Tag Archives: VCSA

NFS 4.1 datastores might become inaccessible after failover or failback operations of storage arrays

NFS 4.1 datastores might become inaccessible after failover or failback operations of storage arrays. When storage array failover or failback operations take place, NFS 4.1 datastores fall into an All-Paths-Down (APD) state. However, after the operations are complete, the datastores … Continue reading

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VCSA upgrade stuck in 88%

VCSA 7.0 U3b upgrade stuck in 88% Resolution Vami page was stuck at 88% for more than a hour. Removed the update_config file and restarted the VAMI, but update was not done. Downloaded the fp.iso patch and patched the VCSA … Continue reading

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VC6.7 U3 VPXD crash issue.

Every week we had VC down issue and when we login using the SSH , noticed the VPXD service was stopped and when tried to stop it was getting failed. Using the vMon log , noticed it was showing the … Continue reading

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Tips to check VCSA sessions.

Below grep NumSessions shows the currently active sessions on the vpxd profiler. The longer query showing HttpSessionObject is checking for all HTTP sessions that were created over a certain period of time. The HttpSessionObject notes a unique session at a … Continue reading

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Bug noticed on VCSA 14367737 Syslog configuration.

We are running the VCSA 14367737 and it can’t be upgraded because we have the internal cloud stack on top of the vCenter and it supports only the VCSA version 14367737. I have tried forwarding the VCSA logs to the … Continue reading

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Steps to blacklist the problematic DCs in VMware VCSA 6.7U3

We had a DNS issue in one of the DC running active directory integrated  DNS service and it caused our vCenter to fail to connect the domain in AD so we have changed the  DNS to the IPs which is … Continue reading

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VCSA Shell is disabled.

One of our VC is down because of the space issue and not able to login to the Shell. Followed the below steps to fix the same. Accessed the VCSA on Grub mode Found “/” and /storage/log partitions were full. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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