You might have noticed that when you open a VMware SR most of the time you get questions about product versions, timestamps, logs, Skyline Org. Over the last 5 years I use the template below with my customer and it has reduced the amount of questions and therefore speed up the resolution of SRs.
Disclaimer: This is not …
Skyline Health Diagnostics 3.0 has been released. You can upgrade your existing appliance from the settings tab. If you are on 2.5.1 you have to upgrade first to 2.5.2 and then to 3.0.
I noticed that Skyline alerts in vROPs are automatically canceled and during the next adpater run recreated which can cause duplicated alert notifications. This can be adjusted by applying the following configuration.
Login to each vROPs node by SSH
1cd /usr/lib/vmware-vcops/user/plugins/inbound/SkylineAdapter3/conf/ …
The VAMI has been removed from the current Skyline Collector 2.7. So a manual upgrade from VAMi is no longer possible but you can trigger a manual upgrade from commandline.
1ssh root@SKYLINE-COLLECTOR First step is to check for a new version
1vamicli update --check Output if a update is available
1root@skyline [ ~ ]# …
With ovftool 4.4.1 you can directly deploy ovf/ova files from an remote url.
As decribed in William's blog post here: https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2020/10/ovftool-4-4-1-upload-ovf-ova-from-url-using-upcoming-pull-mechanism.html
Well that did not work for me so I have done some troubleshooting.
So I downloaded the …
Yesterday I have upgraded my LAB VCSA from 184.108.40.20600 to 7.0.1.00100. First I had some difficulties using the build in online upgrade which is very likely caused by my bad internet connection. So I have downloaded the VCSA patch iso from: https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch …
First you have to login to SHD using the shd-admin user account.
shd-admin / Password set during installation
After successful login you will see the Collect Logs & Analyze page:
vCenter example: ESXi example: Here you can provide the vCenter or ESXi details so that SHD can trigger a log bundle automatically.
I tried to add my freshly installed rPI 4 running ESXi on ARM to my HomeLab vCenter. It failed with “A general system error occurred: Unable to push signed certificate to host 192.168.0.99”
The root cause is that the rPI has no battery backed RTC therefore the time is out of sync and all certificates are invalid.