Recently at a customer I needed to automatically create linked clones in VMware vSphere. For this I wrote a quick PowerShell (PowerCLI) function. With this function you can create multiple linked clones from one base VM in a resource pool or on a ESXi host. The script will also check if there isn’t already a snapshot present for the linked clones and gives you the
You might notice there is no OneDrive client in Windows Server 2016. After installing Office ProPlus, you do get the OneDrive for Business client but that client isn’t as feature rich as the normal OneDrive client. But luckily we can download the normal OneDrive client from Microsoft website here. Now we run into the next problem; the OneDrive client will install itself into the user
Two weeks ago I went to Citrix Synergy in Anaheim. Here Citrix announced the future vision of the company. And the vision is clear, it is CLOUD. Citrix now thinks of itself as a cloud company. And with their new Citrix Workspace they have a great cloud product. But how does automation fit into the cloud and what can we automate? In this blog I
I have been really busy with learning more about Microsoft Azure and automation through PowerShell (Azure-Rm). But every time I want to test something I have to rebuild my lab because I delete everything in the end to save costs. One of the first things I always have to do is to create a new virtual network, virtual network gateway, local gateway and VPN connection.
Yesterday, the 19th of April, the first Ivanti Interchange Unplugged was held in the Netherlands. The Interchange Unplugged event was held in Utrecht and it was a beautiful sunny day to soak up a lot of knowledge. During the Interchange events (there are multiple world wide) Ivanti shares their vision on IT (Unified IT) and how the Ivanti product range can help you unify and
A common issue I see at customers is that there are performance issues, but there is no performance monitoring. Often administrators will look at the live performance of a VM in the hypervisor or check the task manager. But this will not give them enough information on why the user experience is deprecated. Also, users often say; “Today the experience is good but yesterday morning
Everyone who uses Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) knows that it is important to make your vDisk and PVS servers High Available. There are two ways to do this. You can share high available (centralized) storage between your PVS servers or you can attach local storage to each PVS server to create a local store. In the real world, I have seen the local storage option way