Tagged: vSphere

vSphere 6u2 – Lab Upgrade 2

vSphere 6u2 – Lab Upgrade

This blog is only limited to vCenter and ESXi upgrade: Release notes: vCenter: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u2-release-notes.html ESXi: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-esxi-60u2-release-notes.html For those who do not know I am still using the Windows version of the vCenter Server (for...

vSphere Virtual Machine Power On Stuck at 95% 0

vSphere Virtual Machine Power On Stuck at 95%

Today I got a support call where the customer had a file server virtual machine that would not startup and every time they try to power it on it would get stuck at 95%...

Get ESXi Hosts WWNs Powershell and Shell Scripts 0

Get ESXi Hosts WWNs Powershell and Shell Scripts

So, at first you’d say oh this has been done before via PowerCLI and that is true in the case where you have a vCenter up and running and you’ve created all your clusters...

ESXi 5.5 and HP-AMS Heap globalCartel-1 already at its maximum size 0

ESXi 5.5 and HP-AMS Heap globalCartel-1 already at its maximum size

Nothing better than waking to a Saturday support call, no? Don’t you just love not having a weekend and support your clients instead ;-). So long story short, it was a VMware Horizon View...

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: VSA Appliance root access! Why? 0

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: VSA Appliance root access! Why?

Sometimes you get odd requests from customers but usually they have a valid argument, in this case a customer had an intelligent UPS which performs a soft shutdown of the virtual machines in case...

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Replace a vSphere Storage Appliance (5.5) 0

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Replace a vSphere Storage Appliance (5.5)

I was troubleshooting at a customer’s site and I found out that one of the appliances for some reason is corrupt from a configuration perspective, the cluster would always see the appliance offline when...

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: VMware VSA 5.3 Troubleshooting Scenario [1] 0

vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: VMware VSA 5.3 Troubleshooting Scenario [1]

I’ve been recently involved in various VMware VSA implementations and I haven’t faced much problems with it, usually is something drastic happens to the vCenter server I would just reinstall the vCenter server and...