Tag: VMware

vMotion failed (The VM failed to resume on the destination during early power on.)

I had to do some maintenance on a host but one of the Virtual Machines failed to move away, and came with a “General System Error”: In the log file (vmware.log) of the Virtual Machine was the following lines: 2014-09-08T10:42:01.220Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-CTK   : Could not open tracking file. File open returned IO error…

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By Allan Kjaer September 8, 2014 1

VMware Fusion 7 Released

VMware has released VMware Fusion version 7.0. What's New VMware Fusion Pro has been updated for OS X Yosemite. Visual changes include a new flatter application icon, changes to include translucent elements, and Yosemite style full-screen behavior. VMware Fusion Pro includes the latest virtual hardware revision with support for: Advanced Haswell processor features, including AVX2 inside…

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By Allan Kjaer September 3, 2014 0

Sizing of vSAN

I been asked about how to size VMware vSAN solutions, both from Hardware Business Managers and Customers, this have been a manual calculation, with some help from different blogs. Now VMware has released a online tool that you can help: https://vsansizer.vmware.com/ The result of the tool may be that you only need 3 hosts, which is the minimum, but…

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By Allan Kjaer August 22, 2014 0

HP 3PAR StoreServ and VMware vSphere 5 Best Practice

HP has changed there best practice for using there 3PAR StoreServ Storage systems when using Round Robin multi-pathing policy.  The old recommandation was to use IOPS=100, and this has changed to IOPS=1. so for setting this you should use the following. 3PAR runninng Persona 6: 3PAR running Persona 11: See also dokuments from HP: White Pape: HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage…

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By Allan Kjaer August 13, 2014 0

VMware vSphere vCenter 5.5 Update 1c

VMware has just released a new Build of VMware vCenter 5.5 Update 1c, This release fixes some issues with compability between VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.0.x and VMware vCenter Single Sign-On, There are also other problems that's fixed, so it's an important fix. For a full list of fixes read the release notes: Release notes  

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By Allan Kjaer July 23, 2014 0

vCenter Operations Manager error: “number of resources exceeds supported limit”

I have had this issue at a customer, where vCops after running for some time, came with this administrative alert.: "number of resources exceeds supported limit" After some searching on the internet i found 2 articles that had something about this: https://www.comdivision.com/kb/vcenter-operations-manager-error-number-of-resources-exceeds-supported-limit.html http://www.virtualiseme.net.au/index.php/vcops-max-number-of-supported-resources/ They both pointed to a advanced setting that should be set, but nothing about…

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By Allan Kjaer July 17, 2014 0

VMware Horizon View 6.0

VMware Horizon View 6.0 is now availble for download. VMware has also released a VMware vCenter Orchestrator Plug-In, for Horion View 6.0. From the Horizon View Release notes: What's New in This Release of View This release of View delivers a number of important new features and enhancements. Hosted Apps and Desktops Delivers Hosted Apps and desktops…

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By Allan Kjaer June 21, 2014 0

ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and NFS APD fix

VMware has released a fix for the problem with disconneted NFS Datastores in ESXi 5.5 Update 1, with Express Patch 04. See more in the VMware KB about the problem: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2076392 And the Express patch discription can be found here: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&externalId=2077360 I have not testet this patch, so use this information as is.

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By Allan Kjaer June 11, 2014 0

vSphere Web Client optimization

The VMware vSphere Web Client is the place to be, there are more and more third party plug-ins that's only released for this, and not for the legacy old vSphere Client. So I was looking for some tricks for VMware vSphere Web Client, so I could demonstrate some nice features at my customers. First step…

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By Allan Kjaer June 6, 2014 0