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How to install-pairing HCX Manager and Connector

I don't work with HCX(abbreviation for Hybrid Cloud Extension) for some time, installing the infrastructure at least. Recently I only used it in some VMs and Apps migrations. So it was time to build some HCX infrastructure lab, and in this How to install-pairing HCX Manager and Connector, I will explain how to do this. [...]

By | 2022-09-30T15:01:06+02:00 September 30th, 2022|HCX, NSX, VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX Login error access denied using the default SSO administrator

In this blog post, I will provide a tip for quick troubleshooting when after deploying the HCX Manager, or HCX Connector, you have an HCX Login error access denied using the default SSO administrator. As we know, HCX uses vCenter SSO users/groups to login, and after a deployment, you try to login and get:  Access [...]

By | 2022-09-30T14:25:52+02:00 September 30th, 2022|HCX, vCenter, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX Manager and HCX Connector DNS are not working after deploying

When I deploy the latest versions of HCX Manager 4.4.0-build 20427536 and HCX Connector 4.4.2-build-20502808, for some reason, DNS is not set on the deploy of the OVA, and HCX Manager and HCX Connector DNS are not working after deploying. When I try to connect the HCX to vCenter (as the first option), I always [...]

By | 2022-09-30T12:29:55+02:00 September 28th, 2022|HCX, NSX, VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments

NSX Host Transport Nodes Install Failed

This quick tip about NSX Host Transport Nodes Install Failed, when you get Install Failed, I will explain a simple fix that fixes this problem in most cases. This is a similar problem that I already wrote a blog post about it, but that was during an ESXi host upgrade Upgrade to vSphere 7 NSX-T [...]

By | 2022-09-30T12:30:55+02:00 September 26th, 2022|NSX, VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

Recover a VCF vSAN Cluster from a power outage

I had a power outage, and my VCF was down. When I tried to power it on, all the vSAN Cluster was gone, and no VMs available. Only 2 of the 4 ESXi hosts cluster were configured correctly with the vSAN Cluster Datastore. So no vCenter, SDDC Manager, or NSX to power on the VCF. [...]

By | 2022-09-21T23:51:23+02:00 September 21st, 2022|VCF, VMware Posts, vSAN|0 Comments

How to remove a dead vSphere Replication from vCenter with JXplorer

While updating my homelab, particularly my vSphere Replication Appliance, one vCenter had a registered vSphere Replication that doesn't exist anymore. In this blog post, How to remove a dead vSphere Replication from vCenter with JXplorer, we will understand how to do this. Since early vCenter versions that, we know to remove any vCenter plugin or [...]

By | 2022-09-19T21:09:25+02:00 September 19th, 2022|vCenter, VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

Upgrade VMware vSphere Replication from v8.2 to v8.4 and v8.5

This week I needed to Upgrade VMware vSphere Replication from v8.2 to v8.4 and v8.5. But as we can see in the next image is not possible to upgrade directly from v8.2 to v8.5. We need first to upgrade to 8.4 and then upgrade to v8.5. And since upgrading from v8.2 to v8.4 is a [...]

By | 2022-09-17T18:24:40+02:00 September 17th, 2022|VMware Posts|0 Comments

VMware launching a New vCenter Converter Beta

I rarely write about others' blog posts, but in this case, it is a very important tool for me(explained in this blog post). Just read a blog post from William Lam about VMware launching a New vCenter Converter Beta. According to William, It seems that VMware is bringing back the vCenter Converter or just VMware Converter. [...]

By | 2022-09-14T11:27:37+02:00 September 13th, 2022|vCenter, VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

Veeam Stories: vCloud Director disaster recovery

In my previous, I wrote about my first encounter with Veeam in production and a story about why it was essential to backup all your Virtual Infrastructure, something that was not on the mind of many administrators at the beginning of Virtual Infrastructures. I started this Veeam Stories series, and the plan was to write [...]

By | 2022-09-11T20:39:43+02:00 September 11th, 2022|vCloud Director, Veeam|0 Comments

Cloud Director upgrade 10.4 NSX names matching IP error

In the last few days, I have been upgrading some of vCloud Director 9.7 and 10.2 to 10.4.x and found some problems with IP and hostname certificates. We discuss a similar error in this Cloud Director upgrade 10.4 NSX names matching IP error. I have discussed similar vCD errors before here, like this one HERE. [...]

By | 2022-08-30T13:28:59+02:00 August 30th, 2022|NSX, vCenter, vCloud Director, VMware Posts|0 Comments