Synthetic FibreChannel Port Failed to finish reserving resources

So its a Saturday afternoon playing my 2 years old and a phone call came to end it ;-), so one of our customer had an issue with live migrating virtual machines with vFC disks attached to it. The first error I logged was: Live migration of ‘Virtual Machine XXX-XXX-XXX’ failed. Virtual machine migration operation Continue Reading →

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VMware VSA Export VMs from broken appliances

So the title sounds disastrous and its a fact that I had recently faced the issue at one of our customers where one of the VSA ESXi nodes failed due to hardware issues and the second VSA node didn’t export the replica datastore and instead it went into maintenance mode: Even when we got the Continue Reading →

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Citrix Receiver: Authentication token are not matching

This happened only when using Citrix Receiver, using the Receiver for Web was fine without any issues, so my current setup has: 2 Delivery Controllers @ 7.5 2 StoreFront Servers @ 2.5 1 Access Gateway @ 10.5 Receiver @ 4.1 I was reconfiguring the environment and I noticed that I didn’t fill out the SNIP Continue Reading →

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Customizing Citrix Netscaler Access Gateway Theme (based on 10.5)

I’ve been involved lately in a lot of Netscaler goodness and this appliance just gets a hold of you like ants to sugar ;-). Usually when you’re done with technically configuring the appliance (virtual/physical) you can add some customization to the Access Gateway and get back a nice smile from the business people as most Continue Reading →

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Migrating from HP EVA to HP 3PAR – Quick Notes

I’ve been dealing with a lot of 3PAR lately and hopefully the hereunder notes will be beneficial for you when going for the EVA to 3PAR Online Import, I am assuming you already have an EVA, a 3PAR, FC Switches, hosts with data on EVA and Command View 10.3, also I am assuming that there Continue Reading →

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