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PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Horizon Jumpstart script ready to rumble

Reading Time: 5 minutes A few blog posts ago (https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2017/08/24/nsx-for-desktop-jumpstart-microsegmentation-with-horizon-service-installer-fling/) I wrote about using the Horizon Service Installer fling for adding Horizon services to NSX for Desktop. From that blog post, I have been continuing to evolve the services file with services, sections, and rules that will normally appear in an EUC solution with VMware products. I tried to maintain … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Horizon Jumpstart script ready to rumble

Hello Hackathon VMworld EU!

Reading Time: 3 minutes This post first appeared as an article on the ITQ blog: https://itq.nl/hello-hackathon-vmworld-eu/ For the second year in a row, a hackathon was organized at VMworld Barcelona. The hackathon is mainly to provide the VMware {code} community with a fun and energizing space to “learn, code and connect” and create cool new things the world needs. And … Continue reading »Hello Hackathon VMworld EU!

PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Desktop Jumpstart and process YAML (yml) config file

Reading Time: 7 minutes In my last blog post (https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2017/08/24/nsx-for-desktop-jumpstart-microsegmentation-with-horizon-service-installer-fling/) I wrote about using the Horizon Service Installer fling for adding Horizon services to NSX for Desktop. From that blog post I have been evolving the services file with services and rules that will normally appear in an EUC solution with VMware products. Not just sticking with Horizon 7, … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Desktop Jumpstart and process YAML (yml) config file

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

App Volumes configuration: Active Directory bind user and use the short username captain!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here we are again! Holiday is unfortunately over. Lots seen and done, lovely travel companion and a great time. But yes back again to this crazy little thing called work. Some nice projects to be working on. This week started with the deployment of a Workspace ONE environment.As there are several phases in a EUC … Continue reading »App Volumes configuration: Active Directory bind user and use the short username captain!

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Horizon 7.2: With a little helpdesk from my friends

Reading Time: 5 minutes On June 20th the latest version of Horizon was released, namely Horizon 7.2. The highlights of this release include the added Horizon Help Desk tool, and general availability of Skype for Business enhancements in the Horizon environment to enable Horizon users to use Skype in a production environment. You can for example find the VMware … Continue reading »Horizon 7.2: With a little helpdesk from my friends

This post makes a hundred – time to take a peek back in pascalswereld.nl

Reading Time: 4 minutes And this is blog post number 100 in almost 4 years of blogging. A great milestone if I say so myself. And since my last was in 2013, a recap post is overdue 😉 So here goes crunching some numbers. TL;DR This post is a little recap what I have done with my blog with … Continue reading »This post makes a hundred – time to take a peek back in pascalswereld.nl

vRealize Log Insight broadening the Horizon: Active Directory integration deploy VMware Identity Manager

Reading Time: 5 minutes At a customer I am working on the design of vRealize Log Insight. With the authentication objective we can choose from the sources local, Active Directory or VMware Identity Manager. In the latest release (4.5) it is clearly stated that authentication configuration of Active Directory directly from Log Insight is depreciated. Edit: Unlike some previous … Continue reading »vRealize Log Insight broadening the Horizon: Active Directory integration deploy VMware Identity Manager

VCAP-DTM Deploy Achievement Unlocked with some exam time management tips for you

Reading Time: 4 minutes After my exam earlier was postponed due to some problems between Pearson VUE and VMware Lab communications, I did my VCAP-DTM deploy last Friday. And it was a pass on the first attempt 🙂 Woohoo. The exam is a whopping 3,4 (or somewhat with 205 minutes) hours getting through tasks where time management is the … Continue reading »VCAP-DTM Deploy Achievement Unlocked with some exam time management tips for you

EUC Layers: Horizon Connectivity or From NSX Load Balancers with Love

Reading Time: 7 minutes Another layer that will hit your end users is the connectivity from the client device to the EUC solution. No intermitted errors allowed in this communication. Users very rarely like connection server are not reachable pop-ups. Getting your users securely and reliably connected to your organization’s data, desktops, and applications while guaranteeing connection quality and … Continue reading »EUC Layers: Horizon Connectivity or From NSX Load Balancers with Love