Setting up Log Insight for the first time

Setting up Log Insight for the first time. I had to re-post this article due to some issue with the original content.

vROPS 6.7 deployment

This article talks about vrops 6.7 installation and comparison to previous version.

vSphere 6.7 installation.

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With this article I am sharing my experience on vSphere 6.7 installation. This article specifically talks about doing a fresh install of vCenter Server appliance 6.7.

vSphere 6.7 is here..

Knock Knock.. This is vSphere 6.7..

vCenter Server services is not accessible (troubleshooting continued..)

In continuation to one of my last article vCenter Server services is not accessible where I was trying to make a point that collecting information is the first line of defense against the problem from re-occurring in future. Now in this article we will talk about how to troubleshoot any vCenter Server service related issue. I may …

Plan your vSphere Upgrade WELL.

If you are planning to upgrade your VMware environment, hold that thought and ask yourself, "Have I planned properly?" The reason for that is the number of dependency that needs to be considered before starting off with the upgrade. While I was working as a VMware TSE, on a daily basis I used to have …

In case of vCenter Server appliance 6.0 Install / Upgrade failure what to do?

This article is basically about what to check when the install / upgrade to 6.0 fails. Opening a ticket with VMware support, yeah you can go ahead and do it, but you can start looking into the problem yourself. The question here is "Where to look and what?" Where to look, well the answer to …

vCenter Server High Availability

vCenter Server High Availability or vCenter HA, is one of the most promising feature of vCenter Server 6.5, which provides highest availability for the vCenter Server, without any Microsoft Windows Clustering. Prior to version 6.5, high availability for the vCenter Server could be achieved by means of clustering of Windows based vCenter Server (Supported version …

vCenter Server service is not accessible.

This article is going to showcase you how to approach this issue as I have seen during my days that the customers have tried restarting the services / server so many times that the logs have been rolled over and there is no way left to identify what caused the problem in the first place. …

NEW SECURITY FEATURES IN 6.5 RELEASE

With new features such as VM Encryption, Encrypted vMotion, Secure Boot Support for Virtual Machines, and Secure Boot Plus Cryptographic Hypervisor Assurance for ESXi, vSphere 6.5 Security brings together security and operational efficiency that are both universal and scalable. In addition, vSphere 6.5 introduces audit-quality logging of vSphere events via Syslog. Virtual Machine Encryption : …

vSAN Failure Scenarios

vSAN Failure ScenariosvSAN Failure ScenariosvSAN provides both enterprise-class scale and performance suitable for businesses of all types and sizes. When designing a vSAN cluster, there are several things to consider, such as hardware, networking, and vSAN architecture. A good place to start is the vSAN Design and Sizing Guide but it’s important to understand how …

VMware Education Services Accelerates Cloud…

VMware Education Services Accelerates Cloud...IBM chose VMware Education Services to help accelerate their technology sellers and customers and get them ready for cloud solutions. Our education services offer confidence for technology sellers, a flexible program which offers online training, and industry-recognized certification. The impact was that 1,700 clients across all industries were able to get …

A general controller error occurred. Connection…

A general controller error occurred. Connection...Recently I had an issue where I was trying to power on a VM from vCenter but unable to power on. While powering on getting below ...Read MoreVMware Social Media Advocacy

VMware Once Again a Leader in the Gartner Magic…

VMware Once Again a Leader in the Gartner Magic...Today, we’re pleased that VMware was once again named a Leader in the 2018 revision of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI), improving on both the Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute axes. VMware believes this is a validation not only of our strategy, …

VMware Cloud PKS Overview

VMware Cloud PKS OverviewVMware Cloud PKS OverviewWatch this video for a quick overview of VMware Cloud PKS, a Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering from VMware. To learn more, visit https://cloud.vmware.com/vmware-cloud-pksVMware Social Media Advocacy