vCenter Server Appliance /storage/log Full

On the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) i have mulitple times seen that the /storage/log runs full, there are multiple reasons that this happens. But lately the most common reason, is that if you creates support bundles, they are stored in “/storage/log” on the appliance, the problem is that this do not get deleted automatically, this […]

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VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 1g, 6.0 Update 3e and 5.5 Update 3h Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1g, vCenter 6.0 Update 3e and vCenter 5.5 Update 3h. These releases fixes a problem with EVC mode problem, when adding new hosts, and some security fixes. See the full releasen notes for vCenter 6.5 Update 1g here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1g-release-notes.html See the full releasen notes for vCenter 6.0 Update 3e here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.0/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u3e-release-notes.html See the full releasen […]

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New releases from VMware

VMware has released some new version of different products.  vRealize Network Insight 3.7 This version contains new features plus security and bug fixes. What's new: Increase in Scale for Micro-Segmentation Planning ​You can do micro-segmentation in vRealize Network Insight now for 4 million flows. Centralized Upgrade (Offline) vRealize Network Insight supports the single-click offline upgrade from […]

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vCSA 6.5 disks sizes

Here is a list of all sizes of vCenter (vCSA) 6.5  deployments, all disks are in GB, if nothing else is specified. vCPUs and Memory is not listed. This list i made from vCSA 6.5 Update 1e. vCenter with embedde PSC and disk size = Default. Harddisk Mount Tiny Small Medium Large X-Large Harddisk 1 / /boot SWAP  12  12 […]

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Downsize storage on vCSA 6.5

I have been upgrading some vCenter Appliances 6.0 too 6.5 and in the process they had to be deployed with x-Large storage, But they don't need that. But this size was the only available during upgrade, because some disks was extended. I could have forced the upgrade with other size choices with the CLI options and forced to use […]

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vCenter 6.5 Update 1e, 6.0 Update 3d and 5.5 Update 3g Released

VMware released new security updated vCenter server,  There are also new patches for the ESXi server. This updated version of vCenter Server provides part of the hypervisor-assisted guest remediation of CVE-2017-5715 for guest operating systems. For important details on this remediation, see VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0004. The ESXi patches are also required. See release notes here for: 6.5 U1e: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1e-release-notes.html 6.0 […]

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