VCSA 6.x network configuration file

Below is created by VCHA configuration and is often picked up as DHCP when VCHA is broken. cat /etc/systemd/network/99-dhcp-en.network [Match] Name=e* [Network] DHCP=yes [DHCP] UseDNS=false and 10-eth0.network [Match] Name=eth0 [Network] Gateway=172.30.1.101 Address=172.30.1.28/16 DHCP=no Domains=abc.de [DHCP] UseDNS=false     The file can be removed safely and restart the appliance before re-configuring VCHA. Nithin

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Esxi Root password lock out/ Determining source of last failed ssh login on Esxi

Generally.  Should the root account be locked out, SSH and UI/client access to the host fails. In order to work this around Bring up a Console session to the Host and enable Esxi Shell (under troubleshooting options) on the console session, press ALT+F1, log in as  root and password: In order to unlock the root […]

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migrate option greyed out for VM’s on the vCenter view

the migrate option is normal grayed out when there is an ongoing task (clone, backup, snapshot take/consolidate/reconfigure etc) running aginst the VM) In certain rare cases, an orphaned DB record could also cause this. From the vCenter server database, Look at the table VPX_DISABLED_METHODS Select * from VPX_DISABLED_METHODS; IF there are no such task’s and should you […]

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VMware Power CLI: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel with authority

With the Newer version of Power CLI, the Connect-ViServer fails with message:     Connect-VIServer : 28-04-2018 11:41:42 Connect-VIServer Error: Invalid server certificate. Use Set-PowerCLIConfiguration to set the value for the InvalidCertificateAction option to Prompt if you’d like to connect once or to add a permanent exception for this server. Additional Information: Could not establish […]

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