sometimes you be known which permissions respectiliy privileges a vSphere User has on an entity.
The vCenter GUI has no such feature but it’s possible by PowerCli and using the AuthorizationManager.
Continue reading VMware vCenter: Get a result set of permissions/privileges for a user on an entity
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after migrating a vSphere vCenter instance from Windows to the VCSA appliance some (Windows local user which do no longer exists on linux) orphaned user are member of an SSO group.
Continue reading vSphere: Remove orphaned user from an sso group by command line
with the VCSA Gui it is not possible to to enter a http proxy for https target URLs. An error: HTTPS Cannot connect to proxy server occurs.
The most linux tools accept http URLs in the HTTPS_PROXY variable and this also works with the VCSA.
Continue reading vSphere VCSA: Cannot add a (http) https proxy
the often used Active Directory source “Active Directory (Integrated Windows Authentication)” is from VMware marked as deprecated.
Continue reading vSphere: Add identity source Active Directory over LDAP
a customer had the problem that he couldn’t install a custom certificate, reset all ceritifcates etc. with the vCenter certificate manager /usr/lib/vmware-vmca/bin/certificate-manager.
He had canceled a previous attempt and from now on an error
Certificate Manager tool do not support vCenter HA systems
occured although he hasn’t enabled vCenter HA.
Continue reading vCenter: Installing of a custom certificate failed