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Horizon View 6.2 – Cannot Disable Connection Server – Failed to update Connection Server

Recently saw an error message when trying to disable the connection server via the admin UI, which reads: Failed to update the Connection Server. Images taken from a twitter post by Ronald Westerhout @rwesterhout81 So it turns out from Ronald that

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How To Reclaim ESXi VMFS storage with Ubuntu VMs

First of all, zero the space in the guest. You can do that easily with secure-delete. In the Ubuntu guest, this srm command will recursively delete all files and folders, quickly, verbosely, zero the old file and will only do it

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How to configure PERC H730 RAID Cards for VMware VSAN

Hey All, just wanted to write up a quick post with pics on how to configure the H730 RAID card for VMware VSAN. First of all, the H730 is on the HCL and is a great choice due to the

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Bobby Boucher, persistent virtual desktops ARE THE DEVIL!

No they’re not. In fact, most desktops are persistent, they’re just not virtual. Other industry experts have already had this discussion many times and I think it’s my turn to sound off. I have to be completely honest, I’m just

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The Year of the VDI

I seriously cannot stand the phrase “The Year of the VDI”, and I’m pretty sure most of you reading this might be here because you feel the same way. In the past the notion has been very annoying to me because at each

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AppVolumes 2.9 – Near 0 RTO Multi-Datacenter Design Options

So this is more of me just thinking out loud on how this could be accomplished. Any thoughts or comments would be appreciated. Check Dale’s blog “VMware App Volumes Multi-vCenter and Multi-Site Deployments” for a great pre-read resource. The requirements

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Entering VSAN Maintenance Mode Hangs at 65%

Ran into a weird situation in my lab where entering maintenance mode from the Web Client while attempting doing a full data evacuation WHILE there’s a failed disk in the disk group. It looked like it was unable to enter

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