To resolve this issue, remove the xhci VIB file before upgrading the host. Connect to the affected ESXi host using an SSH session. For more information, see Using ESXi Shell in ESXi 5.x and 6.0 (SOL-2003). Delete the xhci VIB file by running this command: esxcli software vib remove --vibname xhci-xhci
Patch VMware ESXi hosts by command line without update manager for example.
Step 1. Download the latest patch bundle from link. Patches are cumulative. Each patch bundle (.zip archive) includes all the updates from prior patches. Step 2. Upload the patch zip to a datastore. Step 3. Enable SSH In the vSphere Web client start the SSH service and make a SSH session to the ESXi host... Continue Reading →
XFCE set google chrome as default browser even for evolution
gio mime x-scheme-handler/http google-chrome.desktop gio mime x-scheme-handler/https google-chrome.desktop
msg.snapshot.error-QUIESCING-ERROR” in vCenter Server
You get this when you clone a powered on vm. From: https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2069952 To resolve this issue, start the Windows Virtual Disk service: Log in to the Windows operating system as an Administrator. Click Start, type services.msc, and press Enter. Right-click the Virtual Disk service and click Start. If this does not resolve the issue, disable VMware snapshot provider in... Continue Reading →
Powercli 6.5 error with add-pssnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Cor
They have chnage the way to app snapin! Get-Module -Name VMware.VimAutomation.Core -ListAvailable | Import-Module #add-pssnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core Error: add-pssnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Cor add-pssnapin : No snap-ins have been registered for Windows PowerShell version 3. At line:1 char:1 + add-pssnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Cor + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo : InvalidArgument: (VMware.VimAutomation.Cor:String) [Add-PSSnapin], PSArgumentException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : AddPSSnapInRead,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.AddPSSnapinCommand
UpdateManager strange errors after migrate. interface com.vmware.vim.binding.integrity.baselinemanager is not visible from class loader
From: https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2147284 Cautions: The following is a destructive task. Ensure you have working backups and/or snapshots of the vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 before proceeding. Connect to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 via SSH Run the shell command to switch to the BASH Shell:shell Stop the VMware Update Manager Service:service-control --stop vmware-updatemgr Run the following command... Continue Reading →
Error in Vsphere web Flash client. Cannot navigate to the desired location. Error details: An error occurred while activating extension vsphere.core.inventory.domainView. Invalid domain view id: vsphere.core.inventory.domainView
From: http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2010/07/how-to-unregister-vcenter.html 1. Point your web browser to your vCenter server: https://VC-Server/mob and login. 2. Click on content: 3. Locate and click on ExtensionManager: 4. Click on the plugin you are interested in removing: 5. Record the plugin key id which will be used to remove the plugin: 6. Now, go back to previous page and at the... Continue Reading →
Virtual Center Appliance pre check failed Error: Source vCenter Server schema validation found an issue.
from the migration log: 2017-08-18 15:31:41.969Z| migration-assistant-5973321| E: ParsePreUpgradeOutput: Error: Failed to discover a system name that is compatible with both your VMware vCenter Server certificate and your VMware Single Sign-On certificate that can be used to migrate to a VMware vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller. 2017-08-18 15:31:41.969Z| migration-assistant-5973321| I: ParsePreUpgradeOutput:... Continue Reading →
Update failed Virtual Appliance when using proxy.
The proxy settings is only for http (in gui). You need to set this for https also. This is done from the cli. Enable ssh on the appliance ssh login with root com.vmware.appliance.version1.networking.proxy.set --protocol https --server 192.168.1.1 --port 8080