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‚Äôs 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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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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