Restore vCenter Server from 6 to 5.5 If Upgrade Fails

Dear Folks,Yesterday I'd a interesting challenge from my follow colleague to restore the vCenter from 6 to 5.5 with using the backup and snapshot. Initially before migrating doing the task I've done the testing in the Lab environment it went fine without any trouble since it is New environment that has been build for this… Continue reading Restore vCenter Server from 6 to 5.5 If Upgrade Fails

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Repointing the vCenter Embedded PSC to External PSC

Hi All, I've recently migrated the embedded PSC to external PSC with and without DSN names.When I migrated the PSC with DSN name.I've ran out an permission related issues while migrating(still figuring it) Why PSC required in separate server?Platform Services Controller services that must be running are VMware License Service, VMware Identity Management Service, VMware… Continue reading Repointing the vCenter Embedded PSC to External PSC

What happens when you deploy a VM from Template.

A template is a master copy of a virtual machine that can be used to create many clones. When you clone a virtual machine, you create a copy of the entire virtual machine, including its settings, any configured virtual devices, installed software, and other contents of the virtual machine's disks. So when you start deploying a VM… Continue reading What happens when you deploy a VM from Template.

Distributed Virtual Switch corresponding to the proxy switches

Yesterday,I come across to weird information  on the recently added host.There was a error message in the below This issue wasn't found for quite sometime after addition of the host in the cluster.Host is initially was in the enterprise plus licensing(evaluation mode) and someone has changed the license for the which in place cause the issue.… Continue reading Distributed Virtual Switch corresponding to the proxy switches

Running scripts is disabled on this system

After a long time,I was thought of launching the powercli it end up with an error messsage ". : File C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\vSphere PowerCLI\Scripts\Initialize-PowerCLIEnvironment.ps1 cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled on this system. For more information, see about_Execution_Policies at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=135170. At line:1 char:3 + . "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\vSphere PowerCLI\Scri ... + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ +… Continue reading Running scripts is disabled on this system