Monthly Archives: December 2019

New KB articles published for the week ending 22nd December,2019

VMware Cloud on AWS [VMC on AWS] Bandwidth does not increase even if ECMP for Route Based IPSec VPN is enabled Published Date:18-12-2019 Outbound rules in Security Group Configuration for ConnectedVPC communication Published Date:17-12-2019 VMware Hori… Continue reading

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New KB articles published for the week ending 15th December,2019

VMware Cloud Provider Pod “Error pulling image vcppod/bind…” error when running the Deployer setup in Cloud Provider Pod 1.5 Published Date:11-12-2019 “Connection refused” error when checking the status of the vRO package … Continue reading

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Announcing VMware Skyline Updates – December 2019

Before we close 2019, and open the book on 2020, we are happy to announce updates to VMware Skyline. These updates include new findings & recommendations, a Skyline Collector patch, and Skyline Advisor performance improvements.   New Proactive… Continue reading

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vSAN Deep Dive Book Promotion! Price paper copy dropped by 50% and ebook as low as 0.99 USD!


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Amazon allows publishers to create book promotions and I just created one for the vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive ebook. The promotion starts on the 24th of December and will end on the 31st of December. The ebook promotion will be available only on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk, as that is where Amazon allows publishers to […] Continue reading

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Can I still provision VMs when a vSAN Stretched Cluster site has failed? Part II


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3 years ago I wrote the following post: Can I still provision VMs when a VSAN Stretched Cluster site has failed? Last week I received a question on this subject, and although officially I am not supposed to work on vSAN in the upcoming three months I figured I could test this in the evening […] Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for vSAN, November 2019

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Thick-provisioned VMs onhttps://kb.vmware.com/s/article/ vSAN detected on vSAN-health check “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster&#822… Continue reading

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New KB articles published for the week ending 8th December,2019

VMware Cloud on AWS VMware Cloud on AWS – VMs running on VMC can’t communicate with connected Amazon VPC network Published Date:02-12-2019 [VMC on AWS] Programmatically finding if a specific vCenter is hosted in a VMC on AWS SDDC Published … Continue reading

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VR and AR, what is it good for besides gaming? (Take 3 learnings)


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I first got introduced to Virtual Reality (VR) in the 90’s. Back then it was all about gaming of course. Even today though the perception is that it is mainly about gaming, and to be honest that was also my perception. When I spoke with Alan Renouf the first time about the project he was […] Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for vSphere, November 2019

Restarting the Management agents in ESXi Transferring files through vSphere Client might fail Excessive Hardware health alarms being triggered for “Sensor -1 type” on ESXi hosts running vSphere 6.7 U3 “503 service unavailable” e… Continue reading

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Top 20 articles for NSX, November 2019

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Guest Introspection status reports “Warning: Guest Introspection service not ready” “No NSX Managers available” error in the vSphere Web Client vCen… Continue reading

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