VMware: Updating vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 to Update 1

Current build VMware vCenter Server 6.0.0 2776510, vSphere client 6.0.0 2741530   Note: Supported upgrade paths to VCSA 6.0 U1 include from 5.1 U3 & 5.5. While on the topic of upgrades, going from VCSA 6.0 to 6.0 U1 is quite simple. First, you’ll need a patch ISO, which can be found on here. You […] … [Read more...]

VMware: Updating vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 to Update 1

Current build VMware vCenter Server 6.0.0 2776510, vSphere client 6.0.0 2741530   Note: Supported upgrade paths to VCSA 6.0 U1 include from 5.1 U3 & 5.5. While on the topic of upgrades, going from VCSA 6.0 to 6.0 U1 is quite simple. First, you’ll need a patch ISO, which can be found on here. You […] The … [Read more...]

VMware: Toggling the vCenter Server Appliance 6.x default shell

This article provides vSphere Administrators steps to toggle between default shells available on the vCentrer Server Appliance (vCSA).  Currently, the vCSA is bundled with these supported shells: Appliance Shell BASH Shell Today I tried to upgrade vCenter Appliance 6.0.0 to Update 1, after runnning command … [Read more...]

VMware: Toggling the vCenter Server Appliance 6.x default shell

This article provides vSphere Administrators steps to toggle between default shells available on the vCentrer Server Appliance (vCSA).  Currently, the vCSA is bundled with these supported shells: Appliance Shell BASH Shell Today I tried to upgrade vCenter Appliance 6.0.0 to Update 1, after runnning command … [Read more...]

VMware: Increasing the disk space for the VMware vCenter Server Appliance in vSphere 6.0

Some months ago I installed 15 new vSphere 6.0 hosts with local flash disks. After installation I configured the VMware Syslog Service at the vCenter appliance. Few weeks later the vSphere web-client shows some warnings about disk usage Problem Filesystem /dev/mapperlog_vg_log usage 100%, mounted on /storage/logs … [Read more...]

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: There is a problem authentication into the legacy vCenter Server using credentials provided by the user

During upgrade VMware vCenter Server 5.5.0 (based on Windows 2012R2) to 6.0.0 I received a warning message: Error: There is a problem authenticating into the legacy vCenter Server using the credentials provided by the user. Resolution: Check if vCenter Server is up and running. Double check provided vCenter Server … [Read more...]

VMware: Upgrade vCenter Server 5.5 to 6.0

Last week I upgraded VMware vCenter 5.5 server (based Windows 2012R2) at the company environment I work for, the upgrade was very simple. Pre-install: Please check article “Minimum requirements for the VMware vCenter Server 6.x Appliance (2106572)”   Installation process – Select: Install – Select: … [Read more...]

VMware: Install VMware vCenter Server 6.0.0

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