Monthly Archives: June 2013

29 06, 2013

VMware: ESXi/vCenter find on which host a VM is running

By | June 29th, 2013|Virtualization|0 Comments

Some times we need to know on which host is running a VM. Is always a pain to discover this when you don't have your vCenter running. You can check the VM logs etc.,(looking for something similar to 2012-10-10T02:04:01.999Z| vmx| Hostname=name_of_host) But for me the best option is just run a query directly in the [...]

26 06, 2013

VMware: vCenter not starting – VCDB database ‘PRIMARY’ filegroup is full

By | June 26th, 2013|Virtualization|0 Comments

Today I had some issues with my vCenter(5.0.x). The database was not working and even vCenter services were running no connections was possible to the DB(SQL 2008 Enterprise SP1). After checking the logs(vpx) from vCenter I found some errors "[SQL Server]Could not allocate space for object 'dbo.VPX_HOST_VM_CONFIG_OPTION'.'PK_VPX_HOST_VM_CONFIG_OPTION' in database 'VCDB' because the 'PRIMARY' filegroup is [...]