Category Archives: Vcenter Appliance

Bug in VCSA 6.5 U1\U2 which failed with invalid credentials on AD authentication

On of our vCenter was having issue on connecting the AD users and when users trying to connect the VC , it will fail with the invalid credentials error. I have already mentioned few blogs about AD authentication  issue here … Continue reading

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6.5u1 SMB1 issue with causes the AD authentication issue.

We had the AD authentication issue from the ESXi 6.5 U1 and tried various method mentioned in my previous blog but it got failed with all the options. Below is the error while trying to connect the host from the domainjoin-cl … Continue reading

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VCSA 6.5 upgrade\Installation issues and fixes

Recently I have started upgrading the VC6.0 U3 ( VCSA ) to 6.5 U1 and encountered few issues  so  same like by previous blogs on VC6.0  issues , planned to do it for VC6.5 also and  find the old blogs … Continue reading

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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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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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Steps to upgrade the vCSA (PSC\VC ) 6.0 to 6.5.

Read the KB 2147548 \ KB 2147686 before upgrading the vshpere environment for the Compatibility considerations and also for the best practices to make sure all the products which is connected to the vsphere will support the 6.5 version. Update 3/16/2017: As … Continue reading

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