March 2019 10
Ansible for VMware
Posted By : cybergavin

Although Ansible is typically used to execute tasks on multiple machines concurrently by generating Python scripts from YAML files and copying over those scripts to the remote machines for execution, it can also be used

February 2019 09
vRealize Log Insight Authentication with Active Directory
Posted By : cybergavin

Problem: When configuring vRealize Log Insight for authentication with Active Directory, the following errors were displayed in the ui_runtime.log (ssh to the vRealize Log Insight appliance to check): Caused by: GSS initiate failed [Caused

March 2013 30
VMware HA Agent Failure
Posted By : cybergavin

Problem: When trying to enable HA on an ESXi 4.1 cluster, the following error is displayed: Also, the Summary tab for the ESXi host on which the HA agent fails shows the following: Background &

October 2012 07
Configuring vSphere DRS : An Example
Posted By : cybergavin

vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) is one of the several features in vSphere that comes very handy for deployments. Given below are details of how I use vSphere DRS (in a simple configuration) which has

September 2012 04
Suppress vSphere 5 Heartbeat Datastore warning
Posted By : cybergavin

Problem: After configuring HA for a vSphere 5 ESXi cluster, each host in the cluster displays the following error message: Background & Analysis: vSphere 5 introduces Datastore heartbeats in addition to network heartbeats for HA,

October 2009 08
Virtualization with Sun VirtualBox
Posted By : cybergavin

With virtualization so popular, gone are the days when you would need to partition your hard drive and configure dual-boot to give you the option of running more than one OS on your computer. Sun