December 2012 archive

Presentation from Midwest Regional VMUG

Yesterday I had the opportunity to speak at the Kansas City and Midwest regional VMUG with a session entitled “VMware EUC Vision and What’s New & What’s Next for VMware View“. This was another successful VMUG event with more than 800 attendees. Thanks to everyone who attended my session. This is the presentation deck I …

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VMware View PowerShell AD LDS Set-State Function

Automation is system administrator’s best friend. Automating repetitive tasks is a key enabler in most IT environments. Whilst many of the desktop pool changes in VMware View can be made via PowerShell, not all objects are exposed. I created the PowerShell function below and it will change a desktop pool property state in Active Directory …

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PowerShell Module for (NVP) Nicira Network Virtualization Platform

The network virtualization concept of decoupling the logical networking from the physical networking much like in the same way server virtualization de-coupled the operating systems and software from the physical server hardware is permeating IT organizations. NVP creates an intelligent abstraction layer between hosts and existing networks. Managed by a distributed controller system this intelligent …

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