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This blog post provides a list of helpful newly created VMware Knowledge Base articles. These articles cover a range of topics, including troubleshooting issues with upgrading to VMware Aria Operations for Logs 8.12, responding to security vulnerabilities, patching vCenter Server, and disabling vSphere Cluster Services.
There are also articles about extracting host profiles, known issues with vCLS, and upgrading to VMware Aria Operations for Logs on aged clusters. Additionally, customers can find helpful resources for replacing expired internal certificates in vRealize Log Insight. By making these resources readily available, VMware aims to promote self-service and empower customers to address common issues more proactively.
vRealize Log Insight is a powerful tool for log management and analysis, but it requires a valid SSL certificate for secure communication. If your internal certificate expires, you may encounter issues with vRealize Log Insight. This KB article provides step-by-step instructions on how to replace an expired internal certificate in vRealize Log Insight, ensuring that your log management system remains secure and functional.
Upgrading to VMware Aria Operations for Logs 8.12 can provide significant performance and feature enhancements, but if you’re running an aged cluster, you may encounter issues during the upgrade process. This KB article provides troubleshooting steps to help you overcome common issues that may arise when upgrading to VMware Aria Operations for Logs 8.12 on aged clusters, allowing you to take advantage of the latest features and capabilities of this powerful log management solution.
As cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, it’s critical for organizations to stay informed and take proactive measures to protect their systems and data. In this KB article, VMware outlines its response to two critical vulnerabilities, CVE-2023-20864 and CVE-2023-20865, and provides guidance on how to mitigate the risks associated with these vulnerabilities.
VMware Aria Operations is a powerful log management and analytics solution that provides real-time insights into the performance and health of your infrastructure. With version 8.12, VMware has introduced several new features and enhancements, including improved scalability, performance, and usability. This KB article provides an overview of the new features and capabilities in VMware Aria Operations 8.12, helping you to get the most out of this powerful log management solution.
When upgrading to VMware Aria Operations for Logs 8.12, you may encounter issues with the primary node, which can prevent the upgrade from completing successfully. This KB article provides troubleshooting steps to help you overcome common issues that may arise when upgrading to VMware Aria Operations for Logs 8.12 on the primary node, ensuring that your log management system remains up to date and functional.
- Patching vCenter Server to 8.0 Update 1 Build 21560480 via command line fails with “Invalid Type, expected String, instead got NoneType”
Patching vCenter Server is an important task to ensure that your virtual infrastructure remains secure and up to date. However, when patching vCenter Server to 8.0 Update 1 Build 21560480 via command line, you may encounter an error that can prevent the patch from being applied. This KB article provides troubleshooting steps to help you resolve this issue and successfully patch vCenter Server to the latest version.
Host profiles provide a powerful way to automate the configuration of hosts in your virtual infrastructure, but if you encounter an error while extracting a host profile, you may be unable to take advantage of this powerful feature. This KB article provides troubleshooting steps to help you resolve the “1-01-01T00:00:00Z” error that can occur when extracting a host profile, ensuring that you can successfully automate the configuration of your virtual hosts.
As with any complex software system, vSphere Cluster Services (vCLS) can encounter various issues and corner cases that users may need to address. The VMware Knowledge Base article on vCLS Known Issues/Corner Cases provides an overview of some of the most common issues and how to resolve them. The article covers topics such as virtual machine configuration, resource management, and networking, among others. This resource is a valuable reference for any vSphere user who needs to troubleshoot issues with their vCLS environment.
In some cases, users may need to disable vCLS on a cluster via retreat mode. This may be necessary in situations where the vCLS configuration is causing issues or conflicts with other aspects of the environment. The VMware Knowledge Base article on How to Disable vCLS on a Cluster via Retreat Mode provides clear instructions on how to do so. The article includes step-by-step instructions on how to enter retreat mode, disable vCLS, and exit retreat mode, so users can do so safely and without causing any further issues.
Finally, the VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) Response to VMSA-2023-000 is an essential resource for any VCF user. This resource provides information on how to respond to a critical security vulnerability that was recently discovered. The article includes information on how to identify vulnerable systems, how to apply patches, and how to verify that the vulnerability has been addressed. Users who are concerned about the security of their VCF environment should consult this article to ensure that they are taking the appropriate steps to protect their systems.
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