Along with the vSphere 6.7 release, VMware released new versions of other products from their portfolio as well. In this blog post, I would like to demonstrate how you do an upgrade to the new vSphere Replication 8.1 version which was released last April. Since this is slightly different compared to the upgrade methods that are used in the past. (more…)
Currently, I’m working on a migration project where we are migrating VMs from a non-NSX legacy environment to a brand new NSX-enabled infrastructure. During the migration, I needed to apply NSX Security Tags in the destination environment. The tags needed to be applied based on the environment type e.g. Production and Development. And I thought; Yeah! PowerNSX is going to make my life more easier now.
Today I had an unfortunate power outage at my home, therefore my lab was shutdown inadvertently. After powering up my systems again some Ubiquiti devices which were registered with my Unifi Controller had the disconnected status, even though I was able to ping them. After some reboots, and re-adoptions I didn’t get them online. (more…)
In order to auto logon on a Windows Server even by a reboot or reset you need to change some settings in the registry. There are many reasons you might need this functionality. For instance; you have an application running on a Windows Server which is only starting or running when a user is logged on.
Duplicate vCenter Instances registered with your Platform Services Controller can occur when you re-deploy a vCenter with the same name or in the same database. Duplicate vCenter instances can exist after a faulty certificate replacement as well.
Apart from the annoying ‘Can’t connect to vcenter.fqdn/sdk‘ message, some features are relying on properly configured vCenters within your SSO domain. You can get issues with your License Manager or with tools like vSphere Replication.
To recover from such a situation please follow these steps: