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VCSA - Failed to execute, during Setup Wizard

When running through the Setup Wizard in the vCenter Server Appliance  version 5.5

you receive:

Failed to execute ‘/usr/sbin/vpxd_servicecfg ‘db’ write’…..

This occurs for SSO and the Database Setup… 27 more words


DR options of VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP)

Post by Vladan Seget (thank you)

In the past I have received few questions on VDP resiliency. Users usually like the “appliance” approach when it comes to backup software, but they want to be sure that they can take steps to get back in business if something gets wrong. 50 more words


DVSwitch ports Blocked - Nexus 1000v

Recently, Ports on the Nexus1000v became blocked after performing a Nexus 1000v Upgrade.

After the upgrade a whole bunch of the VMs lost network connectivity, whilst IP Storage Etc.. 266 more words


vSphere Client 5.5 Update 2 now has the capability to edit VMs with VM hardware version 10

With the release of vSphere 5.5 Update 2 last week, the vSphere client now has the ability to edit the properties of VMs with hardware compatibility level set to version 10. 122 more words


vSphere 5.5 Update 2 Released

VMware vCenter Server and ESXi 5.5 Update 2 has just been released with a number of fixes and additional features such as vCenter Server database support for… 112 more words


vCenter Server Appliance 5.5: Create Local Administrative IDs to use as Service Accounts

The following procedures can be used to create local administrative IDs on the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) under version 5.5.  Such accounts are useful as either service accounts for third party applications that need access to the operating system of the appliance or as a means of eliminating use of the root account for improved security and non-repudiation purposes.   1,687 more words


Tegile NFS Datastore Management in vCenter

As the primary VMware and storage admin, I try to minimize the number of tools I have to use to accomplish my tasks. When it comes to provisioning and managing volumes for VMware, I prefer to do it all from within the vSphere if possible. 632 more words