tool

Reading Time: 4 minutes An other post in the VMware Lab Flings series. This time a fling that will make life a bit simpler in deploying Horizon View 5.3, the Horizon View Configuration Tool. Check it out here http://labs.vmware.com/flings/horizon-view-configuration-tool. What is this tool about? It is a virtual appliance with the required components to automate a VMware Horizon View 5.3 … Continue reading »VMware Flings – Horizon View Configuration Tool

VMware Flings – Nested ESXi VMtools

Reading Time: 2 minutes When I was at Barcelona I first heard William Lam (http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/) talking about the soon release of a VMware fling that would be around VMware tools for nested ESXi hosts. The soon release was 11 November 2013. I use lab setup often, to try out a few steps for education or to present features in … Continue reading »VMware Flings – Nested ESXi VMtools

WebCommander – VMware Lab Flings

Reading Time: 3 minutes An other post in the VMware Lab Flings series. This time a fling that I was re-introduced to when following the PowerCLI session at VMworld Europe. So what’s is WebCommander? Webcommander is a GUI framework around PowerShell and PowerCLI scripts. It gives an easy to use web interface. This can be used to provide users … Continue reading »WebCommander – VMware Lab Flings

VMware vBenchmark – Lab Flings

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last month I did a blog post of a fling I often use in project phases (read it at https://www.pascalswereld.nl/post/58225706990/vmware-io-analyzer-fling). I want to blog about another fling you can use in a project and also in normal management of virtual infrastructures. This fling is called vBenchmark and can create reports of your virtual environment with measurements … Continue reading »VMware vBenchmark – Lab Flings

VMware vSphere Auto Deploy and the GUI fling

Reading Time: 6 minutes As in my earlier IO Analyzer blog post, flings in VMware labs are an excellent place for very useful tools and extra’s for your VMware environment. You can find the VMware flings page at http://labs.vmware.com/flings/. One of the flings I want to blog about is the Auto Deploy GUI. This fling is a front end graphical … Continue reading »VMware vSphere Auto Deploy and the GUI fling