How to fix an expired VCSA Machine SSL certificate with a bugged vmware-eam service

Recently we’ve had some weird issues on one of our customers vCenter Servers. For starters the vMotion and Storage vMotion features weren’t working anymore because of time-outs. Which is weird and something I’ve never seen before. So we started troubleshooting the VCSA server and noticed that it couldn’t retrieve the …

PowerCLI: Function to import VMX files from a datastore

Recently we’ve had to revert to migrating a customer through cloning virtual machines to a lun on a ‘migration storage box’ after which we had to do an import in our vCenter environment. Normally I just Veeam for ease in the whole migration process but this time there were circumstances …

VMware announces vSphere 6.7 Update 2, enhancements to vSphere Platinum and vSphere ROBO Enterprise

Just a couple of months after the release of vSphere 6.7 Update 1, VMware today announced a new update to its vSphere platform in the form of vSphere 6.7 Update 2. This new update brings a lot of enhancements and new features to the table that will provide the users …

VMware Certification changes

A couple of days ago Karl Childs posted a blog on the VMware Education blog website about some changes that are beeing implemented effective immediately in regards to VMware certifications. VMware certifications such as the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) program has always required us to recertify after two years. If …

vCenter Appliance (VCSA) Web Client timeout settings

Recently we had a customer asking us if we could change the timeout on the vSphere Web Client because they had some issues with the default 120 minutes / 2 hours that are configured in the vCenter settings. Changing this is rather simple and can be done in the following …

PowerCLI: Limits & Reservations on VM’s

This script is also already from a while ago, but I’m posting this because it might be useful to anyone that is currently investigating virtual machine limits and reservation performance issues on their environment or are simply looking for a quick check on their environment. Configuring limits on virtual machine …