Tag Archive: SMB

Error joining vCenter Server Appliance to Active Directory

Time for another guest blog post and this one by my former colleague Johan Blom @ RTSAB who had problem joining a vCenter Server Appliance 6 U1 to a Windows 2012 R2 domain. When trying top join domain from vSphere Web Client the following error was seen:   Idm client exception: Error trying to join AD, error code [11], user [XXX\yyy …

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SMB vCloud Director design challenge – number of licenses

I have previously written about a vCloud Director (vCD) implementation where the vCD based VMs must coexists with traditional vSphere based VMs in the same vSphere cluster, post available here. A few days ago one customer added an even more interesting parameter to such a solution. The customer has an existing vSphere environment, running both …

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vCloud Director implementation for small businesses

So this will be the first blog post where i discuss an architectural challenge. Several vCloud Director implementations i have conducted in Sweden lately has been for small businesses or at least including small virtual environments. Some of the customer requirements included in my last project were: 4 ESXi hosts available. Run vCloud Director based …

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