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VMworld US 2016 Breakout Sessions

    Great materials which was prepared by William Lam on GitHUB. Actual link to his repository we can find there. Thanks William. “Here is a nice summary list of all VMworld US 2016 Breakout session with the respective video playback URLs. You will still need to register once at http://www.vmworld.com/en/sessions/2016.html (which is FREE to […]

QuickTask: Locating the Serial Number by CLI on a Juniper QFX5100 switch

QFX5100 switches are flexible data center switching platforms that provide a universal building block for multiple fabric architectures, including Juniper’s mixed 1/10/40GbE Virtual Chassis, Virtual Chassis Fabric, Junos Fusion and QFabric® System architectures, as well as open architectures such as Spine and Leaf, Layer 3 and Open Clos IP fabrics. All QFX5100 switches support unified […]

QuickFix: Virtual machine Consolidation is needed – Unable to access file since it is locked – ESXi 5.5

Problematic VM: xxxxTSS001 Symptoms Configuration issues: Virtual machine Consolidation is needed Task name: Consolidate virtual machine disk files Task results: Unable to access file since it is locked Events: Virtual machine disks consolidation failed Related task: Remove snapshot Affected VM xxxxTSS001 has “Hard disk 2” with last snapshot file xxxxTSS001_1-000028.vmdk. In folder where is VM we see many xxxxTSS001_1-0000xx.vmdk files […]

QuickTip: Keyboard Shortcuts of VMware vSphere Web Client

Keyboard Combination Action Ctrl+Alt+Home OR Ctrl+Alt+1 Home Screen Ctrl+Alt+2 Virtual Infrastructure Inventory Ctrl+Alt+3 Hosts and Clusters Inventory Ctrl+Alt+4 VMs and Templates Inventory Ctrl+Alt+5 Datastores and Datastore Clusters Inventory Ctrl+Alt+6 Networking Inventory Ctrl+Alt+s Inventory Search I hope this is informative for you. Thanks for Reading!.  Be Social and share it in social media, if you feel […]

QuickFix: The type initializer for ‘VirtualInfrastructure.Utils.ClientsXml’ threw an exception

My Environment: ESXi 5.5 u2 vCenter 5.5 u2 1 cluster in vCenter Lab in Ravello Cloud In some beauty day during day: Symptom: The type initializer for ‘VirtualInfrastructure.Utils.ClientsXml’ threw an exception In logs: “C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\VMware\vpx\viclient-0.log” i found only: Resolution: Restart server where is installed vSphere Client helped. I hope this informative for you. Thanks for Reading!.  Be […]

QuickFix: Virtual machine Consolidation is needed – ESXi 5.5

My Environment: ESXi 5.5 u2 vCenter 5.5 u2 only 1 VSAN datastore in cluster 2 cluster in vCenter Symptoms: Cannot perform snapshot consolidation in VMware ESXi 5.5 Performing a snapshot consolidation in ESXi 5.5 fails. In logs on this VM (vmware.log) we found: After fast troubleshooting with VMware engineer we receive summary: “I tracked down […]