Advanced Troubleshooting of VMware ESXi Server -var/log/VMKSUmmary.log - Host Reooted-var/log/Boot.gz - slow boot up (check from the line where vmkernal module loaded succesfully)-DCUI- ALT-F12 -Live troublshooting kernal line message)-If Host does not have perssistant logging -at the boot of phase hit shift -o you will get boot prompt - to enable serial logging-validate the esx.conf … Continue reading TroubleShooting VMware ESXi
Remove NSX from Vcenter Server: We will remove below components from vcenter : VXLAN Logical Switches Logical Routers NSX firewall NSX Plug-in VTEP Interfaces Steps: -1 Delete the Transport Zone and remove connected VMs 2- Unconfigure VXLAN from “Host Preparation” tab 3- Un-install VIB from the “ Host Preparation” tab 4- Go to – Managed … Continue reading Completely Remove NSX 6.4 from vCenter
Make sure you have vcenter backup and snapshot before proceed. - Login to you vcenter appliance VAMI- https://appliaceip:5480 Go- to Update : You must have an https webserver or FTPS server configured to proceed: I am using serv-u Management console to configure FTPS: https://www.serv-u.com/downloads Run Pre-Update Checks You can check the affected services by this … Continue reading Upgrade vCenter 6.7 to 6.7 U3 Using custom repository.
If you ever encounter below error while installing vib, follow the fix below : >>Could not download from depot at Zip<< If you get the below error message use full path of vib with data store UID: # excli software vib install -d /full path of Vib/ To Install use- esxcli software vib install –d … Continue reading Error – Could not download from depot at zipping
So recently I was trying to apply the Host profile on the newly built ESXi host and the extracted profile contains some third party vib that needs to be installed on the new host. We are using Cisco 1kv vsm swithes and it was trying to install vsm driver on the new host and got … Continue reading Error while Applying Host Profile with third-party VIbs