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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Troubleshooting failing LCM update on VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2

I’m working extensively with SDDC Manager and VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2 (VCF) on VxRack SDDC lately and I encountered this problem trying to execute an LCM (Life Cycle Manager) update: Pending due to failed domain A quick look at System Status > Workflows showed a failed workload domain problem was: that was an old already deleted […]

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