Tag Archives: vSphere

vSphere: Check the ESXi TPM module state

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if you want to check the state of the TPM chip use the esxcli command line interface:

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VMWare vSphere: Update VCSA Appliance from command line

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I will show you how you can update a VCSA Appliance from command line rather then from webfrontend.

I assume you have configured a proxy server when you do not have a direct internet connection.

Login to the appliance at the console or by ssh.

First of all check the state of the lookup service by lsdoctor

Run the lsdoctor tool to recognized some certificate issues. Certificate issues are often the problem when an update fails.

Command> shell
root@vCenter [ ~/lsdoctor-master ]# python lsdoctor.py -l
2021-12-13T12:52:04 INFO generateReport: Listing lookup service problems found in SSO domain...
2021-12-13T12:52:04 INFO generateReport: No issues detected in the lookup service entries

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VMware vSphere: Copy files to the VCSA (Linux) Appliance

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each user who migrated their Windows based vCenter Servers to the Linux based VCSA Appliance have the save problem. How can I copy files (for example certificates) to and from the VCSA.

The vSphere VCSA appliance have a builtin ssh daemon. Unfortunately it doesn’t support sftp/scp. If try to connect an
Error: Cannot initialize sftp protocol. occurs.

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VMware: Upgrade VMware tools without reboot

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by default when upgrading the VMware tools of an VM and a reboot is requested the VM autmatically reboots after installation.
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PowerCli: Invoke-VMScript fails with “An error occurred while sending the request”

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you want to call some commands in a VM and you got the following error “An error occurred while sending the request”
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