During the past days we started to use our new data center in a new building. One of the first things that needed to be moved was our HPE 3PAR storage system. This storage is used only with VMware vCenter Continue reading Moving an HPE 3PAR storage system to a new location
During the past hours we upgraded our HPE blades from ESXi 6.0.0 U1 to 6.0.0 U2. During the process (using the vSphere Update Manager), the ESXi seems to be frozen on the step “About to install…”. After 30 minutes we Continue reading vSphere ESXi upgrade is really slow (About to install…)
VMware has posted a new update 3 for vCenter 5.5 in September that will speed up your Web Client experience. A blog post exists and details everything about the new optimisations and the speeds seems to be normalized between vSphere Web Continue reading vSphere Web Client has slow performances… Update to 5.5 Update 3!
Sometimes, removing an hard disk or network interface on VMware vSphere failed with the error: Invalid configuration for device ‘0’. It’s probably due to existing snapshots attached to your VM. Try to remove all the snapshots, this will probably solve the problem. This Continue reading Removing hard disk/network interface on VMware vSphere fails
During a migration process, we were annoyed by a wrong datastore appearing in the virtual machines summary. It was the old ISO datastore that was no longer accessible and no longer configured on the ESXi hosts. The first thing to Continue reading Removing stuck/inactive datastore from vSphere Virtual Machine
Lately I encountered a problem to install the plug-in NFS VAAI on our ESXi servers for enabling hardware acceleration. I was using the GUI interface built in to the VSC plug-in where you need to put the file in a Continue reading Unable to install NetApp VAAI plug-in through the VSC
Sometimes the backup infrastructure can make me crazy. Two virtual machines that run on our vCenter/ESXi infrastructure was showing me this nice error this morning: “Virtual machine disks consolidation is needed.”. This is a nice information and VMware has a Continue reading vSphere/Veeam : “Unable to access file
VMware has published an article describing the method to install OS X 10.8 on ESXi 5.1. Previously, it is necessary to have updated all the installation with the latest version vSphere 5.1 and its ESXi in 5.1 too. In brief, Continue reading How to install OS X 10.8 on ESXi 5.1