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Top 20 vCenter Server articles for December 2016

Here is our Top 20 vCenter articles list for December 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article. Build numbers and versions of VMware vCenter Server Uploading diagnostic information for VMware through the Secure FTP portal Downloading, […]

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Purging old data from the vCenter Server database

This video demonstrates how to purge old data from the SQL Server database used by vCenter Server. You would need to perform task if your vCenter database is full. When the vCenter Server database if full: You cannot log in to vCenter Server VMware VirtualCenter Server service may start and stop immediately. To resolve this […]

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How to backup and restore the embedded vCenter Server 6.0 vPostgres database

This video demonstrates how to backup and restore an embedded vCenter Server 6.0 vPostgres database. Backing up your database protects the data stored in your database. Of course, restoring a backup is an essential part of that function. This follows up on our recent blog & video: How to backup and restore the embedded vCenter […]

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How to backup and restore the embedded vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 vPostgres database

This video demonstrates how to backup and restore an embedded vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 vPostgres database. Backing up your database protects the data stored in your database. Of course, Restoring a backup is an essential part of that function. Note: This video is only supported for backup and restore of the vPostgres database to the […]

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Troubleshooting “SSO log directory full” in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0

This video demonstrates how to troubleshoot “SSO log directory full” warnings in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0. This is a known issue affecting vCenter Server Appliance 6.0, and currently, there is no resolution. You see that the /storage/log directory is highly utilized in an Embedded vCenter Server Appliance or Platform Controller Server Appliance 6.0. To work […]

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Top 20 vCenter Server articles for September 2016

Here is our Top 20 vCenter articles list for September 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article. Licensing VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Resetting the VMware vCenter Server 5.x Inventory Service database Upgrading to vCenter Server […]

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Top 20 vCenter Server articles for July 2016

Here is our Top 20 vCenter articles list for August 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article. Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi/ESX Using the VMware Knowledge Base Uploading diagnostic information for VMware through the […]

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Top 20 vCenter Server articles for July 2016

Here is our Top 20 vCenter articles list for July 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article. Uploading diagnostic information for VMware using FTP Downloading, licensing, and using VMware products Licensing VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager […]

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Top 20 vCenter Server articles for June 2016

Here is our Top 20 vCenter articles list for June 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article. Purging old data from the database used by VMware vCenter Server ESXi 5.5 Update 3b and later hosts are […]

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Top 20 vCenter articles for March 2016

Here is our Top 20 vCenter articles list for March 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article. After upgrading an ESXi host to 5.5 Update 3b and later, the host is no longer manageable by vCenter […]

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