Short and simple PowerCLI script to add local users to VMware ESXi hosts.
Been a whirlwind of things happening (and to learn) at the new workplace and I’m still having a great time. Starting to work on some of the internal items I am looking forward to upgrading and refactoring. Starting with DNS and then will begin revisiting some of the other working systems. I’m also enjoying some of the systems that are […]
This morning we had an outage and while I did what I could to describe it via text, I can’t seem to come to grips with three unrelated issues occurring together creating so many pages. Why? Our network is segmented/separated by multiple physical segments and these unrelated incidents should not affect the other. This graphic representation isn’t necessarily 100% accurate […]
So here I am in my office at ipHouse finishing up the last runs of benchmarking reviewing my posts I have already done for Tegile’s Zebi and Tintri T540 appliances. I still need to finish one for Nexsan but won’t have time until later this weekend to complete it.
As I am getting closer to posting the actual results I wanted to share the storage and testing configurations now instead of including all of this in the results posting.
I mean it. 6 servers (5 operational as one is crashing itself repeatedly), 2 switches, and bandwidth. This should be easy to do! I mean: what could go wrong?
Let’s say you have your vCloud Director cells behind a load balancer. You try to upload your files (.iso and .ovf images for either a vApp or media and receive an error message like: Error: Transferring files On page 98 of the vdc_15_admin_guide.pdf you will find a paragraph pointing out that you need to fill in the API field for uploads […]
According to the install documentation, VMware vSphere 4 ESX and ESXi 4.1 update 1 are supported. Install or upgrade to vCloud Director 1.5 will fail with the following error when trying to add the provider vDC: Could not retrieve state for sequence: seq_os This is easily fixed by editing the database table [os_id] and inserting the relevant information.