Tag Archives: vSphere Client

VMware VSA License Expired

Well today a customer called screaming out that the VSA’s license has expired (although the key’s were installed upon installation),  so I logged in to vCenter via vSphere Client and vSphere Web Client and  a nice “Expired” can be noticed. Note that the environment is still up and running and all the virtual machines that… Read More »


Issues when Upgrading from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.x

Lately I had a little project where I had to upgrade a VMware Infrastructure from 4.1 to 5.x along all went well, I did vCenter then the vSphere Client and finally I went for the ESX hosts. For product manageability purposes I did both via update manager and did an in place upgrade directly while… Read More »


vSphere 5.0 Tip to Toe: Basic ESXi 5.0 Configuration

Commencing from where we left, now that our ESXi 5.0 hypervisor is up and running we’ll need to do some initial configuration before we can connect to it using the vSphere Client. 1- Go to your console, and press F2 this will prompt you to for root user’s authentication, once you’ve authenticated you’ll have to… Read More »