The Dutch VMUG Event 2010 – Recap.

Just a quick blog about the sessions I attended at the sixth Dutch VMUG Event, which have been hold at NBC Nieuwegein. This event was the biggest so far, 750 attendees!  I blogged earlier about the sessions that I will attend so here is a quick recap. First session: VMware vCloud Director presented by Willem van Engeland (VMware) and Duncan Epping (VMware). Willem and Duncan showed us what the vCloud Directory is and what you […]


“Unable to retrieve health data from https” alert displayed in the vCenter Service Status.

I recently saw this error occur on a Windows Server 2008 R2 running VMware vCenter Server 4.1.0 (Build 258902) after changing the name of the server. Apparently, changes made to the machine name are not reflected to the installation of the VMware vCenter Converter. According to VMware KB 1025010, this alert could be triggered due to an SSL certificate issue, which would make sense since the name of the vCenter Server had been changed. Here […]