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in Troubleshooting - 31 Aug, 2016
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While installing the new Replication appliance (6.1.1.13216) in my lab i encounter the following error : “Connection to the remote resource was lost. Check your network connection”   Solution: Make sure that the machine you access web client can resolve vCenter/PSC DNS name you can configure the windows host file to solve this issue another solution […]

in Advanced VM Settings - 21 Jun, 2016
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In the following post we are going to discuss “Optimize Virtual Machine resources” The following are objectives from the blueprint : Adjust Virtual Machine properties according to a deployment plan: Network configurations CPU configurations Storage configurations Configure Flash Read Cache reservations Modify Transparent Page Sharing and large memory page settings Optimize a Virtual Machine for […]

in blueprint - 21 Jun, 2016
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We are now in the sixth section of the blueprint ,In this section we are going to cover “Utilize Advanced vSphere Performance Monitoring Tools“ Here are the objective from the blueprint : Configure esxtop / resxtop custom profiles Evaluate use cases for and apply esxtop / resxtop Interactive, Batch and Replay modes Use esxtop / resxtop to […]

in study guide - 18 Jun, 2016
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In this section we are going to cover “Manage and analyze vSphere log files” Here are the objective from the blueprint : Generate vSphere log bundles Configure logging levels for vSphere Configure and test centralized logging Analyze log entries to obtain configuration information Analyze log entries to identify and resolve issues Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: […]

in DPM - 14 Jun, 2016
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In the following post we are going to discuss how to troubleshoot vSphere clusters The following are objectives from the blueprint : Analyze and resolve DRS/HA faults Troubleshoot DRS/HA configuration issues Troubleshoot Virtual SAN/HA interoperability Resolve vMotion and storage vMotion issues Troubleshoot VMware Fault Tolerance Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services […]

in blueprint - 11 Jun, 2016
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In this post we will continue to discuss VMware networking and now it time for troubleshoot a vSphere 6.x network implementation Here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Perform a vDS Health Check for teaming, MTU, mismatches, etc. Configure port groups to properly isolate network traffic Use command line […]

in Storage - 04 Jun, 2016
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Finally we got to the troubleshooting part!. In this post i will ONLY suggest some ideas to look for information. at this point we need to have a good understanding on how storage works with vSphere 6. Here are the objective from the blueprint that we going to cover in this post: Analyze and resolve storage multi-pathing […]

in study guide - 24 Apr, 2016
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In this post we will continue to discuss VMware Deploy and Configure Update Manager Components here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Troubleshoot Update Manager problem areas and issues  Documents used: VMware Installing and Administrating VMware Update Manager Troubleshoot Update Manager problem areas and issues: For this objective i […]

in blueprint - 13 Feb, 2016
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In this post i will continue to cover the troubleshooting objective and now its time for troubleshoot and Monitor vSphere Performance The following are the objective from the blueprint: Monitor CPU and memory usage Identify and isolate CPU and memory contention issues Describe and differentiate common metrics, including: Memory CPU Network Storage Monitor performance through esxtop […]

in blueprint - 13 Feb, 2016
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In this post i will continue to cover the troubleshooting objective and now its time for troubleshoot vSphere Upgrades The following are the objective from the blueprint: Collect upgrade diagnostic information Recognize common upgrade issues with vCenter Server and vCenter Server Appliance Create/Locate/Analyze VMware log bundles Determine alternative methods to upgrade ESXi Hosts in event of […]