Tag: vSphere

vSphere Ports and Protocols. All of them.

vSphere Ports and Protocols. All of them.

A few posts back, we let you know about a pretty cool TechZone article that gave you every VMware Horizon port you could ever need ... Read More

VMware App Volumes and FSLogix container conflicts resolved.

VMware App Volumes and FSLogix container conflicts resolved.

I have a client where we have implemented a full VMware Horizon VDI solution.  This solution consists of VMware Horizon, User Environment Manager and App ... Read More

No patches showing up for VMware vCenter Appliance–FIXED

No patches showing up for VMware vCenter Appliance–FIXED

I think I experienced an edge case issue where one of my client’s vCenter Appliances wasn’t showing any available patches to install.  This was a ... Read More

Disk 2000 is not Moving – Crazy weird message from VMware

Disk 2000 is not Moving – Crazy weird message from VMware

If you are trying to Storage vMotion a machine in VMware vSphere and get this crazy strange message. Disk ‘2000’ is not moving, so any transform ... Read More

PSA: Purple Screen of Death when collecting logs on VxRail Cluster

PSA: Purple Screen of Death when collecting logs on VxRail Cluster

This is probably just an edge case but I figured I would put it out there into the `webs so admins are aware.  While troubleshooting ... Read More

New to Me: TryBalanceVMsPerHost – VMware advanced option

New to Me: TryBalanceVMsPerHost – VMware advanced option

Here’s a cool setting I ran across in vSphere that isn’t that new but I hadn’t run across in the past.   Under vSphere DRS settings, ... Read More

Migrating Windows Based vCenter to VMware Virtual Appliance 6.7 Walk Through

Migrating Windows Based vCenter to VMware Virtual Appliance 6.7 Walk Through

All of my new implementations are running VMware’s vCenter Virtual Appliance. It is SOO easy to deploy and includes everything you need for your infrastructure ... Read More

Upgrading VMware vCenter 6.0 appliance with a Windows based Update Manager option

Upgrading VMware vCenter 6.0 appliance with a Windows based Update Manager option

I ran into an interesting situation the other day.  When vSphere 6.0 was the hot new product out there, I had converted a client of ... Read More

How to upgrade your Horizon Infrastructure (7.7 Edition)

How to upgrade your Horizon Infrastructure (7.7 Edition)

Sometimes you have to bite the bullet and just upgrade everything!  I recently went through the exercise of looking up all of the various solution ... Read More

The end of the External VMware PSC.

The end of the External VMware PSC.

If you are still running an external Platform Services Controller (PSC), the clock is ticking on it.  A recent VMware architecture blog (VMware vSphere Blog) ... Read More