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

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 …
NUMA | vNUMA | Should we consider “Cores per socket” VM configuration in vSphere?

NUMA | vNUMA | Should we consider “Cores per socket” VM configuration in vSphere?

Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog is a consolidation (one reference point) to understand NUMA, vNUMA, “why it is important in the world of hypervisors?”, changes in vNUMA from vSphere v6.5 onwards, advance configuration overrides, rule of thumb, recommendations on “Cores per Socket” VM configuration for vSphere v6.7 and …
Passthrough enabled PCI Graphic Card, reports problems (Code 43) in “Windows OS” guest VM

Passthrough enabled PCI Graphic Card, reports problems (Code 43) in “Windows OS” guest VM

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the title states, this blog is about the passthrough enabled PCI Graphic Card, which reports problems inside a “Windows OS” guest Virtual Machine. Use case: The PCI device, in my case is a “NVIDIA GTX 1080 TI” graphic card. Hypervisor: ESXi 6.7 U2 Guest …
PCI Passthrough – “Module ‘DevicePowerOn’ power on failed”

PCI Passthrough – “Module ‘DevicePowerOn’ power on failed”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Slightly deviating from the NSX focus, thought I should share this resolve, to help the wider community. Use case: The PCI device in my case is a NVIDIA GTX 1080 TI graphic card. ESXi 6.7 U2 After, you configure PCI Device passthrough on the ESXi …
Update vCenter v6.5 U1 to v6.5 U2 via VAMI – EULA “Accept” button greyed out

Update vCenter v6.5 U1 to v6.5 U2 via VAMI – EULA “Accept” button greyed out

Reading Time: 2 minutes In my previous blog post here, I shared one of the challenges to update vCenter v6.5 to v6.5 U2 in order to prepare the environment for NSX-T v2.4.  To know more about the preparation follow the link below:Preparing the vSphere Infrastructure for NSX-T v2.4 Install/Upgrade …
Unable to update vCenter Server Appliance from 6.5 to 6.5U2 via VAMI

Unable to update vCenter Server Appliance from 6.5 to 6.5U2 via VAMI

Reading Time: 4 minutes It has been a while, vCenter 6.7 has been released and is what I have been using “primarily” for my home lab along with other versions of compatible VMware products. With the release of NSX-T v2.4 and its specific version interoperability, brought my attention to …

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