Monthly Archives: September 2019

Can you move a vSAN Stretched Cluster to a different vCenter Server?


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I noticed a question today on one of our internal social platforms, the question was if you can move a vSAN Stretched Cluster to a different vCenter Server. I can be short, I tested it and the answer is yes! How do you do it? Well, we have a great KB that actually documents the […] Continue reading

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New KB articles published for the week ending 14th September,2019

VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail On VCF on VxRail 3.7.1 or 3.7.2 environments upgrade bundles cannot be applied even after all of them have been downloaded Published Date:12-09-2019 VMware ESXi Manual UNMAP may conflict with Automatic UNMAP Published … Continue reading

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New KB articles published for the week ending 7th September,2019

VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail How to create a Stretched cluster on a NSX-T Workload Domain on VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail 3.8 environment Published Date :04-09-2019 VMware Horizon Impact to Horizon Enterprise during VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC U… Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for NSX, August 2019

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products vCenter Server or Platform Services Controller certificate validation error messages for external solutions in environments with a External Platform Services Controller  vC… Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for vSphere, August 2019

Restarting the Management agents in ESXi Transferring files through vSphere Client might fail “503 service unavailable” error when connecting to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Web Client Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESX… Continue reading

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vVols at VMworld 2019 Special Report

I already did a whole big post on my experience at VMworld this year but since there was a lot of activity centered around vVols at VMworld this year I thought I would do a post to highlight that as last year vVols didn’t get as much love at VMwo… Continue reading

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My thoughts and observations on VMworld 2019

Another year, another VMworld, this one being #12 for me, wow has it really been 12 years of going to VMworld. I’ve never in my professional career gone to any conference that many times. I think that is a largely a testament to how relevant VMwa… Continue reading

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VMworld Reveals: VMware Cloud Foundation (#HBI1432BUR)


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At VMworld, various cool new technologies were previewed. In this series of articles, I will write about some of those previewed technologies. Unfortunately, I can’t cover them all as there are simply too many. This article is about VMware Cloud Foundation, which was session HBI1432BUR. For those who want to see the session, you can […] Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for vSAN, July2019

 Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products  Thick-provisioned VMs on vSAN detected on vSAN-health check “Unexpected VMware Update Manager (VUM) baseline creation failure” error in vSAN Build Recommendat… Continue reading

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VMworld Reveals: Armed and Ready (ESXi on ARM, #OCTO2944BU)


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At VMworld, various cool new technologies were previewed. In this series of articles, I will write about some of those previewed technologies. Unfortunately, I can’t cover them all as there are simply too many. This article is about ESXi on ARM, which was session OCTO2944BU. For those who want to see the session, you can […] Continue reading

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