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vSAN Evacuation pre-check for Node, Diskgroup OR Disk

You can do a precheck for a vSAN Host, disk or diskgroup evacuation with with evacuate all data, ensure accessibility or no action options. vSAN ESXi host Evacuation Pre-check To fetch the UUID of the vSAN cluster hosts :-[[email protected]:~] cmmds-tool find -t HOSTNAME owner=5bc74ddf-6e77-df6b-1442-005056016fc3(Health: Healthy) uuid=5bc74ddf-6e77-df6b-1442-005056016fc3 type=HOSTNAME rev=0 minHostVer=0 [content = (“esxi-2.labs.org”)], errorStr=(null)owner=5bc74de0-dd5b-9199-e5ea-005056016fbb(Health: Healthy) uuid=5bc74de0-dd5b-9199-e5ea-005056016fbb […]

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vPostgres Database useful commands

Command to connect vPostgres : /opt/vmware/vpostgres/current/bin/psql -d VCDB -U postgres We can also connect with the vPostgres database using pgAdmin tool : vPostgres configuration related files :- /storage/db/vpostgres/pg_hba.conf – This config file stores the information about the users that can connect to the database. It also stores the info about the information about from where […]

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vCenter Appliance Networking Commands

Tool to check and modify the vCenter Appliance Network related configurations: # /opt/vmware/share/vami/vami_config_net Network eth0 configuration file : # /etc/systemd/network/10-eth0.network  Command to list all open ports on PSC and vCenter Appliance: – # iptables -L port_filter -n –line-numbers From the above Iptables o/p, identify specific port is being used for which service : # iptables […]

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What’s new in vSphere 7.0

Hurray! vSphere 7.0 is out. It’s a major release which has lots of new and additional features like LifeCycle Manager service, improved DRS, Assignable Hardware and more security with ADFS (Active Directory Federation services). For more info on 7.0 refer below links :-Features :- https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/03/vsphere-7-features.html Release notes :- https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/7.0/rn/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-70-release-notes.html Upgrade Best practices for 7.0 :- […]