Changing Virtual Center Appliance Administrator@Vsphere.local Password

Like many vSphere admins, you may be experiencing issues logging into Administrator@vsphere.local on your Vcenter Server Appliance. This can be due to the password expiring or poor record keeping, but it really doesn’t matter. Lucky for you, there is a way to change that password if you know the root password to your Vcenter Appliance. … Read moreChanging Virtual Center Appliance Administrator@Vsphere.local Password

Update VCA 6 and VCA 6.5 to avoid SKD 443 VCA Crash

Using VCA (vCenter Appliance) and come across the error below? Do you have an all flash SAN? You may need to update your vCenter! I just set up a new All-Flash EMC Unity Array, and for the second time in about two weeks, vCenter had an internal Database fill up and take vCenter down, resulting … Read moreUpdate VCA 6 and VCA 6.5 to avoid SKD 443 VCA Crash

Creating Shared VMDK’s in vSphere 6.5 for Windows Clustering

vSphere 6.5 – Creating Shared VMDK’s for Clustering Services. (SQL Failover Cluster in VMware using VMDK’s Part 1) Creating a VMDK to share between multiple guests using Windows Failover Clustering and possibly SQL Clustering is a very straight forward task, but there are a few “Gotcha’s” to consider. -You cannot use a Thin Provisioned VMDK.  You … Read moreCreating Shared VMDK’s in vSphere 6.5 for Windows Clustering