Virtualization

World Backup Day contest by Altaro

World Backup Day is something we’re used to mark as an event every year, as a reminder we need to take good care of our data. But this year Altaro challenges us to change our mindsets and start considering the value of a good backup solution not just once, but every day.

VMware Horizon 7 – fix Desktop Pool stuck in delete state

Horizon 7 Logo

VMware Horizon is a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) product which allows customers to easily virtualize desktops and manage them. Besides its core VDI purpose, it delivers applications and allows for easy management. If you want to read more about Horizon View features please read it on VMware site: https://www.vmware.com/products/horizon.html</a>.

I am working with a customer on Horizon based VDI implementation and today I want to share with you how to fix Desktop Pool stuck in delete state.

NSX SFTP Backup stops working after upgrade to NSX 6.3.*

I am in a process of upgrading NSX 6.2.4 by a customer in three locations deployed using VVD Deployment Toolkit. The NSX Upgrade itself went really smoothly. However, after the upgrade, we noticed that SFTP backup stopped working with an enigmatic error.

Unable to connect to server FQDN at 22. Either server details are invalid or invalid credentials are presented.( Common algorithms not found. )