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How to restore vCenter Server from a File-Based Backup

PREREQUISITES: Download ISO file from Vmware website Make entry in DNS for your new vCenter Place ISO somewhere close to location of your new VC…

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How to deploy vCenter 7.0

PREREQUISITES: Download ISO file from Vmware website Make entry in DNS for your new vCenter Please  ISO somewhere close to location of your new VC…

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Posted in PowerShell

PowerShell – Disable SLP on ESXi firewall – VMSA-2019-0022 (CVE-2019-5544), VMSA-2020-0023 (CVE-2020-3992) and VMSA-2021-0002 (CVE-2021-21974).

OpenSLP vulnerabilities have been disclosed that affect ESXi. The possibility of exploitation can be removed by performing the steps detailed in this article I will…

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vSphere 7 – Certificate Management

With vSphere 7 the management of certificates became much easier. For starters the solution certificates are deprecated, being replaced under the hood with a less…

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vCenter 7.0 Update 2 Upgrade Issue – Exception occurred in install precheck phase

vSphere 7.0. Update 2 is over 5GB large and promises a lot of new features. However upgrading your environment can proof difficult. Once I start…

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Before and After vCenter FQDN and IP (PNID) change – IMPORTANT!

So you wanna change FQDN or IP of your vCenter? Here is a couple things to consider: BEFORE CHANGE: If you run vCenter in HA…

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vROps cert thumbprint and trust issue

After renewing certificate for one on my vCenters and refreshing connection with vROps, I was not able to re-connect NSX appliance. The error messages was:…

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vCenter Server Managed Object Browser (MOB) reports a 503 Service Unavailable error

If you cannot access the vCenter Server Managed Object Browser (MOB) at https://vCenterFQDN/mob/ and your browser shows this error: 503 Service Unavailable but all other services…

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How to check if server is Virtual or Physical

It is very simple task. SSH to server and issue this command: If you see this output: Vendor: Dell Inc. It is Physical server. If…

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