Dedicated Edge cluster with vCloud Director 9.0.x and migration scenario

With vCloud Director for Service Providers 9.0 come a lot of new features most of which have already been greatly summarised by Tom Fojta in this article vCloud Director 9 What’s New as well as this official white paper In this article I’m focusing on the “edge gateways placement engine” a long awaited features which allows […]

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Connecting to embedded PostgreSQL on vCSA 6.5 to unlock NSX Controller settings

In my home lab I used the vCenter Server Appliance all the times and l due to limited resources I need to change the NSX Controller memory and cpu settings. This is not possible by default because these VMs are protected. In order to remove the protection you need to delete some entries from the […]

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Out of sequence application of 2.2.0.2 bundles prevent application of 2.2.0.1 bundles on workload domain.

This is going to be a very quick post to share my finding with VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2 and the 2.2.0.2 fix bundle. The VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2.0.2 is an update bundle release that upgrades both Lifecycle Manager (LCM) and VMware NSX for vSphere. Source: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Cloud-Foundation/2.2.0.2/rn/VMware-Cloud-Foundation-2202-Release-Notes.html As I work full time on VMware Cloud Foundation I […]

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SDDC Manager LCM Update status “Pending due to failed domain”

Context: From SDDC Manager I’m trying to execute an LCM update of Cloud Foundation from version 2.2 to 2.2.0.1 and I’m getting “Pending due to failed domain” To see the status of each workload domain component select Lifecycle Management > Inventory check each component until you find something marked as failed, in my case it was […]

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