Insufficient configured resources to satisfy the desired vSphere HA failover level on the cluster

Problem Setting up a simple vSphere 6.5  environment, using percentage-based HA we have been seeing the following Configuration Issue flag on the cluster . Insufficient configured resources to satisfy the desired vSphere HA failover level on the cluster … You can see the alarms have Acknowledge/Reset options, this is a Configuration Issue message instead. I have […]

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Storage Space Reclamation in vSphere 6.5

In vSphere 6.5 there new feature is enabled  ,come back of VMFS storage space reclamation. This feature was enabled in a manual way for VMFS5 datastores and was able to be triggered when you free storage space inside a datastore when deleting or migrating a VM or consolidate a snapshot. At a Guest OS level, storage space is […]

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EMC vProxy Error disabling storage migration, retrying, error: VDDK Error

This post is relate to virtual machine backup failing on EMC network environment . Error  NVP: Error disabling storage migration, retrying, error: VDDK Error: 20005: The operation has been disabled by the guest operating system. Few backups fail with error ‘operation has been disabled by the guest operating system’: Cause vProxy attempts to disable VM […]

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NTP Conflagration with Power CLI

Check NTP Services status  Get-VMHost | Get-VmHostService | Where-Object {$_.key -eq “ntpd”}                 Check Firewall exception configuration  Get-VMHost | Get-VMHostFirewallException | where {$_.Name -eq “NTP client”}               Enable the FirewallException to all ESXi Hosts Get-VMHost | Get-VMHostFirewallException | where {$_.Name -eq “NTP […]

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CBT Management with Power CLI

List all virtual machines where CBT enabled  Get-VM| Where-Object{$_.ExtensionData.Config.ChangeTrackingEnabled -eq $true} Check specific virtual machines where CBT enabled  Get-VM  “TEST-VM-01” | Where-Object{$_.ExtensionData.Config.ChangeTrackingEnabled -eq $true} List all virtuals machine where CBT disabled Get-VM| Where-Object{$_.ExtensionData.Config.ChangeTrackingEnabled -eq $false} Check specific virtual machines where CBT disabled Get-VM  “TEST-VM-01” | Where-Object{$_.ExtensionData.Config.ChangeTrackingEnabled -eq $false} Note : In GUI mode we cannot […]

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Snapshot Management with Power CLI

Command to list the  properties of snapshot  using  power cli get-vm | get-snapshot | format-list Description Created Quiesced PowerState VM VMId Parent ParentSnapshotId ParentSnapshot Children SizeMB IsCurrent IsReplaySupported ExtensionData Id Name Uid Generate complete snapshot inventory with few details        get-vm | Get-Snapshot Export complete snapshot inventory to csv file get-vm | get-snapshot […]

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Power CLI Command to List Connected Disks to ESXi Hosts

Get connected disk details including name , Multipathing , LunType  of all ESXI HOSTS in vCenter Get-VMHost | Get-ScsiLun -LunType disk User below command to export all the details to CSV Get-VMHost | Get-ScsiLun -LunType disk |export-csv C:\diskinfo.csv Get connected disk details including name , Multipathing , LunType  for Specific ESXI HOST Get-VMHost  “ESXI-TEST.LOCAL.COM” | Get-ScsiLun […]

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