Category Archives: VMware

VC6.7 U3 VPXD crash issue.

Every week we had VC down issue and when we login using the SSH , noticed the VPXD service was stopped and when tried to stop it was getting failed. Using the vMon log , noticed it was showing the … Continue reading

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Tips to check VCSA sessions.

Below grep NumSessions shows the currently active sessions on the vpxd profiler. The longer query showing HttpSessionObject is checking for all HTTP sessions that were created over a certain period of time. The HttpSessionObject notes a unique session at a … Continue reading

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Issue on SSH login to the ESXi 6.7 host with the AD user account

We were not able to login to the ESXi ssh using the AD account and when we tried to leave the account or add the domain it is getting failed. [root@esx:~] /usr/lib/vmware/likewise/bin/domainjoin-cli join prd.com admin – While adding the host … Continue reading

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Tip to check the ESXi\vCenter errors using the Splunk.

Recently we had “All path down issue” in one of our host and I was looking to find how many events and how long this issue was there in host and identified the below steps in the Splunk in which … Continue reading

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Bug noticed on VCSA 14367737 Syslog configuration.

We are running the VCSA 14367737 and it can’t be upgraded because we have the internal cloud stack on top of the vCenter and it supports only the VCSA version 14367737. I have tried forwarding the VCSA logs to the … Continue reading

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Packet drop issue on HP Gen 9 \ Gen 10 servers running ESXi6.7.

We have noticed the packet drop on all of our HP BL460c Gen 9 \ Gen 10 across the region which is running ESXi, 6.7.0, 16316930 and the Network adapter presently installed on the server is HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 536FLB … Continue reading

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Easy way to uninstall the Trend Deep Security agent.

I was searching the easy way to uninstall the Trend Agent on the windows 10 and find the below command useful. Get-Package -Name  “Trend Micro Deep Security Agent” | Uninstall-Package Or msiexec.exe /x <exact MSI package name>.msi /quiet Reference: https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/1055096-performing-silent-uninstallation-of-deep-security-agent-dsa-from-windows-machine

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Steps to blacklist the problematic DCs in VMware VCSA 6.7U3

We had a DNS issue in one of the DC running active directory integrated  DNS service and it caused our vCenter to fail to connect the domain in AD so we have changed the  DNS to the IPs which is … Continue reading

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vCenter VPXD crashes because of high memory.

We have a vcenter environment with around  500 ESXi hosts running on multiple clusters and for the past several weeks we had the issue of Vcetner down because of VPXD crash and the service will be in stopped status. VMware … 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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