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About Luciano Patrao

I am over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. Working with Virtualization for more than 10 years (mainly VMware). I am an MCP, VCP6.5-DCV, VMware vSAN Specialist, Veeam Vanguard 2018/2019, vExpert vSAN 2018/2019 and vExpert for the last 4 years. Specialties are Virtualization, Storage, and Virtual Backups. I am working for Elits a Swedish consulting company and allocated to a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company as a Teach Lead and acting as a Senior ICT Infrastructure Engineer. I am a blogger and owner of the blog ProVirtualzone.com
29 07, 2020

NAKIVO Backup and Replication v10 is out

By | 2020-07-29T15:17:38+02:00 July 29th, 2020|VMware|0 Comments

NAKIVO launched on the 23rd of July their new v10 version.  NAKIVO Backup and Replication v10 is out with some new features and new systems support. New Features VMware vSphere 7 Support NAKIVO Backup & Replication now supports backup and replication for VMs running in vSphere 7, the latest version of VMware’s server virtualization platform. [...]

17 07, 2020

This SysAdmin Day WIN with Altaro!

By | 2020-07-17T23:54:59+02:00 July 17th, 2020|VMware|0 Comments

Altaro has a challenge for SysAdmin Day and you can win some prizes. The challenge is This SysAdmin Day WIN with Altaro! SysAdmin Day has arrived, and with it, gratitude for all the unsung heroes that 2020 has needed. Your hard work has made it possible for all of us to keep going, despite all [...]

30 06, 2020

Veeam Backup Service did not start after the Windows Server upgrade

By | 2020-06-30T15:59:09+02:00 June 30th, 2020|VMware|0 Comments

This week had it a strange error in at least 3 Veeam Servers. Veeam Backup Service did not start after the Windows Server upgrade, and it was not possible to start or fix the issue. These three Veeam Server was running with Windows Server 2012 R2, and I needed to upgrade to Windows Server 2016. [...]

25 06, 2020

VMware has extended End General Support for Sphere 6.7

By | 2020-06-29T09:15:29+02:00 June 25th, 2020|VMware|3 Comments

VMware earlier this month has extended the VMware End General Support for Sphere 6.7 until October 15, 2022. vSphere 6.7 had End General Support on Nov 15, 2021, that now has been extended. With this extend VMware is giving customers more time to upgrade from 6.5 to 6.7 since many customers still use 6.5 version. [...]

24 06, 2020

The time that my brain Burnout

By | 2020-06-24T10:09:23+02:00 June 24th, 2020|Olher|0 Comments

Many times, I though write this blog post, but many times, I postponed it. First was not ready to talk about it, and expose myself so intimately about a subject that is so private. Only a few people from the vCommunity, family and close friends know about this subject. This is The time that my [...]

21 06, 2020

Change ESXi host to use ESXi Side-Channel-Aware Scheduler v2 (SCAv2)

By | 2020-06-21T04:19:38+02:00 June 21st, 2020|VMware|0 Comments

Picking up another blog post that I had in my drafts waiting to be finished, and I never did. In this Change ESXi host to use ESXi Side-Channel-Aware Scheduler v2 (SCAv2), I will explain how to change your VMware infrastructure to use SCAV2 instead of SCAv1. A quick explanation about ESXi Side-Channel-Aware Scheduler v2 (SCAv2) [...]

20 06, 2020

HPE G7 iLO Remote Console doesn’t launch

By | 2020-06-20T22:47:45+02:00 June 20th, 2020|Olher|0 Comments

Usually, this is not the type of blog post I write in my blog. But I am so annoyed with this issue and was so difficult to find a solution for it that I decided to write this HPE G7 iLO Remote Console doesn't launch blog post. When using HPE G7 and sometimes G8 and [...]

19 06, 2020

How to upgrade vCenter 6.5 to 6.7 and fix upgrade errors

By | 2020-06-21T03:28:38+02:00 June 19th, 2020|VMware|2 Comments

I will write a series of blog posts on how to upgrade several VMware products, like vCenter, vSphere, NSX, vSAN, and vSphere Replication. This How to upgrade vCenter 6.5 to 6.7 and fix upgrade errors is the first one. I will start by upgrading to 6.7 when there is already a vCenter 7.0, but there [...]

18 06, 2020

NFS has reached the maximum number of supported volumes

By | 2020-06-18T10:38:53+02:00 June 18th, 2020|VMware|0 Comments

When I try to add a new NFS Volume to one of the ESXi hosts, I get NFS has reached the maximum number of supported volumes. There is a long time that I don't see this error(maybe since vSphere 5.5/6.0). This means that the number of NSF volumes that are set in your ESXi host [...]

18 06, 2020

How to add extra space to vCenter for the upgrade

By | 2020-06-21T03:31:08+02:00 June 18th, 2020|VMware|2 Comments

When we try to upgrade vCenter Appliance if we have much data to migrate from one version to another (this is from 6.5 to 6.7 or 7.0), we need to have enough space in the root partition in the source vCenter Appliance (bear in mind that the upgrade will create a new VCSA VM). If [...]