This evening I finished migrating my servers to 95% containerized workloads. Although lightweight, the setup of the conventional workloads became quiet complex over the years. As I do not need complex orchestrations or automatic scaling, I managed to move all my business needs to Docker, following the KISS principle, without any Kubernetes involved. Some of the containerized apps:Nextcloud, PostgreSQL, Django NGINX instances, Jenkins, Buildbot, Node-RED, Camunda, JupyterHub, Gitea, Robot Framework, Mosquitto, XMPP, Redis, Apache CouchDB. The only thing left out of Docker is the backup. In the past years I managed to move…continue reading →

VMWare UEM vs OneDrive

A while back I ran into a issue while using the OneDrive Nextgen Client (17.x) on Windows 10 while using VMWare UEM 9.2 as a profile management solution.  The issue was easy to determine: Onedrive just did not start. After ruling out any AppLocker issues, I discovered it had something todo with the UEM process hooks. Blacklisting dllhost.exe, onedrive.exe and onedrivesetup.exe solved the issue. Then UEM 9.3 came out, which fixed the issue, and therefore the manual blacklist could be removed. Recently Onedrive 18.x surfaced. You know where I'm going? Right? No? The…continue reading →