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My VCSA 6.5 does not send emails - Connection refused by []

This is another issue I see from time to time in Support Requests showing up in my team

This time the DNS settings are fine but the Appliance is still not able to send the emails, and a reboot of the appliance is not helping. 182 more words


Spectre & Meltdown Update

So it seems that the microcode patches released by VMware associated with their recent Security Advisory (VMSA-2018-0004) have been pulled….
So that’s ESXi650-201801402-BG, ESXi600-201801402-BG, or ESXi550-201801401-BG. 162 more words


Patching Windows vCenter to 6.0 Update 3d (Error code 3010)

As you may be aware, VMware has released patches for the latest security vulnerabilities. There’s patches for both ESXi and vCenter. A client reached out to me asking if I could apply these patches for them. 252 more words

root masquerading in VCSA 6.0

Hi all,

I blogged about it in the past on my other blog, which got eaten by the Internet ;-)

So as I already blogged about… 338 more words


The older version of cis-upgrade-runner cannot be removed when upgrade vCenter Server 6.0

When you upgrade or patch vCenter Server 6.0 for Windows, you may see following symptoms:

“The older version of cis-upgrade-runner cannot be removed. Contact your technical support group.”

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[Solved] : vCenter Appliance root Partition 100% full , plus Unable to log in to the root account

this week we have faced an issue with our vCenter Appliance , we got warring message at vCenter as showing below

when we try to login via ssh to check this issue login fail , and also Immediate session timeout when logging into vCenter Server Appliance Web Console (VAMI) because the root account password expired… 304 more words


Meltdown and Spectre in VMware Products

Update: You may want to have a look at my new blog post on this topic

Hi all,

as I am getting quite a few tickets regarding Spectre and Meltdown on vSphere Products and I just want to point you all to the official communication. 89 more words