cannot login vcenter due to log full

vcenter 6.0 we cannot ssh or use 5480 port // immediately logout so we use step below to gain shell access https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2069041  Symptoms Logging in to the root account of VMware vCenter Server Appliance fails. The root account of the vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 and 6.0 is locked.  Purpose This article provides steps to reset … [Read more…]

terminate install or upgrade vmware tool task which stuck

1. Connect by SSH to your vCenter Server ESXi 2. Run the following command to get a process ID number (replace the vm_name) vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms | grep “vm_name” 3. The first number on left is your process ID number 4. Kill the installation process (replace the id_number) vim-cmd vmsvc/tools.cancelinstall id_number   https://communities.vmware.com/thread/584851

vCenter 6.7 with Active Directory Sync Fail

ERROR on VCENTER : “Cannot load the users for the selected domain.” Solutions check ad with dns by SSH to vcenter. Check DNS IP address # less /etc/resolv.conf # This file is managed by systemd-resolved(8). Do not edit. # # Third party programs must not access this file directly, but # only through the symlink … [Read more…]

veeam vm restore log location

To compile your logs via the log compilation wizard, click the blue Menu button in the top left-hand corner of the gui and go to Help -> Support Information in the Veeam Backup & Replication console. This wizard will allow you various methods to compile logging. For Backup, Replication, and other jobs, select “export logs for … [Read more…]

veeam backup copy

Environment 1 Windows server + veeam backup and replicate (vbr) 1 windows server at DR site as backup copy repository step add windows server dr as inventory in vbr ip hostname/username password create backup repository as this new server create backup copy VBR BACKUP COPY https://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/vsphere/backup_copy_select_point.html   Restore Point Selection Veeam Backup & Replication does not necessarily use a … [Read more…]