Tag Archives: vSphere

VMware: Change network configuration of a vCenter Appliance (VCSA )

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a customer had the problem that, due to outdated DNS Server settings, vCenter didn’t start all services. Connecting with a browser just show “No healthy upstreams” and the login to the VCSA GUI takes a long time.
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vSphere: Get vCenter events by Powercli

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it is really painful to search for events in vSphere’s vCenter.
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vSphere: Get performance data of a VM by PowerCli

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with powercli performance data could be exported for automatically created reports.
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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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