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vSAN “Datastore does not match current VM policy”

Deploying new VM using vSAN policy will fail either with PBM error “No VASA Provider for schema namespace (VSAN) found”  or “Datastore does not match current VM policy”. Snapshot or backup task may also fail with error “Invalid virtual machine configuration. There are currently 0 usable fault domains. The operation requires 1 more usable fault […]

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HCX Network Extension HA

The High Availability feature for HCX Network Extension appliances was introduced in the version 4.3. This was a big deal, because if someone needed HA for their appliances that extend L2 networks (as this is a basic requirement for the resiliency) to the cloud and wanted to use VMware’s stack in particular, they had to […]

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How to silence vSAN Health checks

vSAN Health checks can be silenced through UI as well as RVC. Using both methods, we can silence the check and also restore any silent check. Through vSphere UI :- Through vCenter Ruby Console (RVC) :- RVC method uses the check IDs to silence or restore vSAN health checks. To list the status of all […]

Posted in: Linux

Scheduling tasks through Crontab

cron is a utility which is used to schedule and execute the command at the scheduled time. crontab (cron table) is the file which contains the entries of the scheduled jobs. Each user can have their own crontab. Users can be restricted from manipulating crontab files through /etc/cron.allow and /etc/cron.deny files. – If cron.allow exists, […]

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