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vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 upgrade: A problem occurred while getting data from the source vCenter Server

When you are performing an upgrade from┬ávCenter Server Appliance 6.5 to 6.7, you may see this, after you have filled out, all the details about…

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Upgrading vCenter Server 6.5 to vCenter Server 6.7

VMWARE released vSphere 6.7, getting a lot of new functions and improvements, this also gives us a new vCenter Server Appliance. In many smaller setups,…

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VMWARE: VCSA 6.5 resetting update manager database

When triyng to scan og remediate hosts, you may get errors saying that hosts cannot be updated in the event log, but nothing more, a…

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VMWARE: Cannot update host with ESXCLI due to error OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device

When updating a ESXI HOST with esxcli, you may get this: Running command: esxcli software profile update -p ESXi-6.5.0-20180104001-standard \ -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml Output: [InstallationError] Failed…

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VMWARE: Meltdown and Spectre

Due to the new CPU bug, memory can be read by criminals, therefore update your OS and virtuel environments: Relevant Products VMware vSphere ESXi (ESXi)…

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vCenter Server Appliance 6.5: 503 Service Unavailable

After I installed the 5100 build of vCenter Server Appliance 6.5, and ran with it for 1 month, I suddenly could not connect to the…

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VMWARE Workstation 11 – Cannot start service and console gives “internal” error.

Suddenly when running VMWARE Workstation 11 on Windows 10, the VM’s would not start, when trying to start them they each give “internal error”. Looking…

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vSphere 6.5: The new vCenter server appliance finally here – how to migrate!

VMWARE has just released vSphere 6.5 offering a lot of new and great features: vSphere 6.5 – Release Notes vSphere 6.5 – Whitepaper What’s new…

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vSphere PowerCLI Script to automatically setup vCenter Alarm Email Notifications

Managing vCenter server, everybody knows it can be a pain setting up notifications. Luckily this guy did some great work, simplifying everything ­čÖé It changes…

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VEEAM: ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 6 breaks CBT and InstantVM recovery!

Here we go again! VMWARE has released ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 6:┬áLink This apparently breaks CBT, under the following conditions: Only VMs with Operating System…

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