I've been upgrading my company's solution centre to vSphere/vCenter 6.0 update 2 the past week and noticed that I was having issues logging into the vCenter Server Appliances I had deployed. It was a strange issue because I could log into the Windows vCenter Server I had deployed in my primary cluster, but couldn't log into the … Continue reading Cannot connect to vCenter Server via vSphere Client – timeout
A work colleague of mind has just noticed that there seems to be less features listed under vSphere Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit than on the vanilla vSphere Enterprise Plus licenses...... I really didn't notice and was aghast to see it was true: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/products/vsphere/VMware-vSphere-vSOM-Pricing-Whitepaper.pdf I really hope this is a HUGE marketing error and not actually … Continue reading VMware Marketing Error?!?
So recently a number of customers have been experiencing a core dump target error after rebooting their ESXi hosts.... quite strangely I also recently experienced the same issue when my demo environment went down a few weeks ago due to a power failure. There isn't really a clear explanation why this happens, but it seems … Continue reading No coredump target has been configured
So it seems there's a known bug when using vSphere Client to log into your vCenter Server Appliance..... it actually affects vCenter Server Appliance 5.1, 5.5, and 6.0. If you try to log in to vCenter Server by checking the "Use Windows Session Credentials", it bombs out with a General System Error as follows: Looking into the vpxd.log … Continue reading Issues using Windows Session Credentials with vSphere Client and vCenter Server Appliance
So during a recent deployment of vCenter Operations Manager (5.8.2) at a customer site I encountered the following error whilst trying to pair the vCOPs vApp to their vCenter Server."Unable to get vCenter Server certificate chain"This was the first time I had encountered this issue deploying vCOPs, fortunately given how much exposure I got to … Continue reading vCenter Operations Manager – SSL Certificate issues