Category Archives: Vcenter Appliance

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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vdcrepadmin to find the replication status and design the Platform Services Controller 6.0

After attending the VMworld PSC session , I was thinking about to test the VDCREPADMIN tool which helps to find the replication status and to re-desgin the PSC. Currently we have three PSCs which connects to each other in an in-line … Continue reading

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Unregister vSphere Replication from vCenter Server if the Appliance Was Deleted

vSphere replication Appliance was deleted without properly  unregistered it from the vCenter and each time when we login in to the web-client it was searching for the vSphere Replication ( VR ) Appliance and it slowing down the web-client. There … Continue reading

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Powershell script to find which platform service controller ( PSC ) is pointing to my vCenter appliance VCSA -6.0

We have two PSCs  which points to multiple VCs running in our environment and always   there will be a question that which PSC is pointing to which VC and there is easy way to find it using the web-client … Continue reading

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Repointing the VMware vCenter Server 6.0 to the external PSC.

I was trying to repoint the vCenter ( vCSA 6.1 U1 ) using  vmafd-cli from the PSC01 ( External PSC ) to another PSC02 ( External PSC ) which is configured as the replication partner to the PSC01  and our setup … Continue reading

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Install and Configure VMware vCSA 6.0 with External Platform Service Controller ( PSC )

Pls check my previous blog about Installing the PSC and Configuring the F5 Load Balancer and in this blog we can see the installation of the vCSA and configuring it with the External PSC. Before Starting the Installation it is … Continue reading

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