16 03, 2018

Fix wrong vSAN Cluster partitions

By | 2018-03-16T18:51:58+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Storage, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

My vSAN was getting some warnings about vSAN cluster partitions. Checking my vSAN partitions, I notice vSAN has some Cluster partitions. As we can notice in the above image, we have two different partitions. To understand why we need to check in each ESXi vSAN Cluster. Connect to ESXi trough ssh and starting to run [...]

15 03, 2018

vSAN remove host vpxa agent

By | 2018-03-16T19:06:31+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Backups, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

Today in my nested vSAN I had a dead ESXi host with a PSOD. Since I had some issues with one of my Storage disks, I think is the cause of this nested ESXi issue. I restore the nested VM with a Veeam Backup. Afterward, the ESXi host was not possible to connect to the [...]

11 03, 2018

Selected as vExpert 2018 for third year

By | 2018-03-11T23:41:12+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Olher, Virtualization|0 Comments

Is again with great honor that last Friday I receive the confirmation that I have again been awarded the vExpert for 2018. I have been select as a vExpert 2018 for the third year in a row with the award. What is the vExpert program? You can check HERE VMware announcement and read all about [...]

4 03, 2018

Microsoft launch patch to fix ReFS issues

By | 2018-03-06T22:50:08+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Backups, Virtualization|0 Comments

Finally, Microsoft launch patch to fix ReFS issues KB4077525. This patch will fix some of the issues that users were getting while using ReFS. Mainly when using significant Volumes and big files like in backups (particularly if ReFS is formatted with 64K, but we can find memory issues when the is formatted with 4K) ReFS [...]

24 02, 2018

Runecast Analyzer first full Review

By | 2018-03-13T12:44:24+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Olher, Partners, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

Before this Runecast Analyzer first full Review, I had the opportunity to check Runecast, in its initial versions launched at the Beginning of 2017. Mainly when we had the vSphere 6.0 PSOD update 2, I use the tool to check any issues in our environment that could trigger this vSphere PSOD bug. I also use [...]

24 01, 2018

Vembu BDR Suite v3.9.0 – Generally Available launched

By | 2018-02-24T03:42:29+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Backups, Partners, Virtualization|0 Comments

Vembu BDR Suite v3.9.0 – Generally Available launched two days ago (19th January) the new version for their primary product Vembu BDR Suite. In this new version Vembu as added some new features and also some improvement and fixes. The overall goal of the new version v3.9.0 is to provide advancements regarding Storage, Security, and [...]

20 01, 2018

[Updated] vCenter update VMware Python failed code 3010

By | 2018-02-24T03:42:38+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Virtualization|5 Comments

Note: Initial post was posted on 23/04/2016. [Updated]  When applying a vCenter update VMware Python failed code 3010. Was an update from our Windows vCenter 6.0 to 6.0 update 2 we get this strange error: "Installation of component VMware Python components failed  with error code '3010'" Troubleshooting the problem, it seems that is only related [...]

19 01, 2018

Meltdown & Spectre Side-Channel Vulnerability in Virtual environments

By | 2018-02-24T03:42:51+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Hyper-V, Olher, Virtualization|0 Comments

By now almost everyone knows about the Meltdown & Spectre Side-Channel Vulnerability.  No need to explain here in this article again about the issue, but if you still need information you can read here for Intel, AMD and also ARM.  We will check Meltdown & Spectre Side-Channel Vulnerability in Virtual environments. Meltdown "Meltdown breaks the most [...]