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vSphere : File is being locked by a consumer on host

In your vmkernel.log file you can see ” NFSLock: 2210: File is being locked by a consumer on host”. In my case, all the Hosts which shared the same NFS Datastore had the same error. Related posts: vSphere : VMs remains “disconnected” after a HA failure. Tips – Enable copy / paste through the console…

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vCAC 6 : Request remains in state “In Progress”

In vCAC (or vRealize Automation now), many requests were blocked in status “In Progress” since few weeks or months! The task was not more present in vCenter orchestrator or vCAC. I will give you a fix to clean up all these tasks that remains “In Progress” : In this example, the resquest number “92” is …

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Powercli : Check and connect VMs network cards

With this script you will be able to export a list of VMs with Network Cards disconnected. The script will generate a csv file. And at the end of the script you will be able to modify all the network cards that were in a disconnected states.   ######################################################################################### ## Script check VM netword cards   …

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Script – Grow VMFS datastores in command line

Recently, i have worked on a script to automate these operations because it involved a lot of datastores. The script only works if the LUN hosting the datastore has previously been expanded. For more information regarding the command line describe in this article you can check this  2002461. Update :02/06/2015 – Add Powershell + plink…

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Virtual Machine : VMware tools do not start automatically

After updated a VM Linux (Centos) I realized that the VMware tools were not starting over automatically. This post is based on the  KB : 2050592 You can follow these step to resolve the issue : Log in to your virtual machine and locate the vmware-tools-config.pl file. [root@test01 /]# find -name vmware-config-tools.pl ./usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl Then execute…

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Horizon View : TOP necessary KB that you need to know

  VMware offer you the top 20 list of  VMware Horizon View KB that you absolutely need to have 😉   Manually deleting linked clones or stale virtual desktop entries from the View Composer database in VMware View Manager and Horizon View (2015112) Generating and importing a signed SSL certificate into VMware Horizon View 5.1/5.2/5.3/6.0…

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VIEW – Failed to setup View Composer error 0xc0000409

On a new setup of View Composer on Windows 2008 R2 you’ve probably encountered the following error : “Failed to setup View Composer error 0xc0000409“. To fix this issue, you need to disable the UAC Features in Windows 2008R2.   And that’s it. Reboot your server and restart the installation program.   Related posts: vCenter 5.5 :…