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.

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. …

On Demand Content to View Today: Getting…

On Demand Content to View Today: Getting...Join VMware for a virtually guided hands-on demonstration of setting up, scaling, and deploying a vSAN environment. This session will cover vSAN 6.7 + key use cases for vSAN and HCI. Watch it on demand.VMware Social Media Advocacy

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5? A…

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5? A Technical Overview, Part 2What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5? A...Welcome back to this multi-part blog series on vRealize Operations 7.5, where I will provide a technical overview of all the new and improved features in this release. The first part covered improvements to Workload Optimization, with new vSAN …

vSphere 6.7 U2 is now GA! Download the bits here

vSphere 6.7 U2 is now GA! Download the bits hereDownload VMware vSphere. Run fewer servers and reduce capital and operating costs using VMware vSphere to build a cloud computing infrastructure.VMware Social Media Advocacy

VMware and Google Showcase Hybrid Cloud…

VMware and Google Showcase Hybrid Cloud Deployment for Application Platform and Development TeamsVMware and Google Showcase Hybrid Cloud...VMware and Google have been collaborating on a hybrid cloud for application platform and development teams. Both Google and VMware’s platforms are built on community-driven open-source technologies – namely Kubernetes, Envoy, and Istio. Having a common hybrid cloud …

vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2: What’s New

vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2: What’s NewvCenter Server 6.7 Update 2: What’s NewNote: vSphere 6.7 Update 2 was recently announced and will soon be generally available as an update and download. The announcement of vSphere 6.7 Update 2 informed us of many new features like DRS-MM (DRS in Maintenance Mode), CPU scheduler options for vulnerabilities …