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Invalid Server Certificate Error - vSphere PowerCLI

That pesky server centrificate rror you see when logging into vCenter via PowerCLI

Quick and dirty fix: Launch PowerCLI, cut and paste this set-PowerCLIConfiguration -invalidCertificateAction “ignore”

BOOM! No more pesky error..


vmware / Unable to connect to the MKS: Failed to connect to server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:902

issue: When trying to open the console to a VM, I got “Unable to connect to the MKS: Failed to connect to server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:902… 23 more words


How to verify if CPU is 64-bits compatible without a reboot

If you are running a HA machine and want to make sure that your hardware will support 64-bits guest operating system you can run the following command before rebooting machine and checking the BIOS option: 83 more words


DRS Scheduling

In a production environment tied to Voice products, sometimes that vendor will request that DRS be disabled on a cluster. We can therefore schedule DRS to be performed off-hours/weekend/maintenance window. 33 more words


Creating NFS Share on Synology NAS

I wanted to add a few NFS shares to my VMware lab in order to access my ISO’s of my software.

From the control panel create or select a new shared folder… 109 more words


vSAN 1.0 Released Home lab update here I come!

In case you missed the vSAN announcement and demo on www.vmware.com/now Here is a quick review…

  • General Availability of Virtual SAN 1.0 the week of March 10th …
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Patches? Patches? We don’t need no stinkin’ Patches


Recently I reviewed some of the patching techniqus around ESXi and vCenter Server.

The question I wanted to know more about was – How are products (vCenter and ESX(i) patched (4.0 and above)?   643 more words