Registering replication appliance to vCenter fails with “no element found: line 1, column 0”

Registering replication appliance to vCenter fails with “no element found: line 1, column 0” Cause: Corrupt/missing ovfenv.xml Log on to the vR appliance console session and run the below command: f the ovfenv.xml is 0, power down the replication appliance and power (do not perform a guest restart) this back up using the web client (must be […]

Setting up replication using existing seeds/reverse replication

Before proceeding, Ensure there are no stale replications. The VM name must not be listed in the vCenter server>Monitor>Vsphere replication>(on the source) outgoing,  incoming tab (for the destination) Configuring replication using existing seeds are rather simple.  Configure replication like you normally would except, you would select the datastore>Folder where the source VM’s virtual disk’s are […]

Recovering a VM using vSphere replication

Log into the recovery site vCenter webclient>vCenter server>Monitor>vSphere replication>incoming replication> Click on the VM that you wish to recover and click on the recover button:  Should you be performing a planned migration of the VM (with the most recent change, select Synchronise recently change (you will need to authenticate with the source side vCenter) ,. […]

VCSA/Insufficient inodes can result in service crash with no space left on device errors

version: VMware VirtualCenter 6.5.0 build-8024368 Looking at file system: looking at inode: determine what is consuming the most of inode: To resolve this, we run the below to clear the inode Check for available node to conform if everything is cleared up.