Top 20 vSphere Articles June 2018

  1. “The transaction log for database ‘VIM_VCDB’ is full” error on a Microsoft SQL DB server
  2. ESXi 5.5 Update 3b and later hosts are not manageable after an upgrade
  3. “Host IPMI system event log status” alarm in vCenter Server
  4. Determining where growth is occurring in the vCenter Server database
  5. ESXi host disconnects intermittently from vCenter Server
  6. Troubleshooting the vCenter Server service
  7. Investigating the health of a vCenter Server database
  8. Required VMware vCenter Converter ports
  9. The vpxd process becomes unresponsive after upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5/6.0
  10. Storage vMotion migration fails with the error: The method is disabled by ‘SYMC-INCR dd-mm-yyyy hh:mm’
  11. Troubleshooting checklist for VMware Converter
  12. vCenter Server 5.5 fails to start after reboot with the error: Unable to create SSO facade: Invalid response code: 404 Not Found
  13. Unable to log in to the root account of vCenter Server Appliance
  14. Upgrading to VMware Tools 5.1 reports the message: Error in the RPC receive loop: RpcIn: Unable to send
  15. ESXi hosts fail to mount VMFS5 volumes that are formatted with ATS-only capabilities
  16. After making a change or restarting vCenter Single Sign-On server system, vCenter Server 5.1.x fails to start
  17. could not open/create change tracking files? error when powering on VM
  18. Failed to verify the SSL certificate” after upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5 U1 or later
  19. vCenter Server 5.x fails to start with the error: Failed to add LDAP entry
  20. Enabling the Update Manager plug-in fails with the error: database unavailable or has network problems

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New KB articles published for week ending 8th July 2018

VMware NSX-T Data Center

PSC 6.7 HA configuration for Resource vCenter Server with NSX-T Load Balancer
Date Published:7/6/2018

VMware NSX for vSphere

PSC 6.7 HA configuration for Management vCenter Server (Green Field deployment) with NSX-T Load Balancer
Date Published:7/7/2018

NSX Manager’s dashboard reports “NSX component NSX Replicator is Unable to retrieve status”
Date Published:7/2/2018

VMware SDDC Manager

Failed or non-responsive NSX Controller VMs can safely be destroyed and redeployed via Web Client with no harm to VMware Cloud Foundation
Date Published:7/3/2018

The VMware Cloud Foundation 2.3.2 health check reports the Uplink port connection status as RED when a custom L3 uplink configuration is used.
Date Published:7/3/2018

Cumulus 3.3 or later causes Network Issues due to the Reserved VLAN Range on the Management Switch in VMware Cloud Foundation 2.3.x
Date Published:7/3/2018

VMware Cloud Foundation components certificates replacement
Date Published:7/4/2018

VMware vCenter Lifecycle Manager

Update check with a default repository type displays the same build information as the previous repository URL check when upgrading from vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.0
Date Published:7/5/2018

vROPS cluster is not accessible after reverting the snapshot of vROPS taken by LCM
Date Published:7/5/2018

VMware vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR

Protecting vApps to a Storage Policy backed by a datastore cluster fails in vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR 1.0
Date Published:7/6/2018

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

Manual Configuration of liagent.ini on Remote Collector nodes in vRealize Operations Manager 6.7
Date Published:7/7/2018

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

Prerequisites for upgrading vRSLCM from version 1.2 to 1.3
Date Published:7/3/2018

VMware vSphere ESXi

Host Loosing NFS datastore when renamed existing NFS and presented new Share with the old name of an existing share
Date Published:7/5/2018

VMware vSphere Integrated Containers

VIC 1.4.x Could not find any VIC appliance VM
Date Published:7/5/2018

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Simply Secure. How Reducing IT Complexity Reaps Amazing Security Benefits

by Brad Doctor, Senior Director, Information Security, VMware Security expert Bruce Schneier once said, “complexity is the enemy of security,” and this is definitely true today. The proliferation of cloud computing, anywhere/anytime mobile devices, and other emerging solutions within the modern enterprise infrastructure have created technology monsters that often outstrip their security capabilities. In fact,

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Applying NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation Across Applications in VMware IT’s Global Environment

by Velchamy Sankarlingam, Vice President, Cloud Services Development & Operations To learn more about how VMware IT implemented NSX micro-segmentation in its SAP deployment, read the blog,“How VMware IT Implemented NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation for SAP.” As virtualization proliferates within our data center, managing the network using just traditional tools is not realistic. Given the

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How VMware IT Implemented NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation for SAP

by Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design, and Mukund Yadav, Director, IT App Ops, VMware To learn more about how VMware IT’s NSX micro-segmentation strategy, read the blog, “Applying NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation Across Applications in VMware IT’s Global Environment.” Applications are rapidly evolving to meet the constant demand from business to deliver new

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