Tag Archive: vcenter Server 5.5

vMotion – A general system error occurred

Updated 20170127 Apparently this applies to vSphere 6.5 as well according to a comment below. Thanks Joe for letting us know ———————————————————————– The other day i had an issue with vMotion migrations in my vSphere environment running the following versions: vCenter Server 5.5.0 build 2183111 ESXi 5.5.0 build 2143827 The error i was seeing happened at …

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Storage vMotion fails with error Already disconnected

This blog post applies to vCenter Server version 5.5. U2d and ESXi server version 5.5 U2a. A few days back i got involved in a virtual machine migration (VM) issue. The VMs were suppose to be migrated from one vSphere cluster to another without any chance of mounting one of the vSphere clusters datastore(s) to the other …

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ESXi hosts disconnected in vCenter Server

While upgrading a VMware vCenter Server to the latest release, 5.5 Update 1b which can be downloaded here, i ran into two issues while trying to connect the ESXi hosts when the upgrade was completed. The ESXi hosts were all disconnected after the vCenter Server upgrade. The solution/s to my problem/s are documented in different VMware knowledge …

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vCenter Site Recovery Manager installation fails.

This post was updated 2014-01-22 since a KB solving the problem has been published by VMware and can be found here There is a first time for everything and this will be the first blog post on vcdx56.com with content not experienced by myself. I received this very useful information from a colleague, Patrik Ruthberg, …

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Move vCloud Director based VM between vSphere clusters

A customer contacted me a few days ago and wanted a operational procedure for moving a vCloud Director (vCD), version 5.5, based virtual machine (VM) from one vSphere cluster to another vSphere cluster. My customer uses vSphere version 5.5 and had one major requirement that had to be taken into account. The VM has to …

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vCloud Director based virtual machine virtual hardware

Yesterday i received an email from a customer asking me why Virtual Machine (VM) VM version 10  was not available for his vCloud Director (vCD), version 5,5, based virtual machines. My customer was able to upgrade his vSphere based virtual machine to the most recent virtual hardware version and both types of VMs were hosted …

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