So I was asked a while back to write a short article for my company's blog page and the newspaper that they send out to customers (MTI Times)..... Point your browsers to: http://www.mtibytes.com/post/What-next-for-Virtualisation-in-midmarket-companies
Just a quick post today as I've had numerous clients call me recently regarding the same issue with upgrading their vCenter Server.....If you're upgrading from vCenter Server 5.5 to a later addition (like 5.5 update 1c), then if you mount the ISO and try to update vCenter using the "Simple Install", the installer will probably display … Continue reading Upgrading vCenter Server
So it slipped my mind that the root/admin passwords for the vCenter Server Appliance expires after 90 days by default..... and when I tried to access the admin webpage today in my demo environment so that I could update the appliance, I couldn't log in...... dammit.....!Surprisingly this must be a really common issue with customers … Continue reading Has your root password for your vCenter Server Appliance expired? No problems, check out this KB!!
Do you ever encounter the same issue over and over again and forget how you solved it the first time, or what caused it to happen in the first place?!? It happened to me today on a customer site..... we were migrating a couple hundred VMs off a standard vSwitch onto a newly created Cisco Nexus … Continue reading VM displays to two port groups after migrating to a distributed vSwitch