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VCSA “wcp” service keeps crashing

“wcp” service crashes due to which the ESXi host can not be put out of maintenance mode (other symptoms can also occurs however I have never come across those) The VCSA “wcp” service keeps crashing while starting due to an invalid entry in the wcp config file Error executing start on service wcp. Details { […]

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vPostgres service fails to start on vCenter Appliance with FATAL error “bogus data in lock file” on VCSA

This article helps to get the vPostgres service up if the service is failing to start with FATAL error “bogus data in lock file” # service-control –start vmware-vpostgres Perform start operation. vmon_profile=None, svc_names=[‘vmware-vpostgres’], include_coreossvcs=False, include_leafossvcs=False 2019-11-06T21:38:14.283Z   Service vmware-vpostgres state STOPPED Error executing start on service vmware-vpostgres. Details {     “resolution”: null,     “detail”: [ […]

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vpxd service crashes with ODBC error “ERROR: integer out of range” on vCenter 6.5

vpxd service may crash due to out of range integer value for surr_key after long usage vpxd log will show error message like below :-[Vdb::IsRecoverableErrorCode] Unable to recover from HY000:1102020-06-12T19:46:47.037Z error vpxd[7FD1CE34C700] [[email protected] sub=Default opID=HostSync-host-39197-3811cb39] [VdbStatement] SQLError was thrown: “ODBC error: (22003) – ERROR: integer out of range;–> Error while executing the query” is returned […]

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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/  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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