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How to clone your ESXi SD card for backup

In this How to clone your ESXi SD card for backup, I will explain how to clone your SD card(or USB) from your ESXi for backups purposes. If you don't have a dual SD card controller, this is something handy for a quick restore of your system. In my case, I have an 8Gb SD [...]

By | 2022-03-27T01:28:19+01:00 March 27th, 2022|VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

Move vSphere Cluster Services (vCLS) VMs datastore

In this quick tip on Move vSphere Cluster Services (vCLS) VMs datastore, I will explain how to move your vCLS VMs to a different datastore and create the Anti-Affinity for vCLS VMs rule. vCLS is a new feature launched with vSphere 7 update 1. In this new feature, vCLS ensures cluster services such as vSphere [...]

By | 2022-01-24T14:26:56+01:00 January 15th, 2022|VMware Posts, vSphere|5 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 Posts|0 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 Posts|0 Comments

vMotion failed because duplicated IP

After some blog posts about the latest versions of Backup Tools is time for some technical blogging with this vMotion failed because of duplicated IP. This week had a strange issue with one of our vCenters while trying to migrate some VMs from one of the vCenter Clusters. The migrations always failed when trying to [...]

By | 2020-12-03T08:58:20+01:00 February 8th, 2020|VMware Posts, vSphere|1 Comment

How to add and config vCenter and ESXi hosts in SCVMM 2019

Following the previous SCVMM 2019 Series article, Install and config System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019, is this new article “How to add and config vCenter and ESXi hosts in SCVMM 2019”. Adding your VMware environment to the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 is not very difficult, is very straightforward to do it. Unfortunately, [...]

By | 2020-09-13T23:22:32+02:00 June 25th, 2019|Backups Posts, Hyper-V, Olher, VMware Posts|5 Comments

How to Install Microsoft System Center 2019 in Windows Server 2019

In this article, we will explain How to Install Microsoft System Center 2019 in Windows Server 2019. Some months ago (specifically in March 2019) Microsoft launched the new System Center 2019 GA. In this new version, there is a lot of new improvements and features. The new Microsoft System Center 2019 in Windows Server 2019 [...]

By | 2020-10-07T17:46:34+02:00 June 23rd, 2019|Backups Posts, Hyper-V, Olher, VMware Posts|0 Comments

vSAN remove host vpxa agent

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 [...]

By | 2018-03-16T19:06:31+01:00 March 15th, 2018|Backups Posts, VMware Posts, vSAN|0 Comments

Runecast Analyzer first full Review

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 [...]

By | 2018-03-13T12:44:24+01:00 February 24th, 2018|Olher, Partners, VMware Posts, vSAN|0 Comments

How to move your VMs from a dead ESXi host

This weekend we lost an ESXi 6.0 host from a Cluster of 8 hosts(with shared Storage between them). This is a particularly ESXi host/Cluster since HA is not enabled and vMotion between hosts is not possible since the VMs needs to run in a particular host and local network. There is also some VMs that [...]

By | 2019-04-14T22:12:44+02:00 August 31st, 2016|VMware Posts|0 Comments