HCI Tools vSphere VxRail

Debug VxRail vCenter script

Another month, another tool. Many people probably don’t know it but there is a Dell script which you can use to check the vCenter Server (internally or externally) which manages the VxRail Cluster. It is especially helpful in case of troubleshooting or right before doing an VxRail update or upgrade because it gathers information about …

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HCI Tools vSAN vSphere VxRail

vSphere Diagnostic Tool (vdt)

The occasion was anything but desirable but this week I had the pleasure to work with a very skilled VMware Support guy to fix a broken vCenter ELM replication at a customer’s site. In this session I really learned a lot. But what stood out the most was this pretty new VMware Fling: https://flings.vmware.com/vsphere-diagnostic-tool vSphere …

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vSphere SSO domain replication topology

Last week I had a customer request to integrate a 3rd vCenter (Version 7 with embedded PSC) into his existing vSphere SSO domain where he already had 2 similar vCenters. His main use case was to have all vCenters in a single pane of glass using the vCenter Enhanced Linked Mode (ELM). As far as …

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