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Veeam Backup - Indexing vCenter appliance

I came across some interesting challenges in backing up a vCenter virtual appliance through Veeam recently and thought I would share a few of the things I did to get it working. 292 more words

VMware Metro Storage Cluster Overview

VMware Metro Storage Cluster

VMware Metro Storage Cluster (vMSC) allows vCenter to stretch across two data centers in geographically dispersed locations. In normal circumstances, in vSphere 5.5 and below at least, vCenter would be deployed in Link-Mode so two vCenters can be managed as one. 1,423 more words


vSphere 6 Dump / Syslog Collector: PowerCLI Script

This is a quick update for a post I previously wrote on configuring vSphere 5 Syslog and Network Dump Collectors. You can find it here… 617 more words


vCenter tip: Getting Insufficient heartbeat datastores message for your cluster? here's how to inhibit

Might see this error in vCenter

“The number of vSphere HA heartbeat datastores for this host is 1 which is less than required 2.”

Ideally, you should look to add an additional datastore to stop this error appearing. 198 more words


Using vSphere Auto Deploy to reduce configuration drift in the enterprise - Part 2

In part 1 of this short series we discussed configuration drift with regards to ESXi hosts.  In this part, we complete the series by configuring answer files, host profiles, and various other settings needed to successfully Auto Deploy ESXi hosts. 1,456 more words


How to remove a vCenter Server that no longer exists from a Platform Services Controller.

I recently ran into a situation where a customer had removed a vcenter server from their environment and built another but had not decommissioned the first from the PSC. 194 more words


Migración de Alarmas de vCenter

Alarmas juegan un papel muy importante en vCenter con el fin de mantener a los administradores de VMware consciente de lo que está pasando con sus entornos. 477 more words