vCenter High Availability (vCenter HA) protects vCenter Server against host and hardware failures. The active-passive architecture of the solution can also help you reduce downtime significantly when you patch the vCenter Server. You create a three-node cluster that contains Active, Passive and Witness nodes. vCenter Architecture Overview A vCenter HA cluster consists of three vCenter Server instances. The first instance, … Continue reading vCenter High Availability
VMware Snapshot Consolidation error: Unable to access the file since it is locked.
After deleting snapshots on a VM either by deleting an individual snapshot or selecting "Delete All" snapshots, you may see the following warning for the VM, stating that disk consolidation is needed. "Virtual machine disks consolidation is needed" This can occur when a snapshot has been deleted from the web console but the underlying disk files … Continue reading VMware Snapshot Consolidation error: Unable to access the file since it is locked.
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