Monthly Archives: February 2015

My VCAP5-DCA Experience

VCAP5-DCA Certification exam code: VDCA550 1- Contact Joshua Andrews to get access to his free Labs http://sostechblog.com/ , Twitter: @SOSTech_WP 2- the-unofficial-official-vcap5-dca-study-guide-veeam-color-JasonLanger&JoshCoen 3- vdca550-study-guide-complete-20150131_paulgrevink 4- If you have no opportunity or time to have your own LAB, then you can … Continue reading

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Search files in all VMware vCenter Data Stores

I had a nightmare to find the *.iso files I uploaded to specific data store , and the only way is to open each one or search one by one: So here I am trying to find all *.iso files … Continue reading

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Create and Configure a Standard Virtual Switch using PowerCli & EsxCli

Using PowerCli: ensure that no vSS named vSwitch1 already exists. Get-VirtualSwitch -VMHost 10.26.0.221 Named vSwitch1-having 256 ports with support for jumbo frames new-virtualswitch -vmhost 10.26.0.221 -name vss01 -NumPorts 256 Attach vmnic1 and vmnic2 as uplinks. Get-VirtualSwitch -VMHost 10.26.0.221 -Name vss01 … Continue reading

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Setting up SNMP client in vcenter , ESXi shell & pwoercli

Configure snmp# Get-AdvancedSetting -Entity 10.26.0.223 -Name snmp.receiver.4.name | Set-AdvancedSetting -Value 172.0.0.1 Get-AdvancedSetting -Entity 10.26.0.223 -Name snmp.receiver.4.enabled | Set-AdvancedSetting -value $true Listing information related to SNMP: Displaying all properties : Using ESXcli on vMA: Get snmp on ESXi host: As you … Continue reading

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Avamar Proxy can not be powered on after suspension !!

I used to suspend Linux VM while putting ESXi in maintenance mode , so after booting it up I tried to reallocate the virtual machine to same host (or anywhere) but I had the below error: /vmfs/volumes/53a1 dc3a-0217fcc6-cafl -0000c9851676/SPS-WebApp/SP-FEO2-000002.vmdk was … Continue reading

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Configure vSphere Syslog Collector

Click Install: Next J Accept 😀 then another next : If you want to integrate the Syslog collector with vCenter , select the second option: At this step you will need to verify the ports used with vCenter as you … Continue reading

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