Tag Archive: Windows Server 2008 R2

Migrate Hyper-V 2012R2 VMs To Nutanix AHV

The following blog post will cover the steps taken when I migrated a Hyper-V 2012 R2 VM running Windows Server 2008, called VM01 below, to Nutanix AHV version 20170830.115 and Nutanix AOS version 5.6. Yeah I know that Windows 2008 R2 is not the most modern OS but that was the constraint in this case …

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VMware vSphere Update Manager service fails

So a few days back i had some problem with the VMware Windows based vSphere Update Manager (VUM) Server that didn’t start after rebooting the virtual machine (VM) where the service runs. All other VMware related services running on the VM started without any problem. vCenter Server (and VUM) version running was 5.5.U1b was running …

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vCenter Orchestrator client won’t start – java security issue

This will be just a simple blog post about how to get passed a potential Java security issue/problem when you want to start the vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) client. This is verified for the following infrastructure: Windows Server 2008 R2 Java version 7 update 51 vCenter orchestrator 5.5 My customer tried to start the Orchestrator client …

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Password complexity problem in vCloud Automation Center 6.0

Yesterday i encountered a password complexity problem when installing vCloud Automation Center 6.0. My customer requires a 24 character password for all their service accounts and the passwords are automatically generated. The vCAC service account for running the vCAC IaaS services was configured with the following password: )ERj%l28AFh2(RT)!8#”1234 Yeah i know 24 character for a …

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