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

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

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

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

Add disks to your VCF through ESXi vSAN hosts

When your VMware Cloud Foundation(VCF) SDDC Manager Workload Domain is getting full, you need to add disks to your VCF through ESXi vSAN hosts. Most of the changes you need to do in your vCenter should be done through the SDDC Manager. Not the case when you need physically add extra disks to your ESXi [...]

By | 2022-08-30T10:16:59+02:00 March 29th, 2022|vCenter, VCF, VMware Posts, vSAN, vSphere|0 Comments

How to update your vSAN HCL DB without internet

We know that some systems cannot be connected to the internet. In this How to update your vSAN HCL DB without internet, I will show how we can update our vSAN HCL DB without an internet connection. In my case, a VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) doesn't directly connect to the internet, but I still need [...]

By | 2022-03-28T20:33:23+02:00 March 28th, 2022|vCenter, VMware Posts, vSAN, vSphere|0 Comments

Unable to remove permissions in vCenter Appliance 6.0 U2, how to fix.

Today, our new vCenter Appliance 6.0(VCSA) had a very strange problem, and in this, Unable to remove permissions in vCenter Appliance 6.0 U2, how to fix, I will try to explain how to fix it. First query users and Groups in the Domain(searching to add in the permissions) was very slow, and in the Web [...]

By | 2022-09-13T19:36:12+02:00 September 23rd, 2016|vCenter, VMware Posts|0 Comments

ESXi 6.0 reports “error code: 15” during Remediate update in VUM operation

Another vCenter another ESXi with problems applying last updates. In this case, it is an HP DL360 G9 with ESXi 6.0 build 3568940. Using VMware Update Manager to scan, it shows 17 updates to install. The stage is 7(the rest are older versions). When remediating the host, we get this: Remediate entity esxi721.localdomain. The host [...]

By | 2022-03-29T12:26:32+02:00 April 25th, 2016|vCenter, VMware Posts|13 Comments

ESXi 6.0 reports “error code 99” during Stage patches to entity VUM operation

When we have a maintenance window and need to do our work in the Virtual Environment, we always find new issues. This time was in one of the ESXi 6.0 hosts. This is an HP DL360 G7 with the ESXi 6.0 build 3620759. When trying to use VMware update manager in this host, the scan [...]

By | 2022-03-29T12:34:50+02:00 April 24th, 2016|vCenter, VMware Posts|6 Comments