How to change vCenter and vSphere IP Address ( embedded PSC )

Hello everyone, this is a small personal blog post about changing the vCenter and vSphere IP Address. changing the IP Address is not without any risk, perform a backup of your vcenter vm's before doing some changes. After configuring a new vCenter server and a vSphere cluster with 9 Hosts, the network team decided that … Continue reading How to change vCenter and vSphere IP Address ( embedded PSC )

VMware Horizon Cloud Pod “Error adding local pool to the global desktop entitlement”

Hello everyone, just a small blog about a strange problem within the VMware Horizon console while configuring a global desktop entitlement. After creating two test desktop pools and deploying a few desktops. I've created a global desktop entitlement with the name "Test-desktops" to make these two pools available from one single entry point with Horizon … Continue reading VMware Horizon Cloud Pod “Error adding local pool to the global desktop entitlement”

VMware PSC failed to run vdcpromo

Hi All, I've got something to share about an error while deploying a new PSC in an existing SSO domain. In the second admin interface ( stage 2 ), after deploying the appliance, you must specify which configuration you wanna used for your environment. In my case I was trying to connect a second PSC … Continue reading VMware PSC failed to run vdcpromo

VMware Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture Questions From the Field

While implementing a Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture, customers asked overall the same questions, how its work, what happens if..., In this blog i will cover some of the questions asked by customers in the field. The first questions and most common, why do we need a Cloud Pod Architecture, we can also spread the connection … Continue reading VMware Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture Questions From the Field

VMware App Volumes version 2.14

On May 29, VMware Released a new version of VMware App Volumes (2.14 ) with a lot of great features as Backup Writable,restore Writable, Writable volumes on shared datastores, Share Writable volumes wilt multiple vCenter servers, improved logon time and Role-Based Access Controls. In this blog i will cover some of these great features, with … Continue reading VMware App Volumes version 2.14

VMware App Volumes Backup Utility, How to use?

While working with app volumes since the release in the year of 2014, I notice that it was difficult to find a backup solution that can backup a single vmdk file without being mounted to a virtual machine. Because the vmdk file is not mounted to a virtual machine the backup software cannot recognize theze files … Continue reading VMware App Volumes Backup Utility, How to use?

Monitoring VMware Horizon with vRealize Operations Manager Part 1

After deploying vRealize Operations Manager, this blog handles the installation and integration of VMware Horizon with vRealize Operations Manager version 6.6. First of all, why do we need vRealize to monitoring the complete stack of Horizon Components in the network? vRealize operation manager gives it admins a single web interface with the health of the … Continue reading Monitoring VMware Horizon with vRealize Operations Manager Part 1

vRealize Operations Manager How to Change IP Address

While deploying vRealize Operations Manager in my test environment as OVF, I noticed that the static IP address configured in the wizard, didn't apply to the configuration of the appliance. By default, it is using dhcp instead of static . While searching to the right tab, I noticed that you can't change the ip address … Continue reading vRealize Operations Manager How to Change IP Address

Handle OST Files With VMware App Volumes

More and more companies are considering to migrate their mail to office 365, with that fact, the default standard non-dedicated VDI environment isn't ready for handling ost files without additional tools. In this blog I will describe the use of VMware App Volumes "writable disk" for offloading the ost file. In smaller environments, Mostly IT … Continue reading Handle OST Files With VMware App Volumes

Horizon 7.3.1 Help Desk Tool, New Cool Things

With the release of Horizon 7.3.1 there are a few improvements and new features in the updated Help Desk Tool, in this blog I will describe the coolest features in this release.     Horizon Help Desk requires the Enterprise or Horizon Apps advanced edition license. Horizon standard license dos not include the Help desk … Continue reading Horizon 7.3.1 Help Desk Tool, New Cool Things