Category Archives: Vcenter Appliance

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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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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