Category Archives: VMware

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 Advertisements

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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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vSphere client and Powercli fails to connect vCenter after TLSv1.0 disabled.

As per the KB 2148819 , TLSv1.0 has been disabled from the VC and issue started to connect the VC from the desktop client and also using the powercli . Error from the Desktop client: Error from the Powercli Using the … Continue reading

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Primary\Secondary DNS IP Fail-Over bug in VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Update 2 ( VCSA U2)

We have the PRD setup with external PSC and VC which is configured with the Primary DNS and Secondary DNS . Due to the hardware issue on our primary DNS server , it went down and we couldn’t connect the … Continue reading

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