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ESXi 6.x -Restart Mgmt Agents via CLI

Experiencing issues connecting to an ESXi host from vCenter Server?

A good place to start your troubleshooting is by restarting the ESXi management agents.

The following method uses the CLI option SSH/Local console to restart an ESXi host management agents: 292 more words


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VMware’s VSAN – Hyper-Converged Computing

VMware Virtual SAN is a well planned out solution to the Hyper-Converged infrastructure.

With flash costs dropping VSAN does show a good promise of delivery for the next generation of storage and computing. 114 more words



VMware VCAP6-DTM Design – Exam Experience

I just got back from sitting the beta of the VCAP6-DTM Design exam, so I thought I would give a bit of feedback for anyone thinking of doing it any point in the future. 978 more words


VMware PowerCLI – Enable/Disable SSH Per vSphere Cluster

The following script allows the user to Enable/Disable SSH at a per vSphere cluster level. You may download the ‘SSH.ps1‘ script here: SSH.ps1… 261 more words


Do RDMs need MPIO?

I got a great question the other day regarding VMware Raw Device Mappings:

If an RDM is a direct pass though of a volume from Storage Device to VM, does the VM need MPIO software like a physical machine does? 449 more words

IBM Storage

Unable to see identity providers in vRA 7.0.x

I have seen a weird issue which seems to have come along in vRA 7.0.1, to do with roles and authorization. In my environment I have delegated the Tenant Administrator role to an Active Directory group, named ‘vRA-TenantAdmins’, of which my user account is a member. 190 more words


VSAN 6.2 Upgrade – Failed to realign objects

Good post by Cormac Hogan (thank you)

A number of customers have reported experiencing difficulty when attempting to upgrade the on-disk format on VSAN 6.2. The upgrade to vSphere 6.0u2 goes absolutely fine; it is only when they try to upgrade the on-disk format, to use new features such as Software Checksum, and Deduplication and Compression, that they encounter this error.

Read on here