How to get vCD 9.1 and higher to work with vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.1

Since we are in the process of adding a boatload of new products to our environment and services, we needed to add our new vCloud Director instances to our vCloud Usage Meter environment. For those that don’t know; VMware vCloud Usage meter is used to measure the license usage for …

NLVMUG UserCon 2019 recordings available on YouTube

On March 21 Bryan and myself attended the Dutch VMUG UserCon 2019. It was a very busy day filled with a lot of interesting content. If you were unable to attend or missed a session because of scheduling conflicts you can now view them on YouTube! Check out the following …

Creating a nested ESXi server in vCloud Director

Back in 2018 William Lam released a special virtual appliance version of the ESXi 6.7 image as an OVA. Now you might wonder why would you need a special virtual appliance for a nested ESXi server? The most essential components are already there especially with ESXi 6.7: VMware tools Native …

VMworld Europe – Day 3

General Session The General Session started of with Sanjay Poonen delivering some numbers regarding savings you as a company can realize when you implement VMware’s software offerings such as vSAN or NSX into your IT environments. After this he briefly mentioned a new project called Skyline, a proactive support service …

VMworld Europe – Day 1

Today is the first day of VMworld Europe 2018! The day started of by visiting the large entrance hall inside the Fira in Barcelona. This hall was full of different areas regarding certifications, Hands-On-Labs (HOL’s), VMware’s Cloud City, Alumni lounge and many many more areas of interest. After we got …