Monthly Archives: January 2019

Free E-Book: Operationalizing VMware vSAN


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A while ago my colleague and friend Kevin Lees reached out to me and asked me if I could go over some material he wrote together with Paul Wiggett. He also asked me if I would be willing to write a foreword. When Kevin send the document over I literally finished it within a day. What […]

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New KB articles published for the week ending 12th January, 2019

vCloud Availability for vCloud How to check the HMS UUID in its local database and in the lookup service for vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Date published: 1/9/2019  Dell EMC Avamar for VMware Cloud on AWS Date published: 1/8/2019 A VMware Clo… Continue reading

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VMware Skyline Updates – January 2019

Happy New Year. At the end of 2018, we added an additional 30 proactive findings to Skyline. These proactive findings will appear within Skyline Advisor, if your VMware solution meets the criteria for these potential issues. Customers continue to ask f… Continue reading

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Top 20 Articles for vSAN, December 2018

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Component metadata health check fails with invalid state error Best practices for vSAN implementations using Dell PERC H730 or FD332-PERC storage controllers “Host ca… Continue reading

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Top 20 Articles for NSX, December 2018

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Windows virtual machines using the vShield Endpoint TDI Manager or NSX Network Introspection Driver (vnetflt.sys) driver fails with a blue diagnostic screen Guest Introspec… Continue reading

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Top 20 Articles for vSphere, December 2018

Deploy VM from a template fails with error “A general system error occurred: vDS host error: See FaultCause” Deprecation of the external Platform Services Controller deployment model Linux Virtual machines will hang/freeze after successful … Continue reading

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vCloud Director 9.5 Cross-VDC Networking Video Walkthrough and Discussion

Over the past few weeks, Wissam Mahmassani, Abhinav Mishra, and I have created a few walkthrough videos on setting up Cross-VDC networking inside of vCloud Director 9.5.   Unfamiliar with Cross-VDC networking in vCD? Check out this series of blog posts that review the capabilities and design considerations: Intro and Use Cases Getting Started with Cross-VDC

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Device X is not listed on the vSAN Compatability Guide, can I still use it?


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I get this question almost daily, and I am pretty sure I have said this various times, but just in case it wasn’t clear I figured I would share the answer to the question whether a device should be used in a vSAN cluster when it is not listed on the vSAN Compatibility Guide? if you […]

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New KB articles published for the week ending 5th January, 2019

VMware ESXi qfle3 Adapter link state incorrect after interface is marked down and physical link status changes Date Published: 1/3/2019 Ring size change with storage configured on qfle3 driver can lead to system crash Date Published: 1/3/2019 Migrating… Continue reading

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New KB articles published for the week ending 30th December, 2018

VMware ESXi Recover the ESXi while the bootbank was inaccessible or ESXi failed to bootup as incorrect configuration Date published: 25-12-2018 Likewise daemon reporting ‘ERROR_OUTOFMEMORY’ while adding ESXi 6.5 U1 to Active Directory domai… Continue reading

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