Tag: VMware

VMware vSphere 6.0 END OF General Support

VMware vSphere 6.0 END OF General Support

If you are still running vSphere 6.0, your TIME IS UP! As of March 12th, VMware is ending support for all vSphere 6.0 Products including ... Read More

VMware NFS has reached the maximum number of supported volumes

VMware NFS has reached the maximum number of supported volumes

NFS has reached the maximum number of supported volumes. That's the issue I ran into while building new hosts today at a client. You get ... Read More

VMware ESXi install fails on UCS C220 – Partition Error

VMware ESXi install fails on UCS C220 – Partition Error

While installing ESXi on some Cisco C220 blades, I ran into the following failure message:partedUtil failed with message: “Error: Can’t have a partition outside the ... Read More

What is the VMware UAG Gateway location?

What is the VMware UAG Gateway location?

If you have rolled out or upgraded to VMware's Universal Access Gateway (or UAG) version 3.8, you might have noticed a new mandatory field called ... Read More

VMware UAG and Horizon Broker Certificate Gotchas in 2020

VMware UAG and Horizon Broker Certificate Gotchas in 2020

New year and some of my clients need to update their certificates for the new decade.  Here were some little issues we ran into while ... Read More

Upgrade EMC/Dell VxRail Best Practices (4.7.100 to 4.7.301)

Upgrade EMC/Dell VxRail Best Practices (4.7.100 to 4.7.301)

Time for another VXRail upgrade post!  This time we are upgrading from VxRail 4.7.100-11859441 to 4.7.301-26249014.  This will bring the underlying vSphere environment up to ... Read More

VMware User Environment Manager (aka Dynamic Environment Manager)

VMware User Environment Manager (aka Dynamic Environment Manager)

The end of year is coming up and I’m cleaning out all of my Evernote archives and getting all of my posts up and out ... Read More

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to 8.1

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to 8.1

Recently at a client, we preformed an upgrade of VMware’s Site Recovery Manager (SRM) version 6.1 to SRM 8.1.  The process was pretty uneventful and ... Read More

vCenter 6.7 Upgrade failing during pre-checks on Stage 2.  [Internal Error]

vCenter 6.7 Upgrade failing during pre-checks on Stage 2. [Internal Error]

While doing a standard vCenter appliance upgrade from 6.0GA to 6.7U3, I ran into some weird issues.  The deployment of the new appliance in Stage ... Read More

How to upgrade Cisco VIC drivers via VMware Update Manager

How to upgrade Cisco VIC drivers via VMware Update Manager

After upgrading the UCS firmware and installing ESXi on the C220 M5s, I wanted to upgrade the native VIC drivers using offline bundles provided by ... Read More