Monthly Archives: October 2019

VMworld Session Repeat – HCI1870BER – HA best practices with vSAN on Thursday 12:00!


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Unfortunately the rooms they allocated to my sessions filled up extremely fast. They have been able to move my sessions in to other rooms twice, but as HCI1870BER (HA best practices for vSAN) filled up again and there was no bigger room available the VMworld team decided to schedule a repeat for Thursday at 12:00, […] Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for vSAN, September 2019

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Thick-provisioned VMs on vSAN detected on vSAN-health check “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error vSAN Health Service &#8… Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for vSAN, September 2019

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Thick-provisioned VMs on vSAN detected on vSAN-health check “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error vSAN Health Service &#8… Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for vSphere, September 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 How to reset the lost or forgotten root passwor… Continue reading

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

Datacenter VMWare SaaS Chat Support Published Date: 08 October 2019 VMware Cloud on AWS Public IPs are automatically assigned after deploying VMware HCX Published Date: 08 October 2019 VMware Cloud Provider Pod “Read timed out” error when d… Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for NSX, September 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 vCe… Continue reading

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

VMware Cloud Provider Pod “Could not assign NSX license.” error when deploying the management infrastructure with Cloud Provider Pod 1.5 Date Published: 01 October 2019 “A specified parameter was not correct: PortConnection.portgroupK… Continue reading

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Joined GigaOm’s David S. Linthicum on a podcast about cloud, HCI and Edge.


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A while ago I had the pleasure to join David S. Linthicum from GigaOm on their Voices in Cloud Podcast. It is a 22 minute podcast where we discuss various VMware efforts in the cloud space, edge computing and of course HCI. You can find the episode here, where they also have the full transcript […] Continue reading

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Project nanoEDGE aka tiny vSphere/vSAN supported configurations!


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A few weeks ago VMware announced Project nanoEDGE on their blog virtual blocks. I had a whole bunch of questions the following days from customers and partners interested in understanding what it is and what it does. I personally prefer to call project nanoEDGE “a recipe”. In the recipe, it states which configuration would be […] Continue reading

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Single socket vSAN ready node AMD EPYC Rome on the VCG!


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Yesterday I tweeted something and I want to reiterate it to make sure that those who are just following the blog, and not my twitter account, also are aware. On the vSAN Compatibility Guide (VCG) there were already a number of single-socket servers, but most of these were limited in terms of CPU/MEM resources. Last […] Continue reading

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