Larger environments tend to integrate their monitoring and ticketing systems. Some also add automated workflows based on alarms. The problem when setting up these workflows is how do you test the workflow is triggered based on specific alarms?
Pop Quiz Q: What’s the maximum number of disks per SCSI Controller?
A: It depends.. On your VCP exam, you would have said 15. Correct.
Although if you want to clone or snapshot and quiesce a VM, the maximum is 7 disks per SCSI controller.
Lets face it, there’s lots of things the web client sucks at. Using a console window in the browser is one of them.
This bar at the top of the console window just takes up space.
The storage views tab in the vSphere client disappeared, and vCenter System Services displayed some of the following errors: unable to retrieve health data from https://localhost:443/vsm/health.
It’s amazing how much is going on when you dig through logs. On this occasion I was looking at “tasks & events” of a host and noticed a lot of network errors.
By accident while in Cluster Settings / Datastore Heartbeating, I noticed a datastore wasn’t available of one of the hosts.
Trying to mount it from the vSphere client failed with a popup: