Adding SSL to the Homelab - Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch Lite

First thing is to generate a CSR for the Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch Lite 24 port (firmware version 1.5.0) device, using OpenSSL on e.g. a laptop.

openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -out switch_home_hazenet_dk.csr -keyout switch_home_hazenet_dk.key -subj "/C=DK/ST=Jylland/L=Hedensted/O=Hazenet/OU=Home/"

The options used in the command are... Continue reading

Adding SSL to the Homelab - Ubiquiti EdgeRouter PoE

As described in Adding SSL to the Homelab - Using StartSSL Free Class 1 Certificates, I am going to use certifactes from StartSSL to secure my Ubiquiti EdgeRouter PoE.

Let’s start by generating a CSR for my Ubiquiti EdgeRouter PoE (firmware version 1.8.5) device, using OpenSSL on e.g. a laptop... Continue reading

Adding SSL to the Homelab - Using StartSSL Free Class 1 Certificates

As can be seen in my Homelab documentation I use a subdomain ( of my public domain (, for the “always-on” part of my home and lab equipment.

Because of this, it is possible for me to use CA signed certificates from StartSSL.


StartSSL offers both paid and free certificates... Continue reading

These are not the Network Profiles you're looking for

Network Profile Meme

The other day I was working on a customers vRealize Automation platform, and faced a frustrating problem related to Network Profiles... Continue reading

Catching up on 9 months of Veeam stuff

So in the past roughly 9 months a lot of things have happened for me related to Veeam.


Rasmus Haslund and I started the Veeam User Group in Denmark, with the first meeting on Friday the 13th of March 2015.

We had a great attendance of 63 people and gotten Rick Vanover to fly in from USA to give a session.

We had an amazing first meeting... Continue reading

Vote for Danish VMworld Sessions

If you have not already voted for your preferred VMworld sessions, please consider the following sessions which have been submitted by people for VMUG Denmark (my self included).

Voting is open until May 26 at 11:59pm PDT
Click here to vote... Continue reading

The next adventure awaits

Last Thursday, was my last day at Businessmann A/S.
When I started at Businessmann A/S on September 1st 2013 as a Consultant, I was rather inexperienced in the World of Virtualization.

Since then I have passed several certifications, met a lot of people and experienced even more... Continue reading

Veeam User Group started in Denmark

I am very pleased to announce that Rasmus Haslund, instructor and consultant at Arrow ECS, and my self have started a Veeam User Group in Denmark.

Our plan is to hold 2, maybe 3, meetings per year. And we will try to “model” this User Group after the very proven and good concept from VMware’s User Group (VMUG)... Continue reading

vExpert 2015

I am very honored to have been awarded vExpert status for the second year.

The official list was announced yesterday, and can be seen here:
vExpert 2015 Announcement

I would like to say thanks to VMware and the people behind vExpert program... Continue reading

Goodbye WordPress, Hello Jekyll

I have switch my blog from using WordPress to using Jekyll instead. Jekyll is a site generator, that builds a static website from “templates” and plain text files (usually Markdown files)... Continue reading