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 …

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 …

Creating a nested ESXi server in vCloud Director

Back in 2018 William Lam released a special virtual appliance version of the ESXi 6.7 image as an OVA. Now you might wonder why would you need a special virtual appliance for a nested ESXi server? The most essential components are already there especially with ESXi 6.7: VMware tools Native …

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 …

What’s new in vRealize Automation 7.5

A few weeks ago we upgraded our vRealize Automation environments to version 7.5. This version has a lot going on so I thought it would be nice to discuss some of the new features and enhancements that have made its way into the new version of the vRealize Automation portal. …

Veeam 9.5 U3a with VMware vSphere 6.7 U1

The other day we had to use our Veeam environment together with a customers vSphere environment to migrate, well actually replicate in Veeam terminologies, a couple of virtual machines to our environment. The vSphere environment was pretty new, which we don’t see that much with our customers. The version was …