Veeam Cloud Connect repository not showing up

The other day we had a customer having some issues with a Veeam Cloud Connect repository not showing up after connecting to our Veeam Cloud Connect service.

The customer had previously tested our service, and was now signing up for good. The account they used for testing had recently been deleted, so the customer was provided a new account and a fresh Veeam Cloud Connect Repository.

When the customer signed in with the newly provided credentials, the sign in work as expected, but the Veeam Cloud Connect repository did not show up in the customers list of repositories... Continue reading

vExpert 2017

I am very honored to have been awarded vExpert status another year.

The official list was announced on Wednesday, and can be seen here:
vExpert 2017 Announcement

vExpert 2017

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

The troubles of resetting IP on APC Network Management Card

I recently purchased a used APC Smart-UPS 1000 (SU1000) and a used APC Network Management Card (AP9619), each from separate sellers. So the amount of information and accessories was limited.

APC Smart-UPS 1000

APC Smart-UPS 1000

As a result I did not know the IP address of the APC Network Manamangement Card.

No big deal, was my initial thought. Oh how I was wrong... Continue reading

Veeam Vanguard 2017

I am very humbled and honoured to announce that I for the third year in a row have been selected to be part of the Veeam Vanguard program.

Veeam Vanguard
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Goals for 2017

Inspired by my good collegue in Norway, Christian Mohn, I have decided to write down my tech/geek goals for 2017.
And I will do a follow up in the end of 2017 to see how much of it I actually acheived... Continue reading

Executing Actions in vRealize Orchestrator

In vRealize Orchestrator it is always best to make your code modular, either as individual Workflows or as Actions. Actions is structured in Modules (which in the vRealize Orchestrator client is shown as folders)

The normal way to execute a action is like this:

actionResult = System.getModule("com.vmware.library.date").addHoursToDate(date,hours);

To break this down a bit... Continue reading

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/CN=switch.home.hazenet.dk"

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 (home.hazenet.dk) of my public domain (hazenet.dk), 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

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