January 2020, VMware informed their customers that LDAP and Integrated Windows Authentication Identity Stores, will cease functioning as Microsoft is disabling LDAP on Active Directory. Have you not yet configured this in your environment? Read on!Continue reading
From Vendor to Airbender
Cloud-Based Monitoring with PRTG
Paessler has announced a public beta around their on-demand and cloud-based PRTG monitoring software offering! I decided to give their new solution a spin and connect it to my lab environment. Dive into this article to learn more.
VMworld 2017: Back To The Future
Four months have already passed this year and therefor it’s not strange to start thinking about VMworld!
This year, the event will take place in August (Las Vegas) and September (Barcelona), compared to previous years as the Europe event used to be in October.
Monitoring vSphere 6.5 with PRTG
Monitoring is one of the most important aspects of an IT environment. This post focuses on integrating Paessler’s PRTG Network Monitor with VMware vSphere 6.5.
Upgrading to VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.0.0
In case you didn’t notice, vRealize Log Insight 4.0.0 has been released earlier this week and is available for download. This article focusses on the required upgrade steps.
Release: vCloud Usage Meter 3.4
In case you didn’t notice, the new version of vCloud Usage Meter has been released at the end of July and is available for download. Read on to learn more about this new release.
Top vBlog 2015 Results
This short article is dedicated to the published results of the Top vBlog 2015 by vSphere-Land.
First of all, if you want to know more about the vBlog yearly voting, you can find more information in my previous posts:
And of course the website of vSphere-Land itself.
The winners of this year’s vBlog voting are:
- Duncan Epping (Yellow Bricks)
- William Lam (Virtually Ghetto)
- Cormac Hogan
Famous names and popular blogs, congrats guys!
This year it was also possible to vote for blogs in specific categories. The full results and results for those specific categories can be found here.
What about SnowVM?
So how did my blog do..?
I actually gained 123 spots which is something I wasn’t expecting!
I moved up the ladder from spot 208 to 85! Yay, I’m inside the top 100 out of 400, awesome and thanks for voting!
Next to this great result, I am also in the “Favorite Independent Blogger” category!
A massive thanks to all bloggers out there and keep on blogging! It’s great seeing the virtualization digital library grow so fast and cover so many topics.
And a special thanks to Eric Siebert, for organizing this great voting each year. I had a laugh during the Google Hangout session with Eric, Simon Seagrave, John Troyer and Scott Davis!
My new challenge at VMware
I got some exciting news to share with you all regarding my career path! It’s something I’m really proud of and am looking forward to the end of May. Why you think? Well..
NLVMUG USERCON 2015: Personal interview with Joe Baguley
Besides the presentation I had to give at the NLVMUG conference on the 19th of March, I had another cool appointment that day: interviewing Joe Baguley!
I was able to get a few minutes of his time for a one-on-one interview and ask him some personal and technical related questions.