Category Archives: vCSA 6.0

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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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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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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