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vCenter crash: duplicate key value violates unique constraint

The vCenter crash was initiated by a network storage switch failure that affected all the iSCSI LUNs in my home lab. The failure occurred as a result of changes I made to the switch's VLAN capacity, which necessitated a reboot. I approved the reboot request without thinking that I had my VMs running. The Switch [...]

By | 2023-02-06T03:47:13+01:00 February 6th, 2023|vCenter, VMware Posts, vSphere|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

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

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

vSphere 7.0 U1 – GA is now available for download

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about the new vSphere and vSAN 7.0 update 1 that should be launched soon (October/November) by VMware. Since yesterday (6th of October), vSphere 7.0 U1 – GA is now available for download. You can read the previous blog post to get the full details about all the new [...]

By | 2020-10-07T11:40:31+02:00 October 7th, 2020|VMware Posts, vSAN|0 Comments

Iperius Backup version 7.1 is out

Iperius Backup version 7.1 is out. Iperius Backup is Iperius primary backup product. This new release was launched on 24/07/2020. In previous blog posts I have written a full review of this product. Iperius Backup is an image-based backup solution. It can perform hot backups of VMware ESXi and Hyper-V virtual machines. Supporting Changed Block [...]

By | 2020-07-31T20:12:47+02:00 July 31st, 2020|VMware Posts|0 Comments

NAKIVO Backup and Replication v10 is out

NAKIVO launched on the 23rd of July their new v10 version.  NAKIVO Backup and Replication v10 is out with some new features and new systems support. New Features VMware vSphere 7 Support NAKIVO Backup & Replication now supports backup and replication for VMs running in vSphere 7, the latest version of VMware’s server virtualization platform. [...]

By | 2020-07-29T15:17:38+02:00 July 29th, 2020|VMware Posts|0 Comments