View client “To Go”

By | June 14, 2012

Ever wanted to turn any PC into a View client? Then take a look at this webbased View Client ISO creator – TinyCore Builder for VMware View ( Create ISO Burn ISO If you want to boot from USB, I have great success using UNetbootin (, to convert ISO images to USB. A. Mikkelsen

Powershell/ESXCLI – EMC VPLEX changing multipathing policy

By | May 7, 2012

When connecting some storage systems to vSphere, vSphere sometime doesn’t select the most optimal multipathing policy. I came across the above problem when adding an EMC VPLEX storage system to a  large vSphere 4.1 installation. vSphere selected the Fixed path multipathing policy. In smaller environments this isn’t normally a problem , but when a Fixed policy is selected in… Read More »

VMware Chargeback: Change MSSQL database IP and/or port

By | October 6, 2011

Yesterday I was supposed to receive last months billing reports from our vCloud Director environment. But for some reason this didn’t happen 🙁 I tried to logon to the VCCB web front end, but that wasn’t possible – the page just timed out. Then I checked the VCCB  services and all was running. Just to be sure… Read More »

VMware releases vSphere 4.1 hardening guide

By | June 24, 2011

In April VMware released their hardening guide for vSphere 4.1 ( , now the have also released a free tool to check your vSphere installations against their hardening guidelines. The tool is called “VMware Compliance Checker for vSphere” –

VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference – Book

By | September 4, 2011

If you haven’t read or read about the must have PowerCLI book “VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration“, by Luc Dekens, Alan Renouf, Glen Sizemore, Arnim van Lieshout and Jonathan Medd, then you need to check it out. The book will show you how to automate your VMware infrastructure from vCenter to VM’s. Automate… Read More »

vSphere Client 4.1 error…

By | June 1, 2011

After I upgraded vSphere vCenter & Client to 4.1 258902, I been getting an error in the vSphere Client. A internal error occured in the vSphere Client. Details: Object reference not set to an instant object. The solution is provided by VMware. It’s just replacing a DLL file 🙂 The error is only with… Read More »

Sorry for my absence

By | May 16, 2011

Hey all, Just to let you know that I haven’t forgotten about you, but the last 6 months has been hectic. In October I changed job from Logica to NNIT. The change has meant that I haven’t had much the time to blog. This is no excuse, but now I’m back J Over the next… Read More »