Tag Archives: vCSA 6.0

Inactive VMs in SRM recovery.

We were testing the SRM recovery and noticed few VMs are skipped during the testing without any error and when we generated the logs ,skipped  VMs were showing as inactive. After few investigation we have noticed that the Guest OS … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Various options to enable the Telnet client and other methods to check the port.

In recent version of windows, Telnet Client is not enabled by default and in this blog we can see various method to install the client and to check the port connectivity. Option 1 : we can install it from the … Continue reading

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vSphere Replication sso fails with error Bad exit code:1

After upgrading the VCSA to the latest U2 and also with new machine certificate , noticed vSphere Replication was in failed status and when I tried to configure the lookup service address and restarting the service it was failing with … Continue reading

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Lookup service fails with the certificate error for external VMware solution like NSX Manager,VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager, VMware vSphere Replication or vSheild Manager.

Some solutions, such as VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager, VMware vSphere Replication, or vSheild Manager are always installed on a different machine than the associated vCenter Server system or Platform Services Controller that manages the certificates for the solution. If you … Continue reading

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