Creating Folder mapping under SRM 6.0 environment-part 2

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In the previous article we discussed on configuring resource mappings . Today we would continue further with next configuration i.e folder mappings. Imagine we have 500 machines in the environment spanned across the vCenter . Using folder structure you can manage the virtual machine in a uniform manner. If we have multiple departments in a organization departments […]

vCenter server 6.0 service crashes due to postgres database filling up OS Partition.

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Today l encountered a very interesting issue with one of my customer who was quite not happy with his vCenter services being crashed frequently for last 24 hours. Customer was running on vCenter 6.0 environment with external PSC. Logged in to the vCenter to troubleshoot and found C drive was running out of space.Disk was […]

Configuring replication for an individual VM under vSphere Replication 6.1 environment.

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I believe you would already be aware that there are two ways of achieving replications. Array based Replication(Storage level) vSphere Replication(Host level or VM level) I would be configuring replication for a specific VM using VR.   In the current scenario I have chosen a Virtual Machine ReplicationVM. Right click on the VM GoTo All […]

Step by Step installation procedure on SRM 6.1 in vsphere environment

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SRM as discussed in my previous blogs is to automate fail over of virtual machines during disaster. Today let us walkthrough installation procedure of SRM 6.1 Please download the ISO from my Vmware portal. Always ensure SRM should be compatible with vCenter version installed in the environment. Always refer the compatibility matrix before proceeding. Double […]

‎Installing and configuring vSphere Replication 6.x in VMware environment.

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Most of you would be aware from vR 5.8 deployment can only be performed using the web client. Currently we would go through step by step procedure on deploying vR 6.x. The vSphere Replication appliance registers as an extension with the corresponding vCenter Server instance. Only one vSphere Replication appliance is allowed per vCenter Server. You can download the vsphere replication appliance as […]

vCenter Appliance fails to start with the error message “/dev/mapper/log_vg-log: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY: RUN fsck MANUALLY”

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Today I was working with one of the enterprise customer. Customer had a mass storage outage and environment was running on a vSAN. Once storage was back in stake customer went and powered on the vCenter server. vCenter failed to start up with error message “/dev/mapper/log_vg-log: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY: RUN fsck MANUALLY”   You can have […]

Upgrading windows vCenter 5.5 to 6.0 fails at database validation pre-checks with the “Error: Internal error occurs during VMware vCenter Server Database pre-upgrade checks”

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Today I managed to troubleshoot a interesting case with one of the customer who was having certain issues while upgrading his vCenter environment from 5.5 to 6.0  as It was failing at the database pre-checks. Once SSO credentials was provided when validation was in progress it would end up with an error “Internal error occurs […]