How to find hardware issues with SQL errors in an vmware environment. A read of the file at offset succeeded after failing 1 time(s) with error: incorrect pageid #vExpert @VMwarevSphere #esxi #database #sql #sqlserver #microsoft

I ran into som very strange problem on an SQL server this fall that I need to tell you about. The Error A read of the file 'D:\SQL PATH\Data.mdf' at offset 0x0000001ad60000 succeeded after failing 1 time(s) with error: incorrect pageid (expected 1:214336; actual 14854:3166640).  Even if we see these error SQL was able to... Continue Reading →

Choose SCSI Controller to get the best performance on a VM. What SCSI controller on VM shall I use. Queue Depth settings on ESXi. Queue Depth in Windows VM. Pure Storage performance. @PureStorage @VMware #vExpert #esxi #performance

Last post I was looking at vCPU configuration on a vm to get best performance on a vm. Now it is time to take a look at performance on the disk side. To test performance I used CrystalDiskMark. Finally I was able to add a file in WordPress, the link to the file is at... Continue Reading →

Problem with Nimble plugin in VirtualCenter 6.7U3 or any other plugin. #VMWare #VirtualCenter #nimble #storage

How to completely remove and start from scratch regardning Nimble Plugin in Vcenter. W had the plugin that was in running mode 1 - Unregister the array from VC in Nimble 2- Clean the VC cache SSH to vcenter server shell service-control --stop vsphere-client service-control --stop vsphere-ui cd /etc/vmware/vsphere-client/vc-packages/vsphere-client-serenity rm -rf com.nimblestorage.* cd /etc/vmware/vsphere-ui/vc-packages/vsphere-client-serenity rm... Continue Reading →


Please follow this great guide from Cody! When you come to the point when you shall install or update something stop! Now it is time for proxy stuff. Apt proxy settings sudo vi /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/proxy.conf Acquire { HTTP::proxy ""; HTTPS::proxy ""; } Linux For other Linux stuff you want to add this in root users... Continue Reading →

Brocade San Switch – Commands to know

Show switchshow - Indicators like no light or In_sync will be displayed portshow <port> - Provides report on errors on a port porterrshow - provides gist of port errors, look for delta of counters portstatsshow <port> - Provides details of port errors portstats64show - Extension of portstatsshow when 32 bit counters do not suffice, look... Continue Reading →

Upgrade Datacore manually

How to manually upgrade Datacore. Download the Datcore Software Do you have DCSAdmin Password? If you don't, get it. If you have lost that password another blogpost is about to be done to explain howto change that. Connect to both nodes 1. Check System Health 2. Check version. Server Group DataCore Servers Version: 10.0.PSP5 Update... Continue Reading →

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