A look at All Paths Down in vSphere

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Today we have a guest post from Karthick Sivaramakrishnan, who is a 3 year veteran at VMware. His primary field of expertise is vSphere Storage and Site Recovery Manager. This blog post is centered around how ESXi handles unscheduled storage disconnects on vSphere 5.x and 6.x. An unscheduled storage disconnect means some issue in the Read more...

Inconsistencies between the IDP hostname and the vRA hostname producing behavior and authentication issues in vRealize Automation 7.x

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Questions: Have you been getting certificate trust issues when logging into vRealize Automation 7.x only to find that the certificate is trusted once you are logged in? Have you ever noticed that your login page for vRA 7.x uses a different host name in the URL than the application? Have you been having difficulty logging Read more...

Host disconnected from vCenter and VMs showing as inaccessible

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Another deep-dive troubleshooting blog today from Nathan Small (twitter account: @vSphereStorage)   Description from customer:   Host is getting disconnected from vCenter and VMs are showing as inaccessible. Only one host is affected.     Analysis:   A quick review of the vmkernel log shows a log spew of H:0x7 errors to numerous LUNs. Here Read more...

Issues creating Desktops in VDI, and what to do about it

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We want to highlight some mitigation techniques and a handy KB article today for those of you managing Horizon View desktops. We’re talking about those occasions when no desktop can be created or recomposed in your vdi environment and no tasks submitted from Connection Brokers are acted upon by Virtual Center server. Our Engineering team Read more...