Category Archives: VMware

Options to check and alert the vcenter certificate expiration

Last week one of our vCenter went down because of the machine certificate got expired and it took some time to find out the issue so I thought it will be helpful to show the options to verify the certificate … Continue reading

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Bug in NFS mount while using SRM

We were configuring the SRM with Tintri storage and while configuring the Array pairing in storage replication , SRM was failed to mount the Tintri datastore. So as per Tintri we need to create the service group in the production … Continue reading

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Mind-Map for dvSwitch.

My flight got delayed after the VMworld and have to spend few hours in the airport so just to make something interesting made this Mind-map for dvSwitch . Hope it will be helpful for the certificate preparation. Download

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VMware support log size issue and workaround (VCSA ).

In our environment we have around 12 VCSA 6.0 U2 ( vCenter  Appliance)  in different region with various sizes , most of our environment will be running with around 20-25 ESXi hosts in two or three clusters and  800 – … Continue reading

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Powercli script to validate the basic vSphere Hardening

Last month I was working in a security hardening project and implemented as per the standard recommended by the VMware. We have to show to our internal security team that  all the vsphere environment is protected as per the VMware … Continue reading

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Trend Micro Deep Security ( Event Based Tasks to activate the VMs)

Pls check my other blogs on DSM 9.5 and 9.6 and here we can see the steps to activate the VMs when it moved using vMotion to one host to another which will help when we want to activate the … Continue reading

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Supermicro bug on running VMs in Nested method.

One of our internal cloud environment which is running ESXi hosts under SuperMicro ( SYS-1027GR ) got failed with the PSOD referencing Fatal (unrecoverable) MCE on one of physical CPU .It happened almost all the ESX hosts on the cluster frequently … Continue reading

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