site-to-site ipsec vpn Microsoft Azure using resourcemanager

This blog post is about setting up a site-to-site (IPSec) vpn between Microsoft Azure and your firewall using the resourcemanager. I’m using a Dell Sonicwall for example. — more to come, please send me an email if you have questions.

VMware vExpert 2017

Proud! Another year awarded with the VMware vExpert award Check the announcement on: https://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2017/02/vexpert-2017-award-announcement.html

Mac OS Sierra workaround for Citrix Receiver

UPDATED!! Since Mac OS users can update there OS version to 10.12 (sierra), there are problems with the Citrix Receiver. When you connect with your storefront, you can login, but when you choose a desktop or app the Citrix Receiver stops with the following error: Initialization Failed, Contact your help desk for assistance. The problem with this is that Apple changed some code for API calls, and with that change the Citrix Receiver gets wrong parameters back and ends with this […]

Connect HP OneView with Active Directory (step-by-step)

This blog describes a step-by-step guide on how to use secure LDAP to connect the HP OneView appliance with Active Directory. step 1. get the server certificate from the domain controller(s) step 2. creating the right ldap query within HP OneView step 3. adding domain groups to HP OneView step 1. get the server certificate from the domain controller(s) Download the latest version of openssl from openssl.org (click here) Unzip the package and start a command box and browse to the openssh\bin folder Now run […]

Using Edge browser with built-in Administrator

How-to run the edge browser as built-in (local) administrator on Windows Server 2016 or Windows 10 When you’re logged in with the built-in Administrator on a Windows Server 2016 or Windows 10 box, you can’t start the Edge browser. Default security will prevent you from using the Edge browser and suggests you to login with a different user. To workaround this, you can follow these instructions:  (windows+r) run gpedit.msc go to: Computer configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies […]

Let’s Encrypt

As of today february 16th, my personal website https://hendric.us is using a SSL certificate from the Let’s Encrypt open Certificate Authority. Let’s Encrypt is a great initiative to provide a better and saver internet. Please have a look at there website for more information: https://letsencrypt.org/

VMware vExpert 2016

On februari 5th, VMware announced the new vExpert 2016 awardees. I’m very honoured to receive the VMware vExpert 2016 award. It’s great to be part of a group of VMware professionals who share their knowledge with others. You can read the VMware blog post here: http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2016/02/vexpert-2016-award-announcement.html

Add multiple users to Lync 2013 (Powershell)

This script will help you enable multiple Lync 2013 users at once. Just place the OU’s separated with comma’s in the script and run it with enough rights. You should schedule a task to automate the process. [crayon-5b2d0fc2c802c228307607/]