Since 31 december 2020 Flash is end of life and since 12 januari 2021 it is blocked in browsers and automatically removed via windows update. To see the official Adobe newsitem read this item: Adobe Flash Player End of Life Possible solutions Thats all great but what if for example your vCenter is version 6.7 or lower. See this article for affected versions (VMware Flash End of Life and Supportability (78589)). Pro tip: Please Please upgrade to a version that doesn’t require Flash. Using flash is a security risk! But if you need an alternative in the meantime you can…

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11 Februari 2021 was also a special day for me. That day the word came out I was granted the privilige of becoming a VMware vExpert! What is a VMware vExpert? VMware started the vExpert program in 2009. VMware vExpert is an honorary title VMware grants to outstanding advocates of the company’s products. VMware recognizes vExperts with a certificate. The certificate and title give vExperts special privileges such as access to such private betas, free NFR licenses, and exclusive events. Currently, VMware has three paths to become a vExpert: the Evangelist Path, the Customer Path and the VMware Partner Path.  The Evangelist…

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9 Februari 2021 was a special day for me. That day the word came out I was granted the privilige of becoming a Citrix Technology Advocate! What is a Citrix Technology Advocate Citrix Technology Advocates are Citrix User Group Community super-users. They are Citrix customers, partners, and employees who advocate for Citrix on their own time with extraordinary social impact. Whether it’s in a blog post, a webinar, presentations at Citrix user group meetings around the world, or in peer-to-peer discussions on support sites, their advocacy is invaluable to Citrix! The main objective of the CTA program is to provide Citrix enthusiasts with meaningful recognition…

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Recently a we ran into a strange problem when we tried to enroll an older laptop in Microsoft Enpoint Manager Autopilot. The fun began when we exported the device serial number and tried to import it into Intune, o sorry I mean Microsoft Endpoint Manager, still can’t get used to that name :-). Pro-tip: If you have any questions regarding the Autopilot onboarding process, I suggest you read this awesome blog by Robin Hobo (https://www.robinhobo.com/how-to-setup-windows-autopilot-and-add-existing-devices-the-quickest-way/). ProblemWhen we imported the CSV that contained the device serial number we where greeted with an error: “Check your .csv file with your device provider.…

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Problem When logging into an Azure tenant you have the option to switch to another directory (if available). Sometimes you have directories connected there that are not relevant anymore (because of testing etc.). To check if you have more organisations connected to your azure login account. Log into Azure with your acccount and click on your name on the top right. It should have the option to switch direcrtory. Click on this and you should see the subscriptions connected to your account. So if not needed anymore the question remains is it possible to remove them? Solution Off course thats…

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Problem I was trying to add my vCenter to my internal AD but I kept keeping the error that vCenter could not connect. ldm client exeption: Error trying to join AD, error code [40075], user [user], domain [domain], orgunit [] Solution First I checked if the domain was reachable via DNS from the vCenter server by connecting via SSH to the vCenter VM and pinging the domain. So there was no issues there, but i thought lets try the command line to see if we can add it like this. so I typed in the commands Shell/opt/likewise/bin/domainjoin-cli join [domain] [user…

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Background So recently I was updating my homelab with ESX 7.0 and a brand spanking new vCenter install. I choose to completely wipe my old homelab on the ESX environment and completely reinstall it. I started with the ESX installation through this manual (https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2004784) and deployed a domain controller on the new VMware host. So when the domain controller was up and running and all was well I started deploying the vCenter appliance using this manual (http://arnaudpain.com/2020/05/26/vmware-vcenter-7-0-install-step-by-step/#sthash.Zk3q8m3p.dpbs). Problem This worked and now I wanted to configure the vCenter. so browsed to the site. After starting the HTML5 client I got…

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From the 2nd to the 4th of November 2018 I attended Expert to Expert Virtualisation Conference (E2EVC) in Athens. E2EVC is a End User Computing (EUC) focussed event run all over the world mostly from Friday till Sunday. The audience consist mostly of consultants both independent and from partners and the weekend dates make it easier to get time away from work. During the conference networking also plays a big part, so Alex (the creator of the conference) gives a lot of opportunity to mingle with the other attendees. All sessions are technical (no marketing BS) so if you are…

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Microsoft advices to use Teamviewer as the tool for remote assistance when using Azure Intune for managing endpoint devices. The setup process is fairly simple and you can use a trial subscription from Teamviewer for testing. I created this post to show you how to configure this but as Microsoft constantly updates/changes features in Intune this post might be outdated. Setting up the teamviewer trial Go to the teamviewer site (https://www.teamviewer.com), on the top right corner of the site click on login. Click on register for a new account and fill in the required fields verify your not a robot…

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