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New ProVirtualzone Blog Partner: Vinchin

It is with great pleasure that I welcome my new ProVirtualzone Blog Partner: Vinchin. At the moment I am a bit busy with other projects but plan to write some deep neutral(as I also do) reviews about their products.  As a partner and sponsor in the Blog, we will work together in the next months [...]

By | 2022-04-12T17:06:54+02:00 April 12th, 2022|Backups Posts, Vinchin|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 | 2022-03-29T22:15:20+02:00 March 29th, 2022|vCenter, 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

This World Backup Day, WIN with Altaro!

Did you know that 29% of data loss cases are caused by accident? As World Backup Day nears, we think back to all the incidents, data loss scares, and near-disasters that we’ve experienced over the years – and how grateful we were to have backup during those times! If you use Microsoft 365/Office 365, Hyper-V or VMware, [...]

By | 2022-03-27T01:49:11+01:00 March 27th, 2022|Altaro, Backups Posts, Partners|0 Comments

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

vCenter 6.7 upgrade 7.0 Lifecycle Manager not starting

When I upgraded one of my vCenter 6.7 to vCenter 7.0, I got a strange error on Lifecycle Manager. The error was; a status 404 vCenter compliance. Somehow the VMware Update Manager DB from the previous vCenter did not migrate properly to the new vCenter 7.0 Lifecycle Manager. We need to erase the Lifecycle Manager [...]

By | 2022-02-17T11:59:10+01:00 February 17th, 2022|VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

Install vSphere 7 in a non-supported HP DL360-G7

In this Install vSphere 7 in a non-supported HP DL360-G7, I will quickly go through how to install this. We know that vSphere 7.x is not supported on a G7. If we go for the official support from VMware, it is not even supported on 6.5 and 6.7. But these last two, we can install [...]

By | 2022-02-19T11:29:45+01:00 February 17th, 2022|VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

Virtual Flash File System partitions issue

A couple of weeks ago, we had some bizarre issue in a vSphere 7 Cluster with ESXi partitions. In this Virtual Flash File System partitions issue blog post,  I will try to explain what happened and the root cause. In this 12 ESXi Cluster, the issue was in 9. Only 3 of the ESXi hosts [...]

By | 2022-02-03T19:49:30+01:00 February 3rd, 2022|VMware Posts, 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

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