Patch ESXI over SSH

By rsebayang

There are two ways in conjunction to patch the ESXI. First one leveraging VMware Update Manager which is best option to choose if you have bunch ESXIs in multiple cluster. You could take advantages to centralize the stage of patch including for remediation process. Second one is over SSH but you have to do it…

Windows Recovery Mode Doesn’t Recognize System Partition

By Rachmadona Sebayang

If you are running with VMware environment and patch your Windows Server regulary, sometimes when you got an issue and requires your to rollback the last patch. How you are gonna do to resolve the case? Yes, that’s right! You will need to boot into recovery mode either by in-built feature which available on Windows…

Unable to Consolidate VM: File is Locked

By Rachmadona Sebayang

Recently i had weird case during the consolidation of one my production VM, several users reported slowness while they are working and then after had gone thru i found it had snapshot persist. Not sure why it was not deleted as supposed post the backup activity completed. So, i raised a ticket to VMware support…

How to Get List of Protected VM in SRM – Part 2

By Rachmadona Sebayang

In previous post https://rachmadona.net/how-to-get-list-of-protected-vm-in-srm-part-1/ we discussed how to export the list of protected VM on SRM. Now, we are going to have further detail report to get the list of such against protection group detail. Post you get the VM name detail along with it’s vmid (see previous post), this time you have to run…

How to Get List of Protected VM in SRM – Part 1

By Rachmadona Sebayang

SRM is a great tool for your VMware environment for replication purpose from primary site to secondary site in case of disaster. It allows you to maintain the whole VM as it is without having specific setting respectively (presume you are adopting L2 extended VLAN within your DCs). But based on my experience, unfortunately it…

Foundation & Proctored Exam VCP

By Rachmadona Sebayang

The Foundations exam is unproctored meaning that you can take it from your own PC at home or of your choosing. The Unproctored VMware exam discount code also allows one person to take up to 6 (six) online, Unproctored VMware Certification exams at 70% off the normal price. Once the voucher has been ordered for you, the VMware exam discount voucher codes expire 12 (twelve)…

Proper Way to Restart The vCenter Services.

By rsebayang

If you  are running vCenter installed on top of the OS, sometime upon received an incident, service got hung and need to be restarted. Whereas you don’t want to reboot the OS since it will be taking time considering some OS files requires to be reloaded. it is possible to restart the vcenter services while…

Allow Flash for vCenter Web Client When Using Chrome

By rsebayang

I’m not sure since which version Chrome has blocked flash player for certain URL, especially in this case for vCenter web client. I tried to download the chrome last time with version 68 (perhaps the latest one) for my lab but somehow i getting below screen whenever accessing web client for vCenter even though i…