If the parent virtual machine or snapshot is changed in the pool settings, a new replica virtual machine is created. The previous replica becomes unused and is deleted after the recompose completes. The View composer automatically deletes the replica from vCenter Server and the Composer database. Under certain conditions, the replica virtual machine information may … Continue reading Finding and Removing unused replica VMs in Horizon View
‘Migrate’ Option Greyed out for VMs in VMware vCenter 6.x/7.X
This issue can occur after a virtual machine backup completes and the entries from the vCenter Server database vpx_disabled_methods table are not removed. To resolve the issue we need to follow the following steps: Login to https://vCenter FQDNorIP/mob/?moid=AuthorizationManager&method=enableMethods using SSO credentials. Login with firstname.lastname@example.orgExample: email@example.com The below page will appear: 2. Find the VMs MOB ID In … Continue reading ‘Migrate’ Option Greyed out for VMs in VMware vCenter 6.x/7.X
VMware Horizon and vCenter Server Certificate Issue
After upgrading the vCenter server for Horizon you may find that the vCenter Server tab on the dashboard of VMware Horizon Administrator would turn red and would present with a certificate issue. Upon checking the vCenter Server option under View Configuration tab you may get the message that the certificate is untrusted and will present … Continue reading VMware Horizon and vCenter Server Certificate Issue
VMware Horizon Virtual Desktops in Error State
I had a customer with VMware Horizon 7.0.2 desktop pools with desktops that were stuck with errors while recomposing. We were seeing the error message : “View Composer Error: Failed to delete VM – null” on the Desktop Machines in VMware Horizon View Administrator. To fix the issue I had to manually delete the Virtual … Continue reading VMware Horizon Virtual Desktops in Error State
VMware vSAN Troubleshooting Commands
vSAN achieves high availability and performance through distribution of data across multiple hosts in the vSAN cluster. Data is transmitted over the vSAN network. There are cases where a large amount of data must be copied over the vSAN network. During the Resync operation there are chances that the VMs on the vSAN cluster might … Continue reading VMware vSAN Troubleshooting Commands
Preparing for VMware Cloud on AWS
The process of deploying VMware SDDC in AWS is quite simple and should be complete within a matter of minutes, however one needs to be prepared for the deployment. Following blog will cover the most basic set of pre-requisites which are required before starting with the deployment on VMware SDDC. Cost Assessment VMware provides an … Continue reading Preparing for VMware Cloud on AWS
What is VMware Cloud on AWS?
VMware cloud on AWS in an enterprise-class Software defined datacenter software deployed on AWS infrastructure with optimized access to AWS services. It is powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, VMware Cloud on AWS integrates VMware’s compute (ESXi), Storage (vSAN) and Network (NSX-T) virtualization products along with VMware vCenter Management and is optimized to run on dedicated, … Continue reading What is VMware Cloud on AWS?