HP Smart Array p440ar and vSphere 6.0 patches

I had a customer/colleague that was upgrading there HP DL380p Gen9 server with local datastores on a HP Smart Array p440ar, with the new patches from VMware, they was doing this manually, from command line. After a reboot the local storage was not accessible, and the Controller was not visible any more. The problem is that the new patches […]

VSAN problem

I had a customer that is running VSAN, and had recently upgraded to vSphere 6.0. They wanted to upgrade VMFS-L to VSAN-FS (the new drive format). But they could not do this because 1 host had 2 defekt disk groups on it. The host had been a member of an old VSAN setup, that was scratched. So we […]

VMware has released some updates for vSphere 6.0 products

This products has updates: VMware vSphere vCenter 6.0.0a, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere6/doc/vsphere-vcenter-server-600a-release-notes.htm VMware vRealize Orchestrator 6.0.2, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/orchestrator/doc/vrealize-orchestrator-602-release-notes.html VMware Site Recovery Manager, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/srm/srm-releasenotes-6-0-0.html VMware vSphere Replicator, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere-replication/doc/vsphere-replication-60-release-notes.html   Share This:

vRealize Orchestrator, VMs that Need Consolidation

I was creating a workflow that could find VM's that need consolidation and the consolidate them. I did not find any actions or workflow for this so i created one, with this script: System.log("Removing Consolidated Needed snapshots"); for each (var vcenter in vcenters) { var vms = vcenter.getAllVirtualMachines(); for each (var vm in vms) { […]

Veeam Releases update 2 for Backup & Replicator 8.0

Veeam har just released Veeam Backup & Replicator 8.0 update 2, which gives support for vSphere 6.0, but also have many other fixes and new features. This version also gives support for integrator with Veeam Endpoint Backup Free. Veeam Backup & Replicator 8.0 update 2 can be found here: http://www.veeam.com/kb2024 For integration with Veeam ONE 8.0 please install the new update 2 for this, this can […]