Tag Archive: license

Change ESXi license using PowerCLI

A few days ago a new customer asked me to review the PowerCLI script used for the initial ESXi host configuration. The ESXi hosts are factory installed and the most recent batch of ESXi hosts were all configured with the “VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5 License” license. This means the initial ESXi host automatic PowerCLI configuration …

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VSM response error – Not licensed for entity

A few weeks ago one customer changed his evaluation licenses for vCenter Server, ESXi, vCloud Director (vCD) and vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) to their newly purchased licenses. The customer runs the most recent versions, at present time 2013-04-12, of vSphere (ESXi 5.1 and VMware vCenter Server 5.1.0b 947939) and VMware vCloud Director (5.1.1 868405). Everything looked ok in …

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vCenter Orchestrator Player mode

When i logged on to a vCenter Orchestrator server a few days ago i was a bit surprised because i was not able to edit any workflow. I could still run the workflows but the “Edit” option was greyed out. Walking through the vCenter Orchestrator Client UI i found that the vCenter Orchestrator server were …

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