For some reason, our monitoring alerted that the service “vsphere-ui” from the vCSA it was having some problems randomly. From the user perspective only we noticed some slowness when navigating within the HTML5 client.
I took a quick view of the VAMI I saw this message from the VMware vSphere Client service:
The server is running low on heap memory (>90% utilized.)
So it was time to solve those random alerts about memory utilization....
Prologue With the release of vSphere 7 at the beginning of this month, I decided to make a post about how to install vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) which is quite simple.
Which are the new features? Check this post from my friend Graham Barker to find out!
Let’s move on!
Proceed to download the «VMware vCenter Server 7.0.0» ISO file from my.vmware.com Mount the ISO file and execute the installer.exe file : Prerequisite: We need DNS if we want to deploy vCenter with an FQDN but if you don’t have it or you can’t for any reason, you can trick the installer and put the IP address as the hostname and it will work....
This is a quick post of an error I found sometimes while deploying a new vCenter server appliance with an embedded PSC on the vCSA 6.x installer.
The problem In my case, I was trying to install vCSA 6.5 without DNS (this is why the system name has an IP address and the DNS is itself). Also, notice that the network section is empty:
If you try to continue with the installation, it will show you an error:...
A quick post talking about a new external PSC in vSphere 6.0 environments.
As you may now the vCenter product is composed by the PSC (Platform Services Controller) and the vCenter component.
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