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vSphere 8 Upgrade! How to upgrade your vCenter Server 6.5\6.7\7.0 to vCenter 8.0

On October 11, 2022, VMware announced the initial availability (IA) of VMware vSphere 8.0. This new status of “initial availability” adheres to VMware’s new release…

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How to deploy vCenter 8.0 using VMware Workstations.

The new vSphere 8 IA is out there and ready to install on your development environments. Please read this article on the differences between IA…

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The default partition ‘/’ has only 2.6 GB of available space. Enter a new export directory on the source machine below.

During the upgrade VCSA 6.7 to version 7.0 I faced the issue with free space. As shown on the screenshot above, the default partition ‘/’…

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How to fix pre-chek SSL certificate issue during vCenter upgrade from 6.7 to 7.0

I just ran an upgrade and stage 1 went perfectly fine. However, during pre-check on stage 2, I received this error message: The machine SSL…

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How to reset the administrator@vsphere.local password

As for security standards, passwords should be kept in a secure vault, and admins should have access to them. Sometimes however passwords are getting lost…

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VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3e is now available!

VMware released a new update for vCenter Server 7.0 -> vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3e ISO Build 19717403. This maintenance update delivers new features and fixes…

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How to join vCenter Sever to the domain.

Today we will try to join our home lab vCenter Server to the domain. For this, you will need a Windows VM serving as the…

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How to install vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3d (7.0.3.00500) – Step by step Video.

In this video, I am going to walk you through the process of installing vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3d (7.0.3.00500). The upgrade is marked as…

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VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3d has been released!

VMware released a new update for vCenter Server 7.0. vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3d ISO Build 19480866. This release resolves CVE-2022-22948 View VMware vCenter Release and…

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Refresh a vCenter Server STS Certificate Using the vSphere Client

Today my vCenter Server warned my that my STS Signing Certificates are about to expire. Which is good as if STS certificate expire then access…

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