Error while Applying Host Profile with third-party VIbs

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

Remove Conflict Vib’s from ESXi Host.

Recently i have encountered an error while upgrading esxi host that "upgrade contains the following set of conflicting VIBs:scsi bfa , scsci qla." To remove conflict vib's, login to esxi and run below command : esxcli software vib remove --vibname scsi-bfa you can also use below powercli script if there are multuple vibs to remove … Continue reading Remove Conflict Vib’s from ESXi Host.

Powercli script to get VM’s disk Latency.

If you want to quickly check the virtual machine's Average and Max latency , here is the script for this : Get-VM -Name VmName | ? {$_.PowerState -eq "PoweredOn"} | Select Name, @{n="AVG Max Latency (ms)";e={(get-stat -Entity $_ -Stat Disk.MaxTotalLatency.Latest -Start (Get-Date).AddDays(-1) | Measure Value -Average ).Average }},@{n="Max Latency (ms)";e={(get-stat -Entity $_ -Stat Disk.MaxTotalLatency.Latest -Start … Continue reading Powercli script to get VM’s disk Latency.

Installing iSCSI Adapter and Configuring iSCSI Port Binding – Step by Step.

Before working with iSCSI Adapter, i would suggest to go thorough the following VMware KB Considerations for iSCSI . https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2038869 Assuming iSCSI storage already in place , in my case i have configured iSCSI storage on Windows 10 machine with Solarwind iSCSI target software, it's free with limited functionality and it works fine for home LAB, … Continue reading Installing iSCSI Adapter and Configuring iSCSI Port Binding – Step by Step.

Interview Topics for VMware L3- Part-1

1- Snapshot hidden files The Snapshot Manager shows no snapshots but there are delta files present. #vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms  -- Get VM ID #vim-cmd vmsvc/snapshot.get [VMID]                  Check Snapshot for Virtual Machine using VMID #vim-cmd vmsvc/snapshot.create [VmId] [snapshotName] [snapshotDescription] [includeMemory] [quiesced] #vim-cmd vmsvc/snapshot.create 3 snapshot1 snapshot 0 0 #vim-cmd vmsvc/snapshot.removeall [VMID] 2- Quiesced snapshots are when your … Continue reading Interview Topics for VMware L3- Part-1