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VMware SDDC Manager Workload Domain greyed out

In this VMware SDDC Manager Workload Domain greyed out a quick tip I will explain how to fix this issue. When you try to do any task in your SDDC Manager, like create a new Workload Domain, or add a Commission Hosts, etc., all the options are greyed out and with the message "Disable due [...]

By | 2022-11-05T06:26:58+01:00 November 5th, 2022|VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – How to create Network and Compute Profiles

In this second HCX - How to create Network and Compute Profiles about HCX Series blog post, I will address the Network Profiles. How to create them, and what the best practices and requirements are. In the previous HCX blog post, How to install-pairing HCX Manager and Connector I installed the HCX Cloud Manager and [...]

By | 2022-10-18T01:03:53+02:00 October 18th, 2022|HCX, vCenter, VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

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 | 2022-10-18T01:12:16+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