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Steps to be taken while migrating the EC2 to different type.

We have migrated one of our EC2 instance from T2 to T3 and found there is a lack of performance on the server and when we had a call with AWS support they shared that the T3 type is based … Continue reading

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Some of the free stuffs which we can use it during this COVID-19 lockdown

Some of the free stuffs are available which is in the list below and hoping it will help during this tough period. Pluralsight  https://www.pluralsight.com/offer/2020/free-april-month Google Cloud: https://cloud.google.com/blog/topics/training-certifications/expanding-at-home-learning Docker: https://portal.cloudskills.io/docker-jumpstart Books: Kindle Free https://landing.google.com/sre/books/ UDEMY https://www.udemy.com/introduction-to-serverlessaws/ https://www.udemy.com/amazon-web-services-aws-cloudformati…/ JENKINS https://www.udemy.com/working-with-jenkins/ https://www.udemy.com/jenkins-beginner-tutorial-step-by-st…/ https://www.udemy.com/jenkins-quick-start/Continue reading

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Bug in network introspection driver (vnetflt.sys) VMtools 11265 (11.0.1)

Recently we have upgraded the VMtools version from 10.305\10.346 to 11265 – 11.0.1 and we noticed few VMs went to hung status and noticed the below alert in windows VMs. vmware.log: 2020-02-07T12:50:58.182Z| vcpu-0| I125: Guest: vsep: AUDIT: VFileSocketMgrCloseSocket : Mux … Continue reading

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Useful links on EC2\FSX with new features

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/amazon-fsx-for-windows-file-server-adds-support-for-high-availability-microsoft-sql-server-deployments/ https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/amazon-ec2-auto-scaling-supports-max-instance-lifetime/ https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/amazon-ec2-auto-scaling-supports-instance-weighting/ https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/amazon-fsx-windows-file-server-supports-managing-file-shares-via-powershell/ https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/12/amazon-ec2-spot-now-provides-instance-launch-notifications-via-amazon-cloudwatch-events/

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Memories of 2019

2019 started with the lot of new surprises in the company roadmap and one of the main change is to move the on-perm to the cloud which means reducing the VMware footprint. Initially it was tough to accept the change … Continue reading

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VCSA6.5 failed to login using AD credentials

One of our vCenter was having issue to login using the AD Credentials . We verified the DNS and the other VC ‘s which connects to the same DNS and AD , found no issues. When we checked the websso.log … Continue reading

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Error while migrating vSphere VMs to Amazon with AWS Server Migration Service

By the help of the link , configured the AWS Server Migration Service and at final stage of the sync it got failed with the error ” Instance failed to boot and establish network connectivity” So we stopped all the … Continue reading

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Useful links to refer the CloudFormation functions.

AWS CloudFormation Templates – Sample CloudFormation templates, solutions, and snippets CloudFormation::Init Documentation Using AWS CloudFormer – Introduction and walkthrough for AWS CloudFormer List of Services Supported in CloudFormation JSON Formatter and Validator – Free tool for validating JSON templates How to Use Nested … Continue reading

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Solution for the SMB1 AD Authentication issue – ESXi 6.5U3 update

As per my previous blog on SMB1 AD authentication issue in 6.5u1 , VMware communicated that it will be fixed  after the 6.7 U2 update but it looks like in the recent 6.5 U3 update it got fixed.In the release … Continue reading

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