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vCenter Server services is not accessible (troubleshooting continued..)

In continuation to one of my last article vCenter Server services is not accessible where I was trying to make a point that collecting information is the first line of defense against the problem from re-occurring in future. 506 more words


vSphere Replication fails at validation to DR site

I recently came across an error where I needed to set up a replication between two datacenters using the VMware vSphere Replication appliance.

The appliances on both sides were updated to version Build 6128217 and the vCenter Server appliances as well as the ESXi hosts were on the latest build at 6.5. 312 more words


VMware: StorageHub Portal Refresh

For those of us who have been interested in getting explicit information about VMware vSAN, Site Recovery Manager, and vSphere storage in general, VMware StorageHub… 60 more words


Using SDelete and vmkfstools to Reclaim Thin VMDK Space

Using thin provisioned virtual disks can provide many benefits. Not only do they allow over-provisioning, but with the prevalence of flash storage, performance degradation really isn’t a concern like it used to be. 1,116 more words


HomeLab: SuperMicro 5028D-TN4T One Year Review

Oh my, how fast a year has flown by and my how much has changed! Last year, in February, I came to the realization that if I really wanted to increase my knowledge and advance my career, then I needed to invest in a homelab. 867 more words


Plan your vSphere Upgrade WELL.

If you are planning to upgrade your VMware environment, hold that thought and ask yourself, “Have I planned properly?” The reason for that is the number of dependency that needs to be considered before starting off with the upgrade. 869 more words


In case of vCenter Server appliance 6.0 Install / Upgrade failure what to do?

This article is basically about what to check when the install / upgrade to 6.0 fails. Opening a ticket with VMware support, yeah you can go ahead and do it, but you can start looking into the problem yourself. 935 more words