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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

NAKIVO Backup and Replication v10 is out

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. [...]

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

This SysAdmin Day WIN with Altaro!

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 [...]

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

Veeam Backup Service did not start after the Windows Server upgrade

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. [...]

By | 2020-12-11T16:09:17+01:00 June 30th, 2020|Backups, Veeam, VMware|0 Comments

VMware has extended End General Support for Sphere 6.7

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. [...]

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

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

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) [...]

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

HPE G7 iLO Remote Console doesn’t launch

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 [...]

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

How to upgrade vCenter 6.5 to 6.7 and fix upgrade errors

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 [...]

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

NFS has reached the maximum number of supported volumes

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 [...]

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

How to add extra space to vCenter for the upgrade

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 [...]

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