Author: Giuliano Bertello

NSX Controller on VCF and VM Storage policy out of compliance

DISCLAIMER this post is based on VCF on VxRack SDDC. VCF DIY / ready-nodes might be less prescriptive in terms of constraints or have different supported configurations. VI Workload Domain Creation Wizard When a workload domain (WLD) is provisioned in Cloud Foundation from SDDC Manager, a default VM storage policy is created and associated with […]

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Cloud Foundation LCM Update Failed on ESXi Host Upgrade Bundle

Recently I was running some Cloud Foundation upgrades for a customer and encountered a problem trying to execute an ESXi upgrade bundle. The error was the following: clicking on the host name that’s all you could see from the GUI ESX_UPGRADE_VUM_PRECHECK_CLUSTER_SIZE_INVALID Not super meaningful in all honest. All you can see is that Update Manager (VUM) […]

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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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