Monthly Archives: September 2018

Why VMware VVols are Simpler, Smarter and Faster then traditional storage

Recently at VMworld in Vegas, Pete Flecha from VMware did a presentation on VVols at the HPE booth which highlights the benefits of VVols being simpler, smarter and faster than traditional storage with vSphere. The link to the presentation is below but… Continue reading

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Download VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4.3

Download VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4.3 Download VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4.3 NSX Data Center for vSphere provides networking and security functionality for your vSphere environment, including logical switching, logical routing, Distributed Firewall, load balancer, NAT, and VPN. VMware Social … Continue reading

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HA Admission control: How can I check how much reserved resources are used?


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I had this question twice in the past three months, so somehow this is something which isn’t clear to everyone. With HA Admission Control you set aside capacity for fail-over scenarios, this is capacity which is reserved. But of course VMs also use reservations, how can you see what the total combined used reserved capacity […]

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Top 20 Articles for vSAN,August 2018

Component metadata health check fails with invalid state error “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error vCenter Server 6.0 Update 2 displays on non-vSAN enabled ESXi hosts displays the message: Retrieve a… Continue reading

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Top 20 Articles for vSAN,August 2018

Component metadata health check fails with invalid state error “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error vCenter Server 6.0 Update 2 displays on non-vSAN enabled ESXi hosts displays the message: Retrieve a… Continue reading

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Top 20 Articles for NSX,August 2018

Virtual machine in ESXi is unresponsive with a non-paged pool memory leak VMs running on ESXi 5.5 with vShield endpoint activated fails during snapshot operations Performing vMotion or powering on a virtual machine being protected by vShield Endpoint f… Continue reading

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Top 20 Articles for NSX,August 2018

Virtual machine in ESXi is unresponsive with a non-paged pool memory leak VMs running on ESXi 5.5 with vShield endpoint activated fails during snapshot operations Performing vMotion or powering on a virtual machine being protected by vShield Endpoint f… Continue reading

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Top 20 Articles for vSphere,August 2018

“The transaction log for database ‘VIM_VCDB’ is full” error on a Microsoft SQL DB server ESXi 5.5 Update 3b and later hosts are not manageable after an upgrade “Host IPMI system event log status” alarm in vCenter Ser… Continue reading

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New KB articles published for the week ending 8th September,2018

VMware Horizon Linked clone deployment fails when parent Virtual Machine is configured to utilize a NVME controller Date Published: 7-Sep-18 Smart Card Authentication not working with UAG 3.2.1 Date Published: 5-Sep-18 Fail to recompose or provision du… Continue reading

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VMworld Sessions with vSAN Customers


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At VMworld, there were various sessions with vSAN Customers, many of which I have met in some shape or form in the past couple of years. Some of these stories contain some great use cases or stories. Considering they are “hidden” in 60-minute sessions I figured I would write about them and share with you […]

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