Enable Multi-Factor Authentication for VMware Horizon UAG with Thales / Gemalto Safenet

Background I had a requirement to implement Multi-Factor Authentication for external access to a Horizon View environment. External connections are already handled by a VMware Universal Access Gateway so it is a pretty easy task to include and enable the integration with a radius service to enable MFA. This guide […]


Error: Failed to find crypto key – Veeam 1

Background Following an upgrade to Veeam 9.5 U4, some of my back jobs started to fail with the error, “Error: Failed to find crypto key”   Solution There was not much info on the old interwebs about this, but I did stumble across a solution in this Veeam Forum post (Thanks […]


VMware Cloud Foundation, Will it run on Oracle Ravello? Part 5: Deploying SDDC manager

Before we begin If you have not checked out what this series is about then please take a look at the previous parts below. Part 1: Planning Part 2: Ancillary Services Part 3: Management Cluster “Hardware” Part 4: Management Cluster Software Software Defined DataCentre Manager deployment The aim of this […]


VMware Cloud Foundation, Will it run on Oracle Ravello? Part 4: Deploying management cluster software 1

Before we begin If you have not checked out what this series is about then please take a look at the previous parts below. Part 1: Planning Part 2: Ancillary Services Part 3: Management Cluster “Hardware” Management Cluster Software Management cluster ESXi host install If you made it this far, […]


VMware Cloud Foundation, Will it run on Oracle Ravello? Part 3: Deploying management cluster hardware 2

Before we begin If you have not checked out what this series is about then please take a look at the previous parts below. Part 1: Planning Part 2: Ancillary Services Management Cluster “Hardware”. Part way through writing this blog series, VMware released version 3.5 of VCF. From this point […]