Due to VMware Security issue VMSA-2021-0010, most of customers should upgrade the vCenter to version 7.0 U2b. In my experience, I upgraded the vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 U3 to 7.0 U2 last month. The pre-upgrade check result cannot passed in stage 2, the error is “Source vCenter Server has instance(s) […]
VxRail software 7.0.210 exists on Dell 15G platform, it comes with the following major components: VMware vCenter Server Appliance 7.0 Update 2a VMware ESXi 7.0 Update 2a VxRail Manager 7.0.210 VMware vSAN 7.0 Update 2a PTAgent 2.3.x.x iDRAC 4.40.xx In VxRail 7.0.201, there’s are new disk configuration options E660/E660F models […]
If you are using vSphere Replication 8.2.x, or 8.3.x you can directly upgrade to version 8.4. Prerequisites Download the VMware-vSphere_Replication-8.4.x.x-build_number.iso from the vSphere download page. Copy the ISO image file to a datastore that is accessible from the vCenter Server instance that you use with vSphere Replication. Verify that you […]
One of my customers cannot access the vCenter Server suddenly last month. They created the VMware service request, the GSS team found out the root cause is the vCenter certificate expired. We need to replace SSL certificates by vSphere Certificate Manager, refer to below KB. https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2097936 Remark: If the vCenter […]
Ten years ago, I was working as a consultant at an information technology company. During this period, I did not join any communities (LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook) and the vendor’s community program, e.g. VMware vExpert, Cisco Champion and Veeam Vanguard. I like to share my project experience with everyone, so […]
If you have taken the VxRail Appliance Installation and Implementation course before 3/5/21, please plan to take the DES-6321 exam before June 11, 2021.
Congratulations to all authors and winners. I am happy to announce my article “Get Ready for Edge Computing” was selected for publication. Thanks to my partner Joe Yip. I like the topic of my article “Edge Computing”. This article introduces the strategy and technology of edge computing to perform consistent […]
In this post, we will learn how to add a capacity drive to an existing disk group on a noder. Now we will add a disk (slot 5) into the disk group on this node. Click the ACTIONS drop-down in the host’s detail information pane, and select Add Disk. Select […]
Faster Failback and Lower Risk Support for protecting 3000 VMs per vCenter Moved vSphere Replication to the VMware standard VAMI interface Integrated Protection Workflow Show replication status in Recovery plan summary Improved Error Visibility Tighter integration with vSphere Client N+1 version support in Site Recovery Manager & vSphere Replication pairing […]
Del Technology just announced the result of 2021 Dell Technologies Proven Professional Knowledge Sharing competition. My new article has been selected for publication. Congrats to the all Finalists this year Good luck.
💡I am so excited to announce that my new book “Implementing VxRail HCI Solutions” is now available for pre-order on Amazon or Packt.👇🏻 About this book Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) can help you simplify the provisioning and daily operations of computing and storage. With this book, you’ll understand how HCI can […]
Today we will discuss the comparison of Veeam CDP feature and other CDP products, e.g. Dell EMC RecoverPoint for VMs and Zerto. Dell EMC RecoverPoint for VMs 5.3 Installation and enabling CDP feature Below figure is the infrastructure diagram for Dell EMC RecoverPoint for VMs across two sites. Dell EMC […]