Tag Archives: VCSA

How to configure the NTP on the vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 – vCSA

We have various methods to configure and verify the NTP settings in PSC\VC and during the installation itself we have to point the correct NTP setup and if we want to change or update the configuration then pls follow the … Continue reading

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vCSA 6.0 Installation issues – ” Firstboot script execution error “

Pls check my previous blogs on various issues faced during the installation and here I just added few other issues which we faced in our new environment. I hope these somehow shed some lights to fix the installation issues. vCSA 6.0 … Continue reading

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Issues and Errors when decommissioning the vCenter Server or a Platform Services Controller -vCSA -6.0

Platform Service Controller ( PSC ) \ vCenter which connects to the external PSC and if it no longer required or not working then we can decommission or delete the appliance. First step is to stop and power-down the PSC … Continue reading

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vCSA 6.0 “Firstboot Script Execution Error – Failed to run vdcpromo”

Platform Service controller – PSC installation was failing when we try to connect to join the PSC in the same domain name but with different site name. ” Failed to run vdcpromo “ We have one PSC installed in the … Continue reading

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How to SCP files to VMware vCenter Appliance 6.0 ( vCSA)

When I was trying to copy the files using winscp or SCP from the other linux system to the vCSA , ended up with the below error. Unknown command : ‘scp’ This is because we need to change the shell … Continue reading

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VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 – “Failed to Start Services. Firstboot Error”.

I was trying to install the vCSA 6.0,  it was failing with the below error “Failed to Start Services. Firstboot Error”. After sometime spent on the troubleshooting and few re-installation ,I realize the tab for the networking – Choose the … Continue reading

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Update Manager with multiple vCenter Server instances.

By default VUM ( VMware vSphere Update Manager )  supports only one VC instance and  it can’t support multiple VCs simultaneously but having the VUM utility we can re-configure the second VC separately to use the same update manager . This method … Continue reading

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Vcenter Appliance configuration using SSH

    Login to the console session of the VCSA Execute the following command: /opt/vmware/share/vami/vami_config_net Menu will appear to change the IP address, hostname, DNS, Default gateway and proxy server. Execute the below command to ADD the VCSA to the … Continue reading

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vCenter Appliance DNS IP Entry Issue

Once OVF file is imported ,  I have configured the IP/Subnet/DNS/Firewall in the initial setup and left hostname as default and later by login to the webclient , configured the hostname and connected the VC to the AD domain , … Continue reading

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