Tag Archives: VMware

How to migrate NSX-V to NSX-T 3.2.0.1 with the Migration Coordinator [Fixed topology] 2

How to migrate NSX-V to NSX-T 3.2.0.1 with the Migration Coordinator [Fixed topology]

Ever needed to migrate NSX-V to NSX-T? During this post, i’m going to break down the steps for migrating a NSX-V Data Center Environment to NSX-T. This migration is based on one of the available fixed topologies in the NSX Migration Coördinator. Lab overview The lab contains of the following: 1 management vCenter (vc01-mgmt.vk.lan) with…

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Unable to change VM config in vCloud Director 9.7 error: "class: java.lang.NullPointerException" 5

Unable to change VM config in vCloud Director 9.7 error: “class: java.lang.NullPointerException”

The following error message was shown in the vCloud director GUI after trying to modify the VM: “class: java.lang.NullPointerException”. The issue occurred on every VM configuration update such as: edit description, changing resources etc. Troubleshooting on vCD layer I tried to find some additional logs by logging into the vCD cells and searching for the…

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Partially powered off state error caused by duplicate VM in vCloud Director 9.7 6

Partially powered off state error caused by duplicate VM in vCloud Director 9.7

This week we experienced an issue with two virtual machines not showing the correct values in the vCloud Director view. Both virtual machines had 2 vCPU when we checked the virtual machine properties in vCD, but the values were totally off when we compared the values with the VM properties from the vCenter GUI. The…

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Virtual machine is associated with a wrong resource pool in vCloud Director 9.7 7

Virtual machine is associated with a wrong resource pool in vCloud Director 9.7

Virtual machine is associated with a wrong resource pool was the warning i had on two virtual machines in vCD. Those 2 virtual machines were also disappeared from the resource pool view in the vCloud Director GUI. Because of that, I wasn’t able to vMotion those virtual machines to the new resource pool (cluster). In…

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Detaching a resource pool from PvDC failed in vCloud Director 9.7 8

Detaching a resource pool from PvDC failed in vCloud Director 9.7

Detaching a resource pool failed in vCloud Director with the following error message: [ID] ValidationException Delete_Hub_Containing_VMS . This week i needed to troubleshoot a task that failed in vCloud Director that occurred during the detaching of an resource pool in a provider vDC. The following error was reported in the vCloud Director GUI as shown…

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How to enable VMware vSphere authentication proxy with ease in vCenter 6.7 - Step-by-Step 9

How to enable VMware vSphere authentication proxy with ease in vCenter 6.7 – Step-by-Step

vSphere authentication proxy is a service that is available in every vCenter server. By default, the vSphere authentication proxy service is set to manual and the service is not in a running state. With vSphere authentication proxy you can easily domain join an ESXI host. The vCenter server will serve as a proxy to domain…

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Failed to set the time via NTP Details - vCenter upgrade failed 6x Step-By-Step 10

Failed to set the time via NTP Details – vCenter upgrade failed 6x Step-By-Step

Yesterday I had a scheduled maintenance to upgrade a vSphere environment from 6.5 to 6.7U2. This includes the upgrade from vCenter version 6.5 to 6 7U2C. Unfortunately I had a NTP error that caused the failure of the upgrade job. The deployment of the target (vCenter) appliance with the ISO file provided by VMware wasn’t…

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