VMware vExpert / vExpert Subprogram – What is it? Eligibility, Acceptance Criteria, Benefits and how to apply?

Reading Time: 3 minutes I am honoured to be part of the vExpert and vExpert NSX subprogram for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020) now, it has not only provided me the platform to share my knowledge/blogs with the further wider vCommunity but has also introduced me to many skilled and talented individuals to learn from. Therefore, I thought it would be a good opportunity to write a blog on expanding the vExpert Program for many of the aspirants out there…

Migrate ESXi from vSS to vDS v7.0 – Fails: ThrowableProxy.cause

Reading Time: 2 minutes Unable to Migrate ESXi Host(s) from vSphere Standard Switch (vSS) to vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS). Environment – ESXi v7.0, vCenter v7.0, vDS v7.0. ESXi Host(s) either loose connectivity or the network changes are rolled back when trying to migrate from vSS to vDS. The vSS has two active vmnics (pNICs) and the migration to vDS fails, even with a single vmnic migration…