vExpert 2019 Applications are Open!

Quick heads up to say the vExpert 2019 Applications are open and the applications will be accepted until Friday February 8th at midnight PDT. Expect the announcement on applications by end of Feb/Early March. Visit the vExpert blog here for all the information and the link to applying: https://blogs.vmware.com/vexpert/2019/01/07/vexpert-2019-applications-are-open/

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Mellanox VIB Incompatible With 6.5 Upgrade Bundle

Introduction While upgrading from ESXi 5.5 to ESXi 6.5 Update 2 the upgrade bundle might show as incompatible in VMware Update Manager. Investigating the error message shows that there is an incompatible VIB in use. In this case it is the Mellanox VIB for Mellanox hardware. If you don't use Mellanox hardware this VIB can … Continue reading Mellanox VIB Incompatible With 6.5 Upgrade Bundle

Nutanix CVM Error – Disk Space Usage /home On Controller exceeded 80%

Introduction Over time old logs and old software starts to build up in the CVM /home directory. The following error will be observed in Prism Proceedure Log onto a CVM of the cluster in question with the 'nutanix' account. The default password is 'nutanix/4u' but this may have been changed in your environment. Check the … Continue reading Nutanix CVM Error – Disk Space Usage /home On Controller exceeded 80%

Regenerate Expired Cisco UCS Certificate

The default (self-signed) UCSM keyring certificate must be manually regenerated if the cluster name changes or the certificate expires. The default certificate is valid for one year. Ideally you have replaced the default certificates but if you haven't then you will see the following Major alert in UCS Manager when the certificate expires : The … Continue reading Regenerate Expired Cisco UCS Certificate