Goodbye vCenter Server for Windows and Flash-based vSphere web client!

Hmm.... it's not even VMworld yet and VMware decide to make 2 big-ish announcements. Although tbh, since vSphere 6.5 was released these 2 announcements have long been coming! Finally, after loads of speculation, VMware had announced that vCenter Server for Windows and the Flash-based vSphere web client is to be deprecated with the launch of … Continue reading Goodbye vCenter Server for Windows and Flash-based vSphere web client!

Cannot connect to vCenter Server via vSphere Client – timeout

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

Issues using Windows Session Credentials with vSphere Client and vCenter Server Appliance

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