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vCenter Server Appliance 6 Upgrade

This post gives a walkthrough on upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance from v5.5 to v6.0.

If you are looking for instructions on upgrading a Windows vCenter then please see… 1,059 more words


Is the server a VM

Issue: Have you ever worked at a large company and get someone telling you their server is a VM but you can’t locate it?

What might have happened: 133 more words


Wednesday Tidbit: Make sure your Certificate Authority signature algorithm is valid for vCenter certificates

Yesterday I decided it was time to rebuild my VCSA. Being a brand new one, I thought it would be a good opportunity to replace the default untrusted SSL certificates with genuine ones issued from my in-house Microsoft Certificate Authority. 222 more words

Wednesday Tidbit

Difference Between VMware vSphere, ESXi, vSphere Client and vCenter

Virtualization has been a buzz word for some time now in cloud and data center environments. VMware has not only pioneered this amazing technology but also constantly bringing innovative and cutting-edge virtualization solutions to the market such as… 667 more words


vCenter 6 Upgrade Internal Error

Quick post on this error referencing a locked SSO database file.

During a recent vCenter upgrade I received the error message below after the installation process had started. 302 more words


What's in a name? The SRDF Utilities for SRM

I’ve spent countless hours documenting our SRDF SRA for SRM and the accompanying Utilities.  Unfortunately there are subtleties in the product pair which continue to confuse both our customers and our own employees who work with those customers.  1,025 more words


Avoid extra clicks accessing vCenter!

Hello all,

I do not have custom certs in my lab, but rather am using the ones that VMware has in the vCSA.  So that means I get an opportunity to do an extra click when access the vSphere Web Client. 512 more words

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