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vCloud Director Migrations: Linux vCD external SQL DB to vCD Appliance – Part 2

In this vCloud Director Migrations: Linux vCD external SQL DB to vCD Appliance – Part 2, I will migrate a Linux vCloud Director with an external SQL Server DB into a new vCloud Director Appliance with embedded Postgres DB. Before I start, honestly, I would like that VMware could write documentation that easy to read [...]

By | 2021-05-25T18:20:13+02:00 May 2nd, 2021|NSX, vCloud Director, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

Upgrade to vSphere 7 NSX-T Host Transport Nodes

Upgrade to vSphere 7 NSX-T Host Transport Nodes is another blog post about upgrading your environment to vSphere 7. When we upgrade our vCenter and vSphere and using NSX-T, we also need to upgrade our NSX-T Host Transport Nodes vib agents in the ESXi hosts. After we upgrade our vCenter and vSphere to v7, we [...]

By | 2021-04-30T23:49:32+02:00 April 30th, 2021|NSX, VMware|0 Comments

NSX-T upgrade – disk space requirement not met

Today, when upgrading one of our NSX-T, I encounter an error. I saw it for the first time when NSX-T did a pre-check on the ESXi hosts to the new version I got the error "Disk space requirements not met. Please ensure 180MB free space is available in tmp partition to proceed with upgrade". NSX-T [...]

By | 2021-04-29T02:39:49+02:00 April 29th, 2021|NSX, VMware|0 Comments

vSAN: API calls from VC to hosts are falling

In this quick and small blog postfix about vSAN. I get in vSAN Health Network checks an error with one of the vSAN ESXi hosts:  "Checks if API calls from VC to a host are falling while the host is in connected state". In VMware KB we can't find much information about how to fix [...]

By | 2021-04-11T16:40:55+02:00 April 9th, 2021|VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

How to update vCenter 7.0 using the update planner

In the new vCenter 7.0, a cool feature called vCenter Update Planner creates Interoperability reports in the vCenter Update Manager. When we need to update our Center, we should always use this feature before update the vCenter. When update vCenter 7.0 using the Interoperability feature, we view all our VMware products connected to our vCenter [...]

By | 2021-02-23T23:14:09+01:00 February 23rd, 2021|VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

vCloud Director Linux migration SQL DB to embedded PostgreSQL appliance – Part I

In this blog post about vCloud Director Linux migration SQL DB to embedded PostgreSQL appliance - Part I, I will migrate vCD DB from an external SQL DB to embedded PostgreSQL DB and upgrade a Linux vCloud Director(vCD) to 10.x after I migrate this Linux vCD to a vCloud Director appliance. Since I need to [...]

By | 2021-05-25T18:19:49+02:00 January 19th, 2021|NSX, vCloud Director, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

Runecast Analyzer v4.7.4 for NSX-T Kubernetes and vCloud Director review

Runecast has launched on 19th of November a new version of their product. In this Runecast Analyzer v4.7.4 for NSX-T Kubernetes and vCloud Director review, I will go through all the new features and how Runecast can work and protect your NSX-T, Kubernetes infrastructures, and also vCloud Director (still in a kind of beta version). [...]

By | 2020-12-29T03:53:54+01:00 December 29th, 2020|NSX, Partners, Runecast, VMware, vSAN, vSphere|0 Comments

vExpert 2021 Applications are now Open!

Officially vExpert 2021 Applications are now Open! since 20th of November. The applications will be open until January 9th at midnight PDT. The vExpert awards will be announced on February 19th. The official page for vExpert announcements: vExpert 2021 Applications are Open – Don’t Miss Out! I enter this vExpert program for the first time [...]

By | 2020-12-18T22:38:00+01:00 December 3rd, 2020|VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

Altaro VM Backup first review

In this many times postponed blog post, I do an Altaro VM Backup first review. Will go through all the features that this Backup tool can offer to their costumers. Previously I have talked about another product from Altaro Backup Office 365, now is the time to review their main product, VM Backup. NOTE: Since [...]

By | 2020-12-02T22:47:13+01:00 December 2nd, 2020|Altaro, Backups, Hyper-V, Microsoft, VMware|0 Comments