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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

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

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

vSphere removing inaccessible NFS datastores

In another quick tip, in this vSphere removing inaccessible NFS datastores. I will explain how to troubleshoot and remove these inaccessible datastores that sometimes are left behind and we can't remove normally. There are some blog posts from other bloggers on how to do this, but the case I had last week was not usual, [...]

By | 2022-01-24T15:01:45+01:00 January 17th, 2022|VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

Critical vulnerability in Apache Log4j apply workaround for vCenter and NSX-T

In the last two days, the IT community has been on the alert because of a severe new security threat using when Apache Log4j, Which almost every software/tool out there uses this open-source. In this Critical vulnerability in Apache Log4j apply workaround for vCenter and NSX-T. We will go through a quick review on VMware [...]

By | 2021-12-17T04:18:31+01:00 December 15th, 2021|NSX, VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

New vCenter 7 Update 3b how to update – now removed by VMware

-- Important note: Incredible that I have published this blog post that I had written a couple of days ago and did some changes to publish and after publishing I check the vCenter 7 Update 3b Release Notes doesn't exist anymore. According to KB86191 the patch and also the ISO version was removed from VMware [...]

By | 2021-11-21T12:47:29+01:00 November 18th, 2021|VMware Posts, vSphere|4 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 Posts, vSAN|0 Comments