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Cross vCenter vMotion with vRealize Orchestrator

I was recently looking for a way to migrate a VM between two vCenter servers with separate SSO domains. I couldn’t readily find something that did everything I was looking to do in vRealize Orchestrator, so I figured I would post my findings. 540 more words

VRealize Orchestrator

HCI Bench – vSAN performance tool – Part 3: Tests and Results


Once you hit the “Test” button you can go watch some movies. It’s take a time depend on your HW. For me it was couple of hours. 522 more words

HCI Bench – vSAN performance tool – Part 2: Configuration

Benchmark VM Configuration

Default configuration

  • Once the VM is deployed turn it on.
  • Go to your browser and navigate to your benchmark VM “Benchmark2” in my case.
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HCI Bench – vSAN performance tool – Part 1: Installation

What is HCI Bench


HCIBench stands for “Hyper-converged Infrastructure Benchmark”. It’s essentially an automation wrapper around the popular and proven VDbench open source benchmark tool… 292 more words

vCenter 6.5 Appliance Backup and Restore

With the release of vSphere 6.5 VMware has introduced a new method for creating a backup of the vCenter Appliance. This method is available from the vCenter Appliance web management interface on port 5480 ( 432 more words


vCenter 6.0: VMware Common Logging Service Health Alarm [RESOLVED]

A few days ago I noticed a warning message appearing in vCenter Server pointing to some issues with the VMware Common Logging Service.

The service status was showing that the disk space had been filling in steadily reaching the 30% warning threshold. 232 more words


Updating vCenter Server with External PSC

The following post demonstrates the update process for applying minor updates to a vSphere environment running multiple vCenter Server appliances and external Platform Services Controllers. 834 more words