Category Archives: Platform Services Controller (PSC )

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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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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Powershell script to re-point\fail-over the VC to another replication Platform Service Controller ( PSC – VCSA 6.0)

Check my other blog for more information on re-pointing the VC to the external PSC , In this blog we can see by using the powershell script to re-point\failover the VC to another replication PSC. We need cmsso-util to repoint PSC and … 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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Joining a Platform Service Controller to the AD Domain (vCSA 6.0)

Pls check my previous blog on PSC , F5 PSC LB and vCSA installation and configuration.In this blog we can see the PSC AD configuration. In vCSA 6.0 the way we connect the AD is changed when compare to the … Continue reading

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F5 Load Balancer Configuration for the HA Platform Services Controller ( PSC )

Pls check my previous blog on configuring the PSC  in HA and here we can see the F5 configuration for the load balancer. Node 1: PSCSSO1.domain.local\10.10.10.1 Node2:PSCSSO2.domain.local\10.10.10.2 LB: PSCSSO.domain.local\10.10.10.3 We need to download the lb.p12 file from the ha Folder … Continue reading

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