Last week I got busy with upgrading four VDP appliances for a customer. I’ve come across quite some challenges and issues during this task that I’d like to share these with you in case you are facing the same task.
After experiencing stability and performance issues on a vCenter Server Appliance at one of the customer environments, I went on and did some analysis. It appeared that the /storage/log directory was full.
This post describes how to verify if you are (at risk of) running into the same issue, how to solve it and how to prevent it from happening in the future.
Four months have already passed this year and therefor it’s not strange to start thinking about VMworld!
This year, the event will take place in August (Las Vegas) and September (Barcelona), compared to previous years as the Europe event used to be in October.
Monitoring is one of the most important aspects of an IT environment. This post focuses on integrating Paessler’s PRTG Network Monitor with VMware vSphere 6.5.
In case you didn’t notice, vRealize Log Insight 4.0.0 has been released earlier this week and is available for download. This article focusses on the required upgrade steps.
This morning I gave an internal presentation to my colleagues about upgrading vCloud Networking & Security (vCNS) to NSX including vCloud Director (vCD), as there’s still quite some customers that need to follow up on this. In this article, you can find my remarks and key takeaways that might assist you in performing the upgrade without any hassle.
Today I encountered an issue where, in a multi-cell vCloud Director environment, warnings were popping up in the /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/logs/cell.log:
Warning: unable to verify the following cells share the transfer spooling area.
This article describes what this means and how to fix it.
While new versions of vSphere are being released and deployment methods have been changed, it’s currently not so straight forward to deploy a vSphere lab inside Fusion and Workstation. This due to the fact that there is no OVF-based vCenter Server Appliance install available anymore (as of vSphere 6) and there is some manual fiddling required to make this work. This article will describe the steps you need to take for deployment.
In case you didn’t notice, the new version of vCloud Usage Meter has been released at the end of July and is available for download. Read on to learn more about this new release.