VMware: Error when uploading files to vCenter Server Appliance using WinSCP

Last week I tried to download some logfiles with WinSCP from the customer vCenter 6.0 appliance but I couldn’t, I received this error message:    Host is not communicating for more than 15 seconds. If the problem repeats, try turning off 'Optimize connection buffer size'.    Solution When you copy … [Read more...]

VMware: Configure new vSphere 6 host with PowerCLI

Last week I upgraded my original Configure vSphere 4 PowerCLI script I created in 2011 . When you run the script with PowerShell ICE or PowerCLI you have two options: 1. Configure a new vSphere 6 host. 2. Add the new configured host to vCenter Server. I’m still not a PowerCLI Pro so.. please comment […] … [Read more...]

VMware: Quick stats on [SERVERNAME] is not up-to-date

Few weeks ago I upgraded for a customer vCenter Server 5.5. to 6.0, today I received a yellow configuration issue box with message: Quick stats on [SERVERNAME] is not up-to-date   Solution This is a known issue in vCenter Server 5.5 and 6.0. This issue is resolved in VMware vCenter Server 5.5.0b, available at … [Read more...]

VMware: Yeeaaahhh vExpert 2015!!

This year’s vExperts 2015 were announced! Check it out. I’ve been honored again 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 as a vExpert this year. Great thanks to VMware and vExpert team behind the program! It’s Correy Romero who announced the news on the VMTN blog, here is the full list of lucky people for […] … [Read more...]

VMware: Configure recommended LUN queue for NetApp

    esxcli storage core device set –device naa.60a9800042394555592443526a737737 –queue-full-sample-size 32 –queue-full-threshold 8   NetApp KB   In vSphere 5.1, the scope and the method for configuring the parameters required to handle the Task Set Full (QFull) conditions have … [Read more...]

VMware: What’s new in vSphere 6.0

Install & Upgrade Enhanced Install and Upgrade Capabilities – Windows vCenter installation experience has been enhanced with additional capabilities including custom ports, custom paths, uninstall and error messaging improvements. Furthermore, all upgrade paths from Windows vCenter 5.0 and up are now supported. … [Read more...]

VMware: Upgrade vSphere ESXi 5.5 u2 to ESXi 6.0

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VMware: Inschrijving geopend – 19 maart 2015 – VMUG Den Bosch

Op 19 maart vindt het NLVMUG event 2015 plaats in Den Bosch. De NLVMUG volunteers willen je hier graag voor uitnodigen. Er wordt een gevarieerd programma voorbereid met keynote sessies en verschillende tracks met top sprekers. We kunnen al een tipje van de sluier oplichten over een zeer interessante spreker die over … [Read more...]

VMware: Host IPMI System Event Log Status alarm is triggered repeatedly in VMware vCenter Server

  Solution To resolve this issue, stop the alarm from triggering repeatedly and clear the IPMI System Event.log file and reset the sensors. To clear the IPMI System Event.log file and reset the sensors: Open vCenter Server using vSphere Client. In the vCenter Inventory, select the ESXi/ESX host. Click the Hardware … [Read more...]

[Sponsor: Unitrends] What Is The Future of Backup?

Hyper-Convergence Meets Data Protection and High Availability In 2014, there were 28 million IT professionals worldwide. IDC expects this number to grow to 36 million by 2020. The trouble here is that the amount of data for which these professionals are held responsible is growing at a much higher rate. Today, each IT … [Read more...]