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What is VMware HCX, and how does it work

In this What is VMware HCX, and how does it work, I will provide some simple explanations about HCX, the type of migrations scenarios, and how HCX can help with workloads migrations. VMware HCX (formerly known as Hybrid Cloud Extension and NSX Hybrid Connect) is a massively scalable hypervisor-based supercomputing platform, delivered as an on-demand [...]

By | 2023-04-14T12:07:20+02:00 April 14th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – Network Uplink Portgroup doesn’t have sufficient free IPs

In this error, HCX - Network Uplink Portgroup doesn't have sufficient free IPs when trying to deploy the Service Mesh, which means there are not enough free IPs in the Network Profiles for the Uplink network. In this case, was for Uplink and also Management Network. How to fix this error? First, we must go [...]

By | 2023-03-08T02:46:12+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – Unable to Create Service Mesh – NSX-T Only Overlay Transport Zone are supported

When creating an HCX Service Mesh, we can get this error, HCX - Unable to Create Service Mesh - NSX-T Only Overlay Transport Zone are supported. This error means you are trying to use a vCenter vDS for your HCX Extended Network profile in the Compute Profile when using an NSX-T in your destination, which is [...]

By | 2023-03-08T02:45:32+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – IX appliance tunnel down – Service Mesh Service Pipeline status is down

In HCX Service Mesh, when we get the error HCX - IX appliance tunnel down - Service Mesh Service Pipeline status is down most of the time regarding the WAN appliance that is not working correctly. We see Service Mesh Appliances with errors and not running. And the IX-WAN appliance is without any service running. [...]

By | 2023-03-08T02:49:02+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

In 25 years of VMware what was the impact on your career

This year is the 25th VMw anniversary, and it has been a great ride since then. VMware changed the world in the Virtualization area, and in 25 years of VMware what was the impact on your career? VMware, a company founded in 1998, has grown into a leading global enterprise that has revolutionized virtual IT [...]

By | 2023-02-10T18:52:30+01:00 February 10th, 2023|VMware Posts|0 Comments

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